Sunday, December 15, 2013

A little bit of Christmas…

Very little this year

It is one of those years where my Christmas Mojo…or Christmas decorating Mojo has gone south.

While I know it has been cold and stormy in the rest of the country

Here it has been hot . sultry even.


So…keeping it simple






Baby Jesus on the half shell

It’s Florida….what can I say




Yep…you see tile on our floor. Roof tile


Getting quotes….need to re-do the ole red tile roof


We are thinking about Ekoroof. Recycled plastic/rubber.

been used in South America for years…Just got hurricane code approval for Florida.

heard of it?


Merry Merry

Joy Joy


Rick Forrestal said...

You definitely dressed up the house for Christmas!
Simple is good. Not-freezing is good, too.

I love "Jesus on the half shell."
You are spreading the joy.
Thanks for sharing your festive trimmings.

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

Not freezing can. indeed, be good. But just a dusting would be oh so fun. For me....not the tropical flora and fauna...
Thanks Rick! Merry Merry to ya!

Linda @ DesignInMyView said...

Linda, when you took the nations temperature we were good and cold, for SoCal. Made some soup, tea and hot chocolate... but now back to too warm, challenging Christmas decor to create a faux winter.

I do like your gilded coconuts! And competition trophies (?) holding narcissus bulbs = fabulous.


Lady of the Woods said...

yes sultry, and I'm not happy about it December! over 90% humidity and 85 degrees? But your house looks cheerful, I love the wreath on the door! nice job!

rjerdee said...

I think simple is great! enjoy! and I haven't heard of that roofing material...

An Urban Cottage said...

Hey, Baby Jesus on the Half Shell Girl, your place looks pretty festive to me. I ain't got nothin'. No tree, no lights, no wreath. I really need to get me some ho, ho, ho. It's almost Joy time.

Seawashed said...

it looks very festive to me. I love that baby Jesus is on the half shell and that your nativity is white! Enjoy your warm weather!

Deborah said...

DeLovely. All of it.

VirginiaC said...

Did you say keeping it simple? Love all your joyous decorations for the season.
Your red mandevilla also looks very healthy outside that beautiful red door.
Merry Merry to you and yours too.

katie gavigan said...

Love it all! Have been waiting for you to share some glimpses, as your Christmas decor is always my favorite. Thanks for the inspiration, as always!!

Maria Killam said...

Linda, I completely love your Christmas decorating! Thanks for visiting my blog today! xo Maria

Ry @ Sotto Il Monte Vineyards said...

Looks great Linda. I love all the fun color in the room with the orange Chesterfield. Hot & humid - I'll take it any day over ice and snow!

tammy j said...

opulent simplicity!
and your humor and touches throughout. i knew i wouldn't be disappointed.
and as to the roof . . .
surely anything that is proven good for the environment and can withstand a hurricane . . .
is a good thing!
had to throw a little martha into the mix. sorry.

Unknown said...

So gorgeous, Linda! Your house always has such a cozy feel..."Jesus on the half shell"-love it!

Cobalt Violet said...

Yay! LOVE your decorations!! So happy and festive!
I think I might need some jingle bells. Hmm.


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