Create A Mom’s Backyard Oasis With #KmartOutdoor

A backyard oasis, isn’t that something all mothers dream of? I know I do! I need a comfortable space so I can unwind after a busy day. All stay-at-home parents have a full load, but recently I have realized I need a mom’s night out and nothing sounds more convenient than having one in my own backyard!

If you follow my blog, you already know I run an at-home business and take care of my 4 year old son. In addition to my main responsibility of taking care of my child, I have been playing the role of foreman for the past 2 months while our newly purchased historic home is being renovated. I spend most of my days at the new place overseeing construction projects.

Keep in mind, we have not moved there yet so the house is empty. Not fun when the kid is sick of playing cars, building with tinker toys, practicing words and singing the alphabet song and decides to have a major meltdown. We have to pack everything up and return to our rental house just so he can nap, leaving the renovations unsupervised. My husband has commented he’d go insane after 2 hours in my shoes! But, once the renovations are complete and we move in, it will ALL be worth it!

Our focus has been on the interiors; however, two of the main selling points was the brick courtyard and tropical backyard oasis. With some landscaping, lights, patio furniture and candles (and exterior paint on the house and fence) it can be transformed into a beautiful place to sit and relax with a cup of coffee or glass of wine!

Here are the spaces I am looking to transform. This is my courtyard space.

And this is my backyard area.

#KmartOutdoor Help My Space

I decided to check out to view their patio furniture before heading to the physical store. I was beyond thrilled to see they participate in the Shop Your Way Rewards (SYWR) program! I recently signed up at Sears when I purchased my new kitchen appliances and have a $50 credit in my points balance!

This CountryLiving Cast iron & Aluminum bistro set and bench caught my attention immediately. Since my spaces are small, these pieces will fit perfectly!

Cast Iron & Aluminum Bistro Set and Bench From Kmart

My son and I drove to our local store to see their selection. You can follow our entire path to purchase google+ album by clicking here.

Unfortunately, my local Kmart did not have much left to choose from, their patio furniture and outdoor decor was almost sold out. They did have a cute retro red set, but it wasn’t exactly what I envisioned.

Country Living Amherst Wire Bistro Table #kmartoutdoor

So I returned home to check inventory at other Kmart stores. I was able to purchase the Country Living Cast Iron & Aluminum Bistro Set online AND use my Shop Your Way Rewards $50 credit online. I selected “store pickup” at another local store. The next evening, my entire family went to pick it up and shop for accessories. I ordered the bench for home delivery since it was not available locally.

How does my oasis look? It looks pretty amazing thanks to Kmart! Finding everything has taken time, but has been well worth it.

Cast Iron & Aluminum Bistro Set and Kmart decor

This morning, I enjoyed my morning coffee in peace! The courtyard space is relaxing and exactly as I envisioned! I will spend a lot of time here!

And here is my second mommy space (my backyard oasis)! My new Country Living Cast Iron & Aluminum bench, flowers and accessories are absolutely perfect in my backyard. The bench arrived 5 days prior to the estimated date, so I am a VERY happy shopper!

Country Living Cast Iron & Aluminum Bench Mom Oasis #KmartOutdoor

Bench Accessories from Kmart

I honestly love this space, too! I feel blessed to have 2 beautiful areas to escape to thanks to Kmart!

Be sure to check out Kmart’s current circular, you can save $70 on a Kenmore 4-burner gas grill! They also have HUGE savings on a Jaclyn Smith 7-pc dining set that is big enough to entertain for the 4th of July. If you are interested in a fountain, make sure to check out Kmart’s rock waterfall fountain on sale this week. If you are a SYWR member, you can save big on a char-broil 3 burner gas grill!

Also, check out Kmart’s twitter, Facebook, and their weekly deals.


* I am a member of the Collective Bias™ Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias™ and Kmart. #CBias #SocialFabric”


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20 Thoughts to “Create A Mom’s Backyard Oasis With #KmartOutdoor”

  1. I love your back yard -I just want to go and hide in there and relax! The bistro set and bench are just my style too and those lanterns are great! Can I come visit? (As you ask, who is this woman asking to live in my back yard? lol)

  2. Thank you! I fell in LOVE with the backyard, it truly was a selling point. Once the bench arrives and we are able to put the lights up, I will NEVER go inside. 🙂

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  4. I love your backyard and your choice of table, chairs, and that fabulous bench. Very nice, enjoy!!

  5. WOAH, your backyard area with the fountain is going to look even more amazing with that bench. Great job, and that’s some saavy shopping right there! Now, when can I come over?! 😉

  6. Oh, your backyard looks so relaxing! I love the set you picked out!

  7. Thanks Brandi. I am anxious for my bench to arrive, it will definitely complete my mommy spaces.

  8. What a great space! I wish I had something like that in my backyard and I love the patio set you chose!

  9. Thanks Tonia. Kmart had some really cute sets, but this one seemed perfect for my little oasis. 🙂

  10. Love it! We’re moving at the end of this month and I will so need to get my mommy space nice and inviting like this!

  11. Love that backyard. So peaceful and inviting 🙂

  12. I love that you have your own oasis! I seem to find mine in the bathroom as the backyard is so much a family space. Plus it is hot out there. It is beautiful.

  13. Thanks Tonia, me too. 🙂 It is beautiful! Best part of all, it arrived a week earlier than expected. I am a happy Kmart shopper!

  14. Congrats on the new home purchase! I love the oasis. The color of the fence is awesome. I think you may have inspired me to transform my outdoor space into something other than a kids’ play area. 🙂

  15. Thanks Lori! Here’s our home blog if you want to see our renovation process!

  16. Jessica Beard

    I love the set you chose and it fits perfect in your backyard. I also like the rewards from Kmart.

  17. Michele

    Love the set, especially the bench. Some colorful pillows in out-door fabric would be a nice touch!

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