About The Front Porch

Located in downtown Pennington in a charming two-story house, we are the ThePerfect Place to find the Perfect Gifts, Invitations and More!

We offer a wide selection of unique items in all price ranges including baby gifts – many can be personalized, home decor, seasonal items, jewelry & accessories, greeting cards, paper products. Our friendly atmosphere and wonderful customer service make customers feel at home.

Front Porch pennington about us

Our Staff

Chris Murphy, Owner

Chris Murphy has been the owner of The Front Porch, Pennington, New Jersey since 1997.  It had always been her dream to own her own business.  Chris takes great pride in having new items for customers every time they visit her shop.  She is also trying to buy more and more products made in the USA.

 

In Chris’s spare time she loves to watch her son Murf play lacrosse, play golf with her husband Jon,  and walk her dog Chase to town and watch Ole Miss and the Eagles play football

Karen Giocondo

Karen Giocondo has been with The Front Porch for 16 years.  Karen decorates the store, is a copywriter, provides wonderful customer service and helps Chris with all the buying decisions for the store.  Chris considers Karen to be her “left and right” arm.  Karen is very much Chris’s business partner.

 

In Karen’s spare time she likes to antique, visit her 7 grandchildren, entertain and play with her 2 Scottie Dogs.