11 easy updates to your patio

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We’re in the midst of updating our backyard patio, especially now that Archer is big enough to enjoy playing outside. We found a pair of chairs and a low outdoor coffee table on our local Craigslist for a steal and I’m amazed how a simple, relatively inexpensive update has brought us so much more enjoyment of our patio.  And with a little creativity, you can create a beautiful outdoor living space for the whole family to enjoy as we head into the warmer months.  Here’s a roundup of 11 easy ideas to update your patio or porch.