This is my idea of the perfect outdoor area. I have a small balcony and this would be divine at my place. The hanging lights can be bought from IKEA, they are solar lights which is so handy. I absolutely love this! With the cat!
Having grown up in Miami and only lived as far north as Atlanta, I can admit I know nothing of what my Northern friends call "real" winters–the kind that have you huddled indoors from December straight through St.