Tuesday Treats..The 5 Linkys I Love Best

It is a long time since I have done a round up of my favourite blog posts from the past week. A lovely weekly endeavor I share with my tuesday treat blogging friends Ruth Chris and Lizzie. We have been rather remiss lately but lovely Ruth has singlehandedly kept us on track and now I am back on board  ready to have my say too!

This week I am doing it rather differently though..I all about linkys at the moment.

There are only a few I join in with but I do love the ones I do, and wanted to have the chance to tell you about them.

My very favorite linky is Mammasaurus’s  How Does your Garden Grow and least week saw her celebrate her 50th week of running this lovely linky. It attracts many bloggers to leave links to their gardening posts. In fact the linky brings together a whole community of garden lovers sharing their garden tales and it’s all rather gorgeous. It is the most lovely linky full of posts heavy with photos, fragrant, floral  and earthy. Everyone visits each other and comments away and it really is a happy flowery place to be. One of the highlight of my Thursdays.

I also love Tara Cain’s The Gallery. Tara is a very chilled out kind of lady and she makes very few demands of her linkers. she simply suggests a theme and away you go really snapping a photo or recovering one that fits the theme. This week the theme is ‘Happy’ and it is week 184 of The Gallery which remains as popular as ever.  I like that you can write about your photo and share the story behind it (I am a woman who loves words)  The Gallery takes place every Wednesday.


Gallery logo The Photo Gallery: Week 184


On Monday’s my lovely pal Liz (a sister tuesday treater)  has a wonderful thrifty linky I often join in with. Magpie Monday encourages bloggers to share their second hand finds and it is a delight and a great source of  inspiration. Car boots, charity shops flea markets and garage sales are all explored and treasures found and displayed on this lovely community linky of like minded thrifters.


Two much newer linkys now, both of which really appeal to me . First up over at the  Reading Residence is Jocelyn’s Word of the Week. This is a fab linky where basically you find a word to sum up your week and blog about it. I love reflecting on themes in my life and I just love words and what they can convey. This is an extremely popular linky considering it hasn’t been round very long at all. I think the fact that bloggers are writers mean writing about words sits well with them. It’s lots of fun  and pulls together a real mixed bag of blog posts. This linky takes place on a Friday


The Reading Residence
 Last but by no means least my dear friend Jen from  Love Chic Living a UK Interiors blog has very recently launched a Love Your Home linky. Despite being an interiors blogger Jens’ not the fancy pants unattatinable interiors type. She is all about real, lovely homes that are as individual as you are. The linky is full of people celebrating what they love about their home. It has given me lots of inspiring ideas. I just love it. It takes place on a Thursday.

Love Chic Living and Love Your Home

So five very different linkys that have introduced me to many lovely new blogs and filled me with ideas.

Which linky’s do you love best?



  1. April 29, 2014 / 9:20 am

    Ahhh I love you – Thursdays are my fave day of the week now – such happy feelings from the garden posts 🙂
    Lovely choices – I love the Magpie Mondays one, need to check out the newer ones now 🙂
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  2. April 29, 2014 / 9:32 am

    Ooooh, I love these linkies. I wish I had time to join in more.
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  3. otilia
    April 29, 2014 / 10:08 am

    great links indeed! i also love “how does your garden grow linky” lots
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  4. April 29, 2014 / 10:51 am

    I can;t wait to do HDYGG for the first time this week! Have been doing The Gallery for nearly three years now, a great way for bloggers to find other bloggers. I am a huge fan of linkies.
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  5. Chris at Thinly Spread
    April 29, 2014 / 10:55 am

    A lovely selection Becky! I’m desperate to join in with How Does Your Garden Grow and you have reminded me that I must asap! I’ve always loved Magpie Monday, I think it is my absolute favourite because it throws up such a variety. The Gallery will always hold a special place in my heart because it is where I ‘found’ the blogging community and, again, I must join in soon – it’s been too long. The others are new to me so I shall shimmy off anf check them out, thank you!
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  6. Coombemill
    April 29, 2014 / 11:18 am

    I need to do more on Magpie Monday but I love the others here. Love your home is new to me, I may have to take a good look as I’m loving our new Tree Tops Cottage which is nearly finished.
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  7. Mum of One
    April 29, 2014 / 2:10 pm

    I must try and join in with these more, I just never seem to find the time but I love the community feeling of a linky.
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