Welcome back to #KCACOLS. I hope you are all well! We had 47 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! 🙂
We will have a 2-week break over Christmas and the New Year so this will be the last link up of 2018! We will be back on Saturday 5th January 2018. I, therefore, hope to see you all back on Saturday 5th January with all the new energy for the start of the new year!! I would like to wish you, the lovely #KCACOLS community, a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2018!
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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RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET PREVIEW Yesterday, Bella and I went to @themayfairhotel in Central London to see a private screening of Ralph Breaks the Internet hosted by @o2uk for their #O2priority. We have seen the first movie, which we loved so we were really looking forward to watching the sequel. * On the way I was telling Bella how excited I was to go to The MayFair Hotel again. Nick and I used to work nearby in Berkley Square. We spent a few evenings in the bar at this hotel with colleagues and friends. It brought back so many memories which was lovely to share with my eldest daughter! She was very interested when I was telling her about this which made me so happy! * When we arrived, we collected our wrist bands. We then waited in the lobby for the theatre to be ready to show the movie. The Hotel had some sweets for their guests, so you can imagine Bella's face when she found out that she was able to serve herself lots of sweets! Bless her! (swipe left to see more photos) * The movie was really good. Bella and I loved it! Synopsis: "Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, "Sugar Rush." In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet -- the netizens -- to help navigate their way, including an entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site BuzzzTube" * Our Thoughts: This movie is all about the internet so it was very relatable to me! I love how they have created this world and it was very interesting to see how they incorporated every aspect of it! The inclusion of the disney princesses was done really nicely and of course was Bella's favourite part! 😉 I won't say more because I don't want to spoilt it for you. * Ralph Breaks the Internet will be released in the UK on Friday 30th November. If you watch it, I hope you like it too! Are you planning to see this movie? #RalphBreakstheInternet #movie #screening #premier #themayfairhotel #london
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*THE HAPPY FEELING WHEN YOU KNOW YOU HAVE A BIKE TO RIDE FOREVER* - #AD As you may know my girls got lovely bikes thanks to @halfords_uk a couple of weeks ago and have been over the moon about them ever since. They want to ride their bikes all the time and its currently the main activity during the weekends if we are at home. It has been lovely to see their happy faces and being able to let them have fun with the bikes in the park. It is so much fun and the best part is that they keep themselves fit and tired them out!The latter is fantastic when you want your little ones to be in bed on time! 😉 Sienna has a lovely Pendleton bike in white and light blue (https://www.amomentwithfranca.com/pendletonbike) and Bella’s is a cool Wiggins Chartres bike in red and blue (https://www.amomentwithfranca.com/WigginsChartres). . As I mentioned before Halfords are currently offering 20% off all kids bikes + £10 off kids accessories when you collect within 7 days. If you choose to collect them from the store, the build is for free. Also, for £10 you can get Kids Cycle Care which is well worth it! . So if you are planning to get bikes for Xmas, this is the perfect time to have a look at their website, choose a lovely bike and take advantage of this offer! 😊 Are you thinking to get bikes for your kids this Xmas? . #bikes #bikesforkids #cycling #halfordscycling #yeshalfords #readyforchristmas
#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 11.5k 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 BREAD from My Queer Little Family. See her photo below:
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Out and about with Grandad Phil today. #qlf #queerlittlefamily #toddlerlife #toddler #welshblogger #toddlersofinstagram #toddlermum #welshmum #welshkids #lgbtfamily #samesexparents #twomums #pblogger #ukparentblogger #ukblogger #kcacols #rainbowfamily #pbloggers #ukparentbloggers #ukofficialblogger #bloggerclubuk #nonbinarymum #lgbtblog #lgbtbloggers #ceredigion #wales #snaphappybritmums #mumsnetparents
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NOW BACK TO THE LINKY
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We had 47 link ups. We had 9 posts that needed more comments on Friday. But by Saturday morning we reduce this to 7 posts. So we got 40 posts with 4 comments or more which is great! Thank you so much for all your comments!
Regarding the people that have not commented on the post before theirs, we got 7 people on Thursday. By Saturday morning we reduced this number to 5.
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 MALIN from Sensational Learning With Penguins and LAURA from Mummy Lauretta 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 second guest co-host this week is ALI from Ali’s Upside Down World. This is the 4th time that Ali is co-hosting with me. I love having her. As I mentioned before, she is a mother of two who likes to write about the things she does with her family, blogging and life in general. She is really lovely. I’m very excited to co-hosting with her again. Please give her 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 (@weirdoA) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, Pairfum Reed Diffuser Review 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 EMMA from Me and B Make Tea. Emma has co-hosted many times and she has been featured and mentioned lots of times too. She blogs about fun food ideas, days out, random thoughts and the bits in between! She is married and has a gorgeous boy. I have not met her in person yet but I hope we can do this sometime soon! Please give her 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 (@meandbmaketea) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, 40 Consumable Gift and Stocking Filler Ideas! 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 LANA from Finding Inspiration In The Chaos. Hurrah! She is back at the top of the commenting again for another week! I am so excited to see her here again/ She is doing great for the last consecutive link ups! It is great to have her! She has been amazing commenting so many posts. She commented, even more, this time, so she did 41 comments! One of her posts from the last link up was Happy Thanksgiving!! Fight the Negativity Please go to the post and give some more love if you can.
The second person who commented a lot was MRS J from Typical Mummy This is fantastic news! I am so excited to see a new linker within the 3 top commenters! Mrs J has linked up with us for the first time and she has done a great job already! She is second of the list! I love seeing new faces here! She has done a great job commenting on many of your lovely posts. She has commented on 20 posts! One of her posts from the last link up was 6 Fab Christmas Gifts from Small Businesses Run by Mums Please go to the post and give some more love if you can.
The third person who commented a lot was BECKA from Becka’s Bubble. This is great! It is so lovely to have Becky back to the top 3 commenters. She has been very kind commenting on so many posts. She is a great supporter of this linky which is lovely. She has commented on 19 posts! Super! Thank you so much, BECKA! One of her posts from last week was The Roversi Routine. Please go and give her post more love if you can!
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 6
Behind Lana, Mrs J and Becka were LISA from Lisa Pomerantzster Blog with 18 comments, FIONA from Coombemill with 17 comments and SARAH from Mummykind with 15 comments. Thank you so much to all of you! 🙂
For this week’s linky I am linking up Hotpoint SUPREMECHEF MWH338SX Microwave Oven Review and YELLIES! – The New Craze Toy From Hasbro so I hope you like them! 😉
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, ALI @weirdoA and EMMA @meandbmaketea 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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