We had a beautiful day for Thanksgiving, so when my friend Kelli (who was coming with her parents, bringing our total to eight) asked if we would be eating out on the porch...um, YES.
Our dining table only seats six, so we had planned to set up a second table in a square configuration in the dining area (which we did last Christmas, and it makes for great conversation), but after Kelli's suggestion (genius, pure GENIUS), we instead took our dining table out to the porch and put it in line with the table out there:
The decorations? The Twiggy candleholder from Crate and Barrel:
Between the venue and the company of family and friends, it was a perfect Thanksgiving.