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Golden Mantel

I am decorating...woo hoo!  I am not going to decorate as much as last year.
The  fireplace mantel is done, along with the family and dining rooms.

Here's my husband's stocking.....Elf toe....LOL

And mine...of course, a high heel

We have lots to do.  Christmas is creeping  up on us.
Stay tuned for the kitchen reveal.
Happy holidays my friends.....XO
Stay nice and warm.

I am joining the following blogs for their linky parties.
 Our Fifth House 
A Very Mantel and a Party

Kathe With An E
Ivy and Elephants 
What's It Wednesday

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Hello, welcome to LifeandLinda. I am from Northern California. I enjoy blogging, Designing Blogs, Decorating, cooking, entertaining, gardening and clogging. I hope you enjoy your visit.


  1. lovely to see you decorating, don't do to much at once, make sure you feel up to it.........Love to see your fab house and wish you well in the new year

  2. Beautiful. Hope you are feeling well!

  3. Lovely! Can't wait to see the kitchen.

  4. Hi lovely lady.
    Your holiday mantel is Beautiful love the colors you put together for this. Hoping you are having a wonderful day.

  5. Your mantel is stunning and I love the stockings!

    Hope you are doing well...looks like your energy level is good. xo

  6. I've never seen a high heel stocking before! Hah, that's great!

  7. Your mantel is just lovely! Love all the gold touches. I'm happy to be following along now. Thanks so much for your visit!

  8. Looks so elegant and classy! Lovely job, Linda - as always. XOXO

  9. Your decorating is so lovely and sophisticated. Are you an interior decorator or just super savvy at it? Just wondering.

  10. Hi Linda. Your mantel looks gorgeous. But, then everything you do always does. Hope you are staying warm..Happy Wednesday..Judy

  11. Ahh so pretty! I love the elegance. Beautiful job with the garland and beading. Cute stockings!

  12. So beautiful!! Hope you are taking time out to relax. Don't over do it.

  13. So nice to see a post from you, Linda. Love your mantle-the deer and sleigh are gorgeous pieces. I am laughing at your elf and high-heeled stockings. You are too cute! I hope you are feeling well and doing okay going into the Holidays- xo Diana

  14. Oh, Linda, It's great to see that you are up to doing some decorating and your mantel looks wonderful. I'm almost done with decorating and have posted three of my projects and working on #4, right now. I have about ten more planned which will keep me busy with pics and posts right up 'til Christmas.
    I'd love to hear how you are progressing since your last surgery, when you have time.

  15. Hi Linda,
    Your mantel is so pretty. I like the deer and your stockings are so much fun. Gold is really in this season and I'm loving it!

    Looking forward to seeing the kitchen and I hope you are enjoying the first week of December;)


  16. Good morning, beautiful!

    Linda, it is so good to see you post again, and your mantle is FABULOUS! I'm not decorating much either, but just enough to feel the spirit of the celebration. Much love to you and I can't wait to see more of the kitchen! Anita

  17. Wow, you never disappoint.....looks gorgeous!

  18. Hi dear Linda,
    Your mantle looks so festive and perfectly dressed for the holidays. I look forward to seeing your kitchen reveal. I'm so happy that you're feeling better. xo

  19. Love the soft gold color of the deer and sleigh. Your stockings add just the right amount of whimsy, very pretty!

  20. Hello Linda,
    You had me at the Reindeer and sled.I love the gold. And the hubby elf cute.Your home is always so gorgeous to look at and you are most gracious...With that,
    I would like to invite you to Sherry's and my blog. We have something special to show you. We hope you will enjoy your visit.
    Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year,
    Marie Antoinette

  21. Everything looks so lovely, LInda! I missed your last post on Bloglovin' so I've subscribed now so I will be sure to see it all - can't wait for the kitchen reveal!
    Life has been insanely busy but I hope to talk to you soon, Wonder Woman. I want to hear all about your Thanksgiving. Mine was fun but drove through some wicked weather to get there!
    Hugs - talk to you over the weekend if you're home.

  22. It's all sooooo beautiful!!!


  23. Elf toe! Now that is a tricky way not to have to put so much in! Your boot is excellent thinking!

    Love the warm look of burnished golds...very pretty mantel and those reindeer really have presence.

    Keep merrying on...

  24. I'm having problems sending my comments...they just don't go! I said before that I hoped all was well with you....and that your mantel is stunning! I love it all and can't wait to have your kitchen tour. Enjoy your holiday season.

  25. I always enjoy stopping by and seeing your decorating prowess.

  26. Thanks so much for sharing with Adorned From Above’s Link Party. Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  27. Those animal print Christmas stockings are SO COOL!!!!! They are right in step with your style, and so much fun! The mantel is just beautiful!!! The gold tones make it look all the warmer!


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