Those were the good ole' days, when people actually used the front porch.
A simple porch stocked with rockers and plenty of potted flowers.
And a much simpler porch, an ole' church pew and a few fire logs add a little bit a' charm.
Old time porch.
Wicker filled porch.
Our dream was to build a log home with a full covered front porch.
Our back patio....KIDDING! :-))
This really takes outdoor living to a whole new level. For some inspiratioinal outdoor living, front porch ideas etc. check out hgtv.com. What is missing in this outdoor kitchen? PEOPLE! I prefer the top photo. rockers filled with people visiting. Sure, for staging purposes, the outdoor living kitchen is appropriately furnished and stocked with the expensive and mind you, it is truly beautiful and functional. Come on over to my patio, let's visit and have an old fashioned cookout! I'll bring my Cracker Barrel rocker out and we will ROCK! Stay long enough, relax and take in our evening sunset at the White Tank Mtns. :-)