Welcome back to #KCACOLS. We had 32 link ups last time! 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 on the #KCACOLS linky page! 🙂
Please remember that this linky is all about commenting hence the reward of being featured. I cannot chase people individually. That is why I send the “Thank You Email” so people can check the list and also make sure if they have been mentioned so they can go back to the linky and do their commenting.
Now that we have been in lockdown for so long, there is no much to share with you. We have been on holidays for 3 weeks and we will be starting homeschool again next week. We have been indoors most of the time although this week we braved ourselves and went out for a few short walks. We really needed the fresh air. It was nice. The weather has been lovely lately which has definitely helped. My girls have been bonding more than ever which is so lovely to see. Bella also helped daddy to cut his hair. The idea was to trim it a little bit but she ended up shaving it all off lol. He was desperate to cut it all. I wonder how many men are having this issue no lol? I bet the hairdressers will be fully booked when this is over!
We received a few products to review. We got Blume Baby Pop from Blume World which is so cute. We did a little bit of gardening too. I have linked up my post to this linkup. We also got an easter hunt box with a Jumanji themed. We got the movie too. It is very cool. My girls loved it. I have also linked up this post. We also got a few games to review from Frozen 11.
I hope you are all well and safe.
Each linkup, I love sharing a photo from my last 2 weeks on Instagram, so here is my favourite:
#KCACOLS ON INSTAGRAM
Thank you so much for using the #KCACOLS hashtag on Instagram for all your photos. It is lovely to see your photos there! We have more than 13.8k photos that have used the hashtag which is lovely! I love when you use the hashtag. After a lot of consideration, I have decided that I will not do a feature on my post any more. But please keep using the hashtag. I always check it and like all the photos there.
KCACOLS CROWD FACEBOOK GROUP
THANK YOU to all of you that have joined the #KCACOLS CROWD Facebook Group. You can join us here. Also if you do join, please send me a direct message with the name of your blog so then I know who you are without having to figure out your blog name 🙂
NOW BACK TO THE LINKY
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We had 32 linkups! On Thursday we had 7 posts that needed more comments. By Friday night (deadline for commenting) we manage to reduce this number to 3 posts. I am happy that we managed to reduce the commenting. Again I had a few people that linked up and run again this time and they will be blocked.
Regarding the people that have not commented on the post before theirs, we got 9 people on Thursday. By Friday night, we reduced this number to 6 people. I’m happy that we reduced this number a little bit which is good.
Also, remember to comment on the co-hosts posts. Please also be aware that I’m BLOCKING URLs/Emails of people that have joined the linky and have not commented on any posts for consecutive weeks. If you find I have blocked you by mistake, please contact me.
I also wanted to say that I will need all your comments to be done by Friday as I won’t be doing any counting on Saturdays anymore. So Friday Night will be the deadline for all comments for now on.
The linky will be open for 2 weeks until the second Wednesday at 8 pm or until we reach 100 link ups, whichever comes first.
The co-hosts and I will be allowed to change our posts on the following Saturday after the linky is live. Please be aware of these changes during the second week.
I would suggest that you link up one post each week so you will be able to share something different and current each week. I will also be more strict regarding commenting on the post before yours.
I’m not tweeting individual people once the linky is live but I will tweet the people that have been featured and mentioned. I’ll also post a link to the new linky post on the KCACOLS Facebook Group, pin it on my Twitter account and on my Facebook page together with some generic tweets. I will of course, email all of you the link. If you could also share it by clicking the link below that would be FABULOUS!
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NEW LINKERS:
PLEASE START by commenting on the post linked up before yours FIRST and then comment on any other posts 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 always, I have read and liked all your comments! We will do our best for you to receive a comment from someone on behalf of the linky (either the co-hosts or me).
GUEST CO-HOSTS FROM THE PREVIOUS LINK UP
GUEST CO-HOSTS FOR THIS LINK UP
My first guest co-host this week is MELINDA from Narwhal Moon. I am so excited to have Melinda as my co-host this week for the first time. Melinda joined this linky a few weeks ago and since then she has been very active within the linky which I really appreciate. Melinda has a parenting blog. She lives in Canada with her two younger kids, her husband and two cats. Her eldest son lives in the States with his father. She is currently working towards her Honours Bachelors degree of Environmental Studies with a minor in Geography at the University of Ottawa. She blogs about environmental topics, climate change as well as about her family live. Please give some love to his social media accounts which are (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, & Pinterest). He will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add his twitter handle (@mckomet ) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, Earth Day 50 – At Home! linked up too. Please if you could go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
My first guest co-host this week is JADE from The Autism Page. This is the 4th time that Jade is co-hosting with me and I am super excited to have her again. Jade is a married mum of two boys (5 & 3). She is based in the West Country between Bristol and Bath. She has a parenting blog where she shares information and resources related to autism that has been helpful to them since her eldest child was diagnosed at 2 years old. She also has another blog The Breakfast Page where she writes about breakfasts at home, review breakfasts when she is out as well as cookbook reviews. am looking forward to co-hosting with her. Please give her social media accounts some love (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her twitter handle (@theautismpage) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, How Routines Can Reduce Anxiety And Improve Development linked up too. If you could please go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 3
The first person who commented a lot was BRITT from Not Your Mom’s Gifts. This is amazing news! I am very happy to have Britt at the top 3 commenters for the first time. She has just joined the linky this time and she has already done a fantastic job. Love to have new linkers and especially featuring them. Thank yous so much Britt for all your comments. She has commented on 27 posts! One of her posts from last week was 10 Things You HAVE to Try When You’re Bored at Home. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can
Note: Just a quick note to mention that Melinda from Narwhal Moon was second with 26 comments but because she is a co-host this week I am featuring Jo who was after her)
The second person who commented a lot was JO from A Rose Tinted World. I’m so happy to have Jo again within the 3 commenters! Yee! Thank you for commenting so much! She has done a great job commenting on many of your lovely posts. She has commented on 23 posts! One of her posts from the last link-up was How To Make A Reusable Swiffer Mop Cover Please go to the post and give some more love if you can.
The third person who commented a lot was ALEX from One Clueless Mum. This is lovely news! I’m super excited to have Alex within the top 3 commenters. She joined this linky in 2019 and she used to linkup with us quite often and then she stopped, so It is lovely to have her back to the linky. Thank you so much Alex for joining us again. She has commented on 18 posts! One of her posts from last week was 7 Great Garden Activities For Kids. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 6
For this week’s linky I am linking up Our Jumanji Easter Adventure and Blume Baby Pop – How Many Blume Babies Will You Pop? so I hope you like it! 😉
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:
Every 2 weeks I will choose 6 people who have commented A LOT on the linky. Three will be featured and another three will be mentioned in my fortnightly Saturday linky post. This means that 6 people will get a backlink on my new linky post every other 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. I recommend you to link up one post each week to get the most of the linky.
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).
- the guest co-hosts posts.
- 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 other Saturday from 10 pm and will remain open until the following 2nd Wednesday at 08.00 pm or until we reach 100 link ups, whichever comes first.
6. If you would like us to tweet your post that is absolutely fine, just tweet your link to me @WithFranca, JADE @theautismpage and MELINDA @mckomet and we will retweet it. Please remember to use the hashtag #KCACOLS.
I look forward to reading and commenting on your posts!! 🙂
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