Guess what – - I made it back from Dallas! It was a great time there, except for the whole flight-back-home-getting-canceled thing. But I’m back and frantically catching up on blogging.
Today I get the opportunity to write about our deck – wahoo! I LOVE our deck – it’s awesome, and a big part of why we bought this house. When house-hunting, we were ready to put an offer on another house we didn’t love (it was a time crunch) but decided to go through one last house – we walked from the front door, out the back deck door, checked out the deck and yard and said “change the paperwork – we’ll take this one instead!”
We use our deck for EVERYTHING! – - it is the go-to place for our family to gather outside. A very integral part of our home. It has 3 separate distinct areas – a main one, one off to the side that drops down a step where we have our picnic table, and a lower level deck. The main area has built in bench seating all the way around – it doesn’t get any better.
We love hosting BBQs and utilize the outdoor space all the time. The kids play out there all the time – no matter what time of year. I would love to add a pergola sometime in the future, but other than that, it’s perfect.
The fun of filling water balloons – the hose is right off our deck – perfect:
Playing in the snow and breaking for hot chocolate:
These are just some of my favorite activities that my family enjoys on our patio. What activities do you and your family enjoy on your patio? Answer the question below and one of my readers will win a $25 Sears gift card!
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