Welcome back to #KCACOLS. We had 24 linkups 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.
ALSO, PLEASE remember to comment on the co-hosts and host posts. We are allowed to change our posts on the following Saturday after the linky is live. So, please be aware of these changes during the second week. There are a lot of people that are skipping the first 4 posts which is very disappointing. These posts are part of the required comments, so please don’t skip them.
Finally, remember that FRIDAY NIGHT is the deadline for all comments.
It is finally the Easter break and now we have the girls back at home. We haven’t planned anything specific apart from perhaps visiting some new parks, do an Easter Hunt and spend more time together. We are doing some works at home so we will carry on doing that during the holidays.
I have a couple of campaigns these last couple of weeks with Metcalfe’s which by the way, I am loving them. They are my guilty pleasure at the moment and they are only 84 calories for 18 grams so it is the perfect snack at the moment for me. We also did a fun campaign with POP TV promoting their Easter Moves competition. It was so much fun filming for this. I also got the best news: I finally reach 30k on Instagram! I am so excited! It is lovely to see my account slowly growing.
Each linkup, I love sharing a photo from my last 2 weeks on Instagram, so here is my favourite:
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 24 linkups! On Thursday we had 5 posts that needed more comments. By Friday night (deadline for commenting) we managed to reduce this number to 3 posts. We almost did it this time. Hopefully, we can do it for this new linkup.
Regarding the people that have not commented on the post before theirs, we got 6 people on Thursday. By Friday night, we reduced this number to 2. I think one is a pending issue and the other one missed the hashtag.
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. 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 JADE fromThe Autism Page. Jade helps me with the linky on a regular basis which is lovely. It was so helpful that she was also available for this new linkup. She helps me with the linky on a regular basis which is lovely. 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. I 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, A Robot Tutor At Home linked up too. If you could please go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
My second guest co-host this week is HELEN from Twins Tantrums and cold coffee. I am so excited to have Helen as my co-host this week for the 4th time. Helen joined this linky last year and since then she has been very active within the linky. Helen is a stay at home mum of 3 kids under 3 (2 of them are twins). She is based in Devon. She has a parenting blog and writes about her life with her boys and how ridiculous it can be some days dealing with such young children. She has a background in journalism. She spent nearly 15 years as a reporter and deputy news editor at the Plymouth Herald newspaper and still write for them as a columnist. She also has been travel writing for over 10 years. She is sarcastic, real and especially honest. Please give some love to her social media accounts which are (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her Twitter handle (@twinstantrums) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, 15 Easy Easter Craft Ideas For Kids linked up too. Please if you could go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 3
The first person who commented a lot was DANA fromA Mamanista Life. This is EXCITING! I am so happy to have Dana at the top of the 3 commenters again. She has done an amazing job. Thank you so much, Dana, for all your lovely comments. She has commented on 21 posts! Her post from last week was Power Balm by The Kind Planet Company | Review Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
The second person who commented a lot was LANA from Kid can Doodle. This is AMAZING news! I am SUPER excited to have Lana within the top 3 commenters for the first time. It is really nice to be able to feature. Thank you, Lana, for all your comments. She has commented on 20 posts! One of her posts from last week was Doodle Tips 2. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
The third person who commented a lot was HANNAH from Hannah and the Twiglets. This is fantastic! I am very happy to have Hannah within the top 3 commenters for the 6th time. She joined us last year so it is lovely to see her joining us since then. Thank yous so much Hannah for all your lovely comments. She has commented on 18 posts! One of her posts from last week was 20 Amazing Rainbow Sensory Play Ideas. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 6
Behind Dana, Lana and Hannah were SARAH-MARI from Tired But Crafty Mummy with 11 comments, LYDIA from Pandora and Max with 10 comments and JEREMY from Thirsty Daddy with 8 comments. Thank you so much to all of you! 🙂
For this week’s linkup I am linking up 7 Spring Cleaning Tips and Holiday Retreat: Benefits Of A Staycation In Nature 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 HELEN @twinstantrums 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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