Living room tables, also called buffet tables, are not just for decoration, these tables have multiple uses. Whenever you come across a table in the family room usually they either have remotes or flowers on them. There are several other practical ways to use these tables which are often overlooked. The living room is the perfect area for families to come together which is why it is important to use a common table in yours. Often people dream of sitting and eating at the dining area table as a family, but we all know that the is harder to obtain than one would think.