Barb at Grits and Glamour is hosting a porch and patio party.
I know Barb from when she posted on HTE a forum where I used to post.
And I am also joining Diane from a Picture is worth 1000 words, for Second Time Around Tues.
Here on the east end of Long Island, it is still too cold to sit on the porch..so I will show you pics from last year.
I have a wrap around porch, so in the mornings we have our coffee on the front porch..
When we built this house 8 years ago, dh didn't want a porch, but I persisted, and he agrees it was a good choice..
We live in a summer community, very quiet in the winter, and during the summer we enjoy all the joggers and walkers and bike riders going by while we have coffee..I get very tired watching all that exercise..:)
I found this little wicker rocker with cushion on the way to the ocean one day. It had a sign on it..FREE...I brought it home, washed the chair and cushion and painted it white. It was in perfect condition, and my little gkids like to fight over sitting in it! :)
This is the back porch and deck...
The wicker set was given to me by my cousin who bought it at a museum sale. She was moving and couldn't use it anymore. I showed it on a Blue Mon., so if you have seen it scroll on by..:)
It is very old, it has springs and is HEAVY. The ottoman for the matching chair opens for storage.
When the sun gets to hot in the front, we move to the back..I have ceiling fans in the front and back...they are a little noisy though, sometimes it sounds like "incoming" like on MASH, but it keeps it cooler and the bugs have a hard time in the wind!
We keep a small frig there for cold beverages, and I cozy it up with rugs etc...I will take better pics this year...I wasn't a blogger last year, so didn't think to take pics when it was all set up..Who knew??
We love the porch, very peaceful..and it is just a short walk to the beach..
Thanks for coming, and please visit Barb and Diane for other entries..
See you for Outdoor Wednesday I hope!