Welcome back to #KCACOLS. I hope you are all well! We had 54 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! 🙂
This week we woke up to a lovely view of snow! It’s not often we get snow in London so the girls were very excited about it. I also ended up doing my tax return at the last minute this week. I managed to get it done on time but only a few hours before midnight! Next time I will definitely be starting it earlier!
Each link up, I love sharing a couple of photos from my last 2 weeks on Instagram, so here are two of my favourites:
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*SNOW TIME* ❄️❄️ Happy Friday! It finally snowed in London! We have been hearing for a few days that it would be snowing but it hadn't happened until now! We knew last night that we expected to be waking up to snow, so the girls were up at 6 am this morning screaming with excitement. Bless them! 😍 I don't know what it is about the snow but it always brings a big smile to your face, isn't it! I guess because we don't have it that often it is still a novelty for us and we love it! 💕 We didn't know if the school will be open or not today but because it wasn't a severe situation, the school decided to open today but that didn't stop the girls to enjoy the snow at all. They decided to change their clothes and got ready to school early, so they were able to walk to the school and play a little bit with the snow on the way! 🌨 They really enjoyed their walk and arrived at school on time and ready for choir at 8 am in the morning! Happy Snowing Day! 😃 Is it snowing where you are too? #snow #London #snowing #snowinginlondon #winter
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*GETTING WARM AND COSY WITH REGATTA OUTDOORS* We have worked together with @regattaoutdoors many times in the past and we are big fans of their products. This winter they sent us some jackets (swipe left to see more photos of what we got) to keep the whole family warm and dry during the colder weather. And let me tell you, we REALLY need them! It is freezing cold out there! We love that not only do their products keep us dry and warm but we also look and feel good. I know they will also be of great quality too, which is another thing we like so much about their clothes. We love that we can always find everything we need for the whole family! Their prices are very affordable too and they often have special offers and promotions! I have published a blog post with lots of photos of our jackets. You can check it out here (https://www.amomentwithfranca.com/regatta-outdoors-fabulous-winter-jackets-for-the-whole-family) or by clicking the link in my bio 😊 Are you and your family ready for this winter? #RegattaGreatOutdoors #familyclothes #jackets #winterclothes #gifted
#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! I am so excited that we have more than 11.7k photos that have used the hashtag! I am thrilled! I would love it if more of you could use the hashtag for your photos and of course it would be even better if we all also spread some love there! I am featuring 1 photo from the community that has caught my eye since the last link up. This time I’m featuring BETH from Life as Mum. See her photo below:
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Today has been one tough day. Not really sure what to say and don’t really have anything to post. I am feeling so drained and just want this week to end. I’m going to have a panad ☕️ then go for an early night. I hope you all had a great day! • • • #channelmum #channelmumvillage #myhappycapture #northwales #northwalesphotography #welshblogger #freerangekids #wheremywelliestakeme #rockingmotherhood #pbloggersuk #kcacols
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NOW BACK TO THE LINKY
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We had 56 link ups. We had 2 posts that needed more comments on Friday. But by Saturday morning we reduce this to 0 posts. HURRAH! So all the 56 posts that were linkup had 4 or more comments! That is brilliant! I am so happy about that! Thank you so much for all your comments!
Regarding the people that have not commented on the post before theirs, we got 14 people on Thursday. By Saturday morning we reduced this number to 5. I thought that was great too!
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.
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
I would like to say THANK YOU so much to KELLY-ANNE from Mimi Rose And Me and ANN from Rainbows are too Beautiful for helping me with the commenting this week! They have done a fantastic job! It was lovely co-hosting with them!
GUEST CO-HOSTS FOR THIS LINK UP
My first co-host this week is SARAH from Digital Motherhood. This is the 3rd time that Sarah is co-hosting this linky. It is lovely to have her back. She has a parenting blog. She is married and a mum of one. She has a background in Graphic Design and for the last 9 years, she has worked in website management, digital marketing and social media. She set up her blog to share her experiences of being a working mum, in the hope that other working/work-at-home/freelance mums (and dads) can relate to her posts. Please give some love to her social media accounts which are (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her twitter handle (@sarahjcronshaw) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, 35 Great Days Out With Kids In The South Of England linked up too. Please if you could go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
My second co-host this week is MAINY from Myrealfairy.com. It is lovely to have Mainy again helping me with the linky. The last time she co-hosted was last year in September. She has a lifestyle blog. She embraces the mystical, quirky, literary and the fairy-like. She is based in Dorset where she lives with her 2 gorgeous sons, partner and friends. She uses her blog to express her views on lots of different things that she likes and has an interest in. I’m looking forward to co-hosting with her again. Please give some love to her social media accounts which are (Twitter, Instagram, & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her twitter handle (@myrealfairy) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, Childcare provision made easy with Childcare.co.uk linked up too. Please if you could go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 3
The person who commented the most this week was CAROL from Virtually All Sorts. It is great to see Carol back at the top 3 commenters. She has always done fantastic with her lovely comments! I really appreciate how supportive of this linky she is! She has done fantastic commenting on 54 posts! So pretty much all the posts! BRILLIANT! Thank you so much, CAROL! Her post from last week was Prisoners ~ Poem #wonderfulworldofwriting Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
The second person who commented a lot was LANA from Finding Inspiration In The Chaos. She is again at the 3 top commenters! YEE! As I mentioned last time, she has been very consistent for the past few linkups which is lovely to see. She has been amazing commenting so many of your posts. She commented on 49 comments! One of her posts from the last link up was 8 Stay At Home Valentine’s Day Date Ideas For Parents Please go to the post and give some more love if you can.
The third person who commented the most this week was JENNA from Northern Bird. I am so happy to see Jenna in the top 3 commenters again. This will be her second linkup being with the top 3. She has been amazing with her commenting. She has commented on 48 posts! HURRAH! Thank you so much, JENNA! One of her posts from last week was Author Spotlight: Andie M Long Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 6
Behind Carol, Lana and Jenna were MRS J from Typical Mummy with 43 comments, HELEN from From Mummy to Mum with 38 comments and BREAD from My Queer Little Family with 21 comments. Thank you so much to all of you! 🙂
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, SARAH @sarahjcronshaw and MAINY @myrealfairy 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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