What's more inviting on a September afternoon than a shady porch? There are lots of great porches in most Southern towns - and, yes, farther afield as well. Here's one of my favorites from a neighboring town:
I drive past this house fairly often and always slow down for a quick drool. It's beautiful all spring and summer, but it may be at its best during the Christmas holidays. Every year there's a new theme - something unexpected and consistently stunning. I can't wait to see what the owners have up their decorating sleeves this year. Stay tuned . . .