Tagged: outdoor dining

Portable Patio Dining Table with Folding Frame

Everyone loves a garden party. The burning smell of sausages cooking on the BBQ, the scream of kids charging around the garden, the sight of Grandma getting tipsy on the chilled wine, the dog running off with the half cooked chicken pieces. Ahh! Bliss! Everything would be great if only you had a table to put all the food onto. You thought about using the table from the house only it’s too heavy to drag around… So here you are instead – hosting the most perfect garden party your neighborhood has known for a decade – and everyone is juggling their plates on their laps while trying to pass around the serving dish of salad. What you need is a light weight portable patio table…...

Butterflies, bugs and Slugs

One of my favorite blooming trees is the ‘butterfly plant’ or the Buddleia. Not only are the flowers lovely to look at, if you are lucky and the weather is right they will be covered in butterflies. Last year there seemed to be a low amount of butterflies around but this year, myself and the kids, have already spotted quite a few different types. Now some people would give you lots of interesting data about them, but as you will know I’m not ‘some people’. Instead I can tell you with complete factual accuracy that we have seen a blue one, white one, one with orange tips, and a red patterned one. See – told you I am an expert! We have also noticed lots...

5 Step Guide to Finding the Perfect Place for your Outdoor Dining Table

Today, toddler and I went on a bus ride to the local indoor play barn. I’m not quite sure which bit for him was the most exciting. Maybe it was the play barn (which is his second favorite thing in the world), or the bus journey (which is his favorite thing in the world)… but today I think all things might have been outdone by the excitement of sitting on a bench at the bus stop for 20 minutes watching the traffic go past. This may seem like a bore to a grown-up but to a three year old it is an exciting time. You start by climbing on the bench and then jumping up and down and crawling along it. You investigate underneath it...