Monday, July 26, 2010

Outdoor Café Pleasure at Home

Coffee, food, music, and a breath of fresh air! If this is your trip you can go to an outdoor café for a relaxing weekend or free time. But there are times when we don’t want the crowd or the hassle of traveling far from home. Yet we still want to experience an outdoor café ambiance. Why not create one at home. You can even customize the look for a more personalized view. Having an outdoor café at home has many advantages. You can spend your time endlessly and you can have it your own way. It means that you can do anything you want. You can have the feel of an outdoor café without leaving home. Like it’s said, “Home Sweet Home”. You can even impress your friends by inviting for free café leisure at the comfort of your own home. Now, here’s a simple idea to get that outdoor café relaxation at home.

The Setup
An outdoor café setup is simple. You will just need some outdoor furniture such as;
• A little table for two or a larger one if you want share it with your family and friends. The shape will depend on your preference.
• Chairs, but some tables on the market come with chairs but you can select one for yourself. It could be a regular chair, a bar stool, or a semi-relaxing chair.
• More importantly of course is an outdoor shade. Any type of an outdoor umbrella would do but for a more relaxing setup, it would be nice to use an offset patio umbrella. Because the pole will not be an obstruction, it can be a very relaxing view outside.

The Ambiance
A cup of coffee and the sound of your favorite music can be so lovely. But it will be much more relaxing if you can feel the extra warmth and ambiance of a fireplace especially during cold seasons and nights. A portable patio heater will do the trick. You can have the ambiance of a traditional fireplace without the hassle of maintenance and refueling. Your relaxation will go smoothly in serenity.

The Food and Drinks
Coffee is an all-time favorite on cafés, but you can have whatever you want. For those of us who loves coffee, most of the favorite coffee flavors can be prepared at home. You may buy a premixed coffee flavor. And a portable coffee maker is now available on the market. For a food, there are a lot of food that can be easily prepared at home. For a quick delicious recipe, please visit Martha Stewart.

You can customize your own setup but as a start-up you may follow this simple idea. You can now enjoy an outdoor café, with a cup of coffee and your favorite book or magazine. Have a great weekend!

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