Welcome to our kitchen! It’s small but mighty, and completely tied to the rest of the house. We used to have our dining table in the back nook, but took it out once to have company over and never put it back. I really love the way the space looks with just the barstools at the bar, but realistically it’s much nicer having the table there most of the time. With the back room freed up, we now use it for bike storage and a small office area. The desk in back that I installed folds down for when we need more space and is bar height so that we can use our stools there. It’s height is also a perk because it’s too tall for sticky little fingers to get to my paintings or paperwork!