Welcome back to my linky #KCACOLS. I hope you all had a fantastic week! We did AMAZING this week with 147 link ups! THANK YOU ALL so much for being part of the linky! I really appreciate your support. For new people joining us this week, I really hope you like #KCACOLS and that you come back again next time! You can also find out more about this linky in the #KCACOLS linky page! 🙂
There will be no KCACOLS next weekend as I’m having the long bank weekend off to spend with my family. We will be back on Saturday 3rd September. I can’t believe that August will be finished by then! I feel this year has passed by so quickly! How crazy is that… do you agree?
I’m so happy to let you know that the new Instagram Community #UnPocoDeTodo will start on 5th September. We finally have the LINKY PAGE ready with all the details, so please go there and have a read so you understand what you need to do so you can be ready to link up on the 5th! We are so excited about it and hope most of you can join us!
This week I had a much more relaxing week because Bella has been away at her uncle and aunt’s house so I have had some time to catch up with my backlog. I’m still behind but I managed to tick off some posts from my to do list so I’m happy with that. Of course I still have Sienna around so it is not a 100% child-free break for me, LOL! Sienna turned 2 years old last week and it has been a massive change for her. She seems to be looking so grown up lately! I just can’t believe that the two years have passed so quick! Today I shared a picture of her on Instagram that made me feel so overwhelmed about it. You can see it below:
Thank you again to all the people that are using the #KCACOLS hashtag on Instagram. We have almost 429 photos there which is fantastic! I really enjoyed going through your photos and I have liked them all and I’m trying to comment there as much as I can. I would love it if more of you could also use the hashtag for your photos and of course it would be even better if we all also spread some love there! 🙂
NOW BACK TO THE LINKY:
First, I will have to admit that I’m struggling a lot lately with my commenting. I really have very little time to be able to do all of my section. I always try my best to do it all but it is getting very hard lately. Having to administrate the linky itself is very time consuming because of the nature of it (checking all the commenting is done as required and also to count and check who are the top commenters every week, etc). I end up rushing every Saturday night preparing the linky post to have it all ready for you. I think I will need to find a solution to this issue but until I can find one, please bear with me guys. I will keep trying my best to comment as much as I can. You will see I haven’t finished my commenting this week and so there are some posts that will need that in order to reach the minimum of 4 comments per post. I will carry on commenting tonight and tomorrow but I promise I will finish.
As you can see the commenting hasn’t been the best this week and for the first time in a long time we have not reached the minimum of 4 comments per post. I’m very sad about it but I guess the more this linky grows the more difficult it is to achieve but I will find a way and I know we will be able to get there. I love this community and I’m sure we will all keep sharing the love! Apart from this we still have lots of people commenting a lot which is amazing. We have about 35 people commenting on more than 10 posts. Thank you so much.
I also haven’t had the chance this week to get the exact people that didn’t comment on the post linked up before their post. I’m so sorry about that. I will do my best next week to have this number. If you have any problems commenting on the post before yours please just send me a message and I will do my best to help. AGAIN, please do not link up and run. Also please do not forget to approve your comments.
THANK YOU again to all of you that have already joined the #KCACOLS CROWD Facebook Group. We have 104 members now and it has been fantastic chatting with all of you. You can join us here.
NOTE: If you receive a lot of comments, try to reciprocate to the ones that have taken the time to comment on your post. It is all about being generous between each other and spreading lots of love.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NEW LINKERS: PLEASE start with commenting on the post linked up before yours first and then go around commenting as much as you would like. Also, use the hashtag #KCACOLS when commenting (this is indeed very important so I can then see how many comments you are doing and then be able to feature you in my linky post which is always great for you as you get a backlink which helps improve your DA).
Thank you so much for all your comments on the host posts and the linky post. As you know I have read and liked all your comments! I can’t comment on all of your posts because of the lack of time. However you will always receive a comment from someone on behalf of the linky (either the co-hosts or me).
I would like to say THANK YOU so much to RACHEL from Rachel Bustin and MAINY from Myrealfairy.com for helping me with the commenting this week! It was the first time that Mainy has co-hosted and she an amazing job and of course Rachel as expected she was amazing too. They both have been super helpful this week. They have been FANTASTIC! I loved having them! 🙂
My first guest co-host this week is BECKY from Educating Roversi. I’m so excited to have Becky co-hosting the linky this week. We arranged this a long time ago and I can’t believe the date has finally arrived. It is her first time helping me and I’m sure she will be great. She has been away to Australia and she just came back this week and has a massive jet lag so let’s be patience with her, LOL! Just kidding, she is so ready to co-host this week and read all your posts! Yaay!
My second guest co-host this week is KATY from Hot Pink Wellingtons. This is also the first time that I’m co-hosting with Katy. I have featured her before for being super generous with her commenting. I’m very excited to have her this week. It will be so much fun co-hosting with her. She is so lovely! Please give her social media accounts some love (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her twitter handle (@hotpinkwellies) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, Mayfield Lavender Farm – a sea of purple linked up too. If you could please go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!!
The person who commented the most this week was CLAIRE from Now My Name is Mummy. This is the first time that I’m featuring Claire. She has just joined the linky not long ago so it is fantastic to see her spreading so much love already. I’m so happy and grateful that she is now part of this linky! She has been absolutely amazing this week commenting on 85 posts! How FANTASTIC is that? Thank you so much CLAIRE! Her post from last week was, It’s Ok… #3 #mumguilt. Please go to her post and give her more love if you can!
The second person who commented the most last week was LISA from The Irish Baby Fairy. This is also the first time that I’m featuring Lisa and she has also joined us not too long ago. I love having new people wanting to participate a lot within this linky. It makes me so happy to see this! She has been really kind this week commenting on 47 posts which is BRILLIANT! Thank you so much LISA! Her posts from last week was, 5 Things that give New Mothers Rage. Please go to her post and give her more love if you can!
The third person who commented a lot this week was EMMA from Upside Mum. This is also the first time that I’m featuring Emma. I’m so excited to have new people being featured this week and also people that have joined the linky not long ago. It is fantastic. She has been so nice this week, commenting on 46 posts which is FANTASTIC! Thank you so much EMMA! Her post from last week was, Surviving Scottish Summers. Please go to her post and give her more love if you can!
Behind Claire, Lisa and Emma was MADELINE from This Glorious Life with 29 comments, NICOLE from The Mum Reviews with 27 comments and LAURA from The Unsung Mum with 26 comments. Thank you so much lovely ladies!!! 🙂
Please do not forget to follow and check out the #KCACOLS Pinterest Board. We have pinned all your posts from last week’s linky so please go and have a look. There are some great posts that deserve a read!
Now let’s carry on with the linky:
Each week I will choose 6 people who have commented A LOT within the linky. Three will be featured and another three will be mentioned on my Saturday linky post. This means that 6 people will get a backlink on my new linky post each Saturday!
1. Be sure to grab the #KCACOLS badge which can be found below or on my sidebar. Simply copy the code from the box below the badge and add it to the text/html at the bottom of your post or place it on your blog sidebar.
2. You can link up to 2 posts per week.
3. You can share anything that you would like. It is open to absolutely any subject and also you can link up posts that are old or new. You are allowed to link up another linky ONLY if it is a promotional post about the linky and you can do this only once and I expect you to put my badge or a link to my linky and of course to follow the rules regarding commenting.
4. Comment on one of the hosts posts (choose one that you would like to comment on as I will be linking up 2 posts every week if possible). Then comment the guest co-hosts. Then comment on the post which is linked up immediately before yours and finally any other post that you would like to comment on. That way everybody receives at least two comments (one from the host/guest co-hosts and one from others).
5. This linky will be open every Saturday from 10 pm and will remain open until Wednesday at 11.59 pm.
6. If you would like us to tweet your post that is absolutely fine, just tweet your link to me @WithFranca, Becky @EducatingR and Katy @hotpinkwellies and we will retweet it. Please remember to use the hashtag #KCACOLS.
I look forward to reading and commenting your posts!! 🙂
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