Fall Holiday Shelf! (With a Couple of New Decorations and a FREE PRINTABLE!)

So far this year, you’ve journeyed along with me as I tested five new Fall recipes (CLICK HERE IF YOU MISSED THAT AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT NOW), and you’ve seen the outside of our home all decorated for Fall! (CLICK HERE IF YOU MISSED THAT AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT NOW!)

I’ve had a few people ask me about the decor around the inside of the house, and specifically: the Holiday Shelf!

For those who are new around here, my Holiday Shelf is my weak attempt at pretending I have a mantle. Here in Florida, we don’t have too many fireplaces, meaning we don’t have too many mantels, meaning I can’t decorate a mantel for all the seasons and holidays that I enjoy decorating for. So I’ve substituted a shelf in our foyer for that…and the Holiday Shelf was born!

Anyhoo, this is old hat to most of you – so, may I present to you, the 2015 Fall Holiday Shelf!


I know, I know what you’re thinking already. BLACK AND GOLD?! What on earth! Those aren’t FALL colors!

Well, here’s the thing. I’ve been itching to do some kind of decorating with black and gold for a while now, so I decided that now was as good a time as any. And mainly because…I found THIS:

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On the Road in October!

Less than two months until Christmas, people! I really cannot believe it – I’m not sure what exactly happened to the rest of 2014…I feel like I just got used to writing 2014 instead of 2013, ha!

Nevertheless, we’ve reached that point again – it’s time to look back and see what the most popular posts of October were! Here we go…

1. Holiday Sanity Savers – If you didn’t see this one, you really need to check this one out! I give away a lot of helpful secrets in this post!


2. Advanced Water Exercise Workout Routines – This was a fantastic guest post from the lovely Kaitlin at An Apple Per Day! I loved it, and I’m glad you guys did, too!

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