By Barb, Blogger at ruralmom.com
Fall is quickly on the horizon and though I love summer, autumn is one of my favorite times to spend time enjoying the sunny days outside. Many of the bugs have moved on, the days are a bit cooler and I actually get a chance to carve out a little “me” time here and there when the kiddos are at school!
This time of year is the best time to snag end-of-summer sales and clearances on all those backyard items you yearned for during the summer months, but couldn’t find the budget for. Right now, BrylaneHome is an excellent resource for furnishing your outdoor oasis with deep discounts of up to 75 percent off, it’s a great time to save!
My summer dream was to set up a cozy little spot for resting after gardening. A place I could sit with a nice cup of tea and a good book to simply enjoy the fresh air and a few quiet moments. Or a little spot to sip coffee when friend came for a visit or perhaps even enjoy a glass of wine with my husband as the day wound down to evening.
Ahhh… can you picture it?
Well, with two Extra Wide Textured Vinyl Chairs (currently on sale for $39.99 each,) a Umbrella Stand Side Table (currently discounted to $69.99) and a Tilt and Crank Umbrella (currently out-of-stock, remember to snag those deals quick as they are in high demand!) – my personal backyard oasis quickly took shape. The chairs provided a comfortable, breathable surface with room enough to readjust my position easier. The table offers ample surface space to put drinks, books and even my gardening tools along with having a center spot to place an umbrella to provide a shady respite from the sun.
Now I looked forward to some lovely, carefree days in my comfortable shady haven!
Or so I thought, because the first time I went out to use it, I discovered the items had mysteriously changed locations and then I looked on the other side of the house and saw this:
Didn’t take my guy long to discover the benefits of having a cool place to rest after weeding!
So, I let him enjoy the shade for a bit, then brought a glass of lemonade out to join him.
The next day was a weekend day, but the kids were playing outside, so I thought I’d watch them from my little oasis, enjoy a nice cup of iced tea and catch up on my magazine reading.
Not so quick, it seems as this is what I found:
I really had the right idea… so good that everyone else caught on to it!
A shady spot with comfy chairs equals a great place to play a fun game of cards with your brother while enjoying a refreshing drink after playing a round of soccer in the yard.
Lost my chance again for a little shady reading time, but I truly didn’t mind. I love that my entire family can get great use and enjoyment from our new outdoor furniture. That’s absolutely the greatest feature!
Plus, there are always plenty of days down the road that I’ll be able to catch that little bit of reading time. These pieces are nice and durable, sturdy enough to last through plenty of seasons.
Want to put together your own personal backyard Oasis? Check out the amazing deals at http://www.brylanehome.com/ and keep up with new items and sales by “liking” the BrylaneHome Facebook page or following along on Twitter @BrylaneHome
Need more ideas? Check out our recent post on Sprucing Up Your Backyard with BrylaneHome here: http://www.ruralmom.com/2014/08/now-is-time-to-spruce-up-your-backyard.html?showComment=1410396469446#c5995440867701882077