Thursday, September 03, 2009

Hooked on Chimneas!

It's Fall - sorta - which means it's time to finally be able to spend time outdoors without melting - sorta. For those of us on the West Coast, it may be a while before it's truly nice outside, but we've got the hint of cooler evenings!!! I love this time of year because it's still fun to sit outside with your friends at the end of the day, enjoy a good bbq, some lovely glasses of wine, and maybe even a nice fire for s'mores (my ABSOLUTE favorite treat!) or just a little romantic ambiance.

All that goes to say that I'm Hooked on Chimneas! My parents recently redid their outdoor kitchen and the whole area is dreamy. Sure their granite out there cost more than my entire kitchen remodel, but what I really love is the outdoor fireplace/chimnea!

If you've got the space in your yard, I highly recommend something like these...and if you have a few extra bucks, do the built-in outdoor fireplace. They improve the value of your home as they become and "outdoor room" and they're just a ton of fun for entertaining!

I'm sharing this post with Hooked on Fridays. Best sure to visit the other blogging divas to see what they're hooked on this week! Thanks to Julia for hosting such a wonderful blog carnival, once again!!!


Angry Julie Monday said...

Love them, but our HOA is totally against many rules to live by in Irvine.

Terry said...

It's funny to me that these are becoming popular even as the idea becomes less PC. My parents had a big outdoor fireplace as I was growing up but once grills and charcoal became common, they dropped the big one like a bad habit.

Brandie said...

Hi and thanks for stopping by and leaving such a sweet comment. You just come back anytime. I would love to do an order for you.
Your blog is too cute! What neat stuff you have found:)!

Stephanie Faris said...

I love the one that's third from the bottom. I've always wanted one of those! Can't believe some HOAs are against them!

ImagineCozy said...

I sooo... want one of these on my patio. There is nothing like a little firelight under the stars! Great photos.

Annie said...

Amazing, Love some of them lots... wish I could do the same in my backyard!