Rich and I bought our outdoor wooden dining table and chairs from Ikea absolutely yonks ago. We have had them since we lived in our previous home so they must be at least five years old. Every year Rich suggests we buy new ones and every year I refuse and just give them a fresh lick of paint. However this year they’ve finally given up the ghost and are starting to fall apart. This may be due to a certain terrible-but-loveable toddler who has a tendency to destroy everything within his reach.
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