Tried & Tested

Tried & Tested Tuesday is a linky run by Kate at Family Fever and Colette at We’re going on an adventure and has been running now for some four years.

In case you are new here – let us tell you what Tried & Tested is all about.  We all know how useful reviews can be.  Most bloggers do them – be it things they have bought themselves or have been asked to review.  They are a useful tool for people looking for honest and thorough reviews of products they need, things they are considering buying, or even to introduce people to exciting new products they have never even heard of.  We always find ourselves consulting reviews before we make a purchase these days.

As bloggers ourselves, we know that promoting these reviews can sometimes be tricky – so we bring your ‘Tried and Tested’ – a place to share your favourite reviews, good or bad.  Get the word out there, share your thoughts and find other honest opinions along the way.  You never know, you might just find a review that hits you right between the eyes and sees you running out the door to buy that must have item!

We’ve decided to make some changes to Tried & Tested  for 2019 and instead of being open for one day a week, it will now open monthly but remain open for several weeks.  The linky will open its doors on the first Tuesday of each month at 8am and will remain open until the last day of the month.  (If you’d like to be reminded when the linky opens please tweet Kate to ask to be added to the list.)  Each month we will feature our favourite 2 reviews from the previous link up & these bloggers will be sent the code for a special “Featured Blogger” badge should they wish to use it.

If you link up please do make sure you visit your hosts Family Fever and We’re going on an adventure to leave a comment as well as a couple of others if you can! We do ask that you link a maximum of 2 posts each week to keep things fair for everyone – if you choose to link up an extra post please make sure you visit extra posts in the linky to balance it out.

We do our best during the course of the week to visit you all, leave a comment. If you’d like us to share your review on twitter please tweet @FamilyFever and @Lollinski using the #TriedTested hashtag and we will gladly retweet it for you. We would of course love it if you grabbed our badge and popped it on your post too!

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  1. February 18, 2014 / 2:38 pm

    I'm looking forward to joining in, I'm new to blogging, so I hope I can write a review in time. I've had one in mind for ages, so this is the perfect chance for me to write it 🙂

  2. July 8, 2014 / 9:36 am

    What an interesting concept. Well done.

  3. Brenda BusyBee
    September 9, 2014 / 10:40 am

    Just found this – such a great idea! 🙂 xx

  4. December 18, 2014 / 6:44 am

    I'm new to blogging and haven't joined a link party yet – looking forward to this one 🙂

    February 3, 2016 / 8:52 pm

    I love this idea! Looking forward to linking up lots more reviews!

  6. Wendy G
    April 19, 2016 / 12:32 pm

    Thanks for this I can't wait to try!