World Market Summer Getaway Review

While we can’t afford a “real” summer getaway this year, that isn’t stopping us from making the most of family time together. Thanks to World Market we got some great items that make mini-vacations possible just about anywhere.

Whether we can make a day trip to the beach or just a backyard picnic, these fabulous products set the mood for summer fun and relaxation. Sponsored post.

A fish kite by a tree.

Summer Getaway

Shopping at World Market is a huge treat. I have been there about a handful of times but the nearest one is about 30-40 minutes away. It’s not often I go in that direction so I was very excited to participate in this campaign.

World Market logo.

It was 103 degrees the day I decided to do my shopping. If that doesn’t put you in the mood to shop for summer stuff, I don’t know what will.

Despite the intense heat, the staff was very friendly and helpful. They had coffee samples available and offered numerous times to help me find what I was looking for.

I was overwhelmed by the unique selection and sales. World Market is the store you go to for the neat stuff you can’t find anywhere else, except maybe on vacation.

Shopping here reminds me of being in a faraway place perusing souvenirs. Everything looks handmade, culturally unique and festive.

Their furniture is awesome. I cannot wait to have the means and need to refurnish a home. World Market will definitely be my first stop.

After I got my ADD in check, I headed over to the beach-y, picnic, outdoor accessory area. There is so much to choose from and so many great deals!

Picnic type things at World Market.

After much thought, I picked out:

  • 2 Orange Fiber Beach Mats with Pillows
  • Orange and Yellow Stripe Picnic Blanket
  • Orange Block Print Beach Chair
  • Goldfish Kite
  • Large Round Painted Food Dome
World Market beach picnic supplies.

For our staycation, we had a backyard picnic. We are very lucky to have a huge, wooded yard with horses. It’s shameful we don’t make more time to enjoy it.

Before I could even prepare for the picnic, I found Ben asleep in the beach chair. Yeah, it’s that comfy. 🙂

Ben sleeping in a beach chair.

We prepared a yummy lunch; including these yummy, all natural, box-mix brownies that my sister passed along… (Thanks Jen!)

All natural box mix brownies.

And then put everything into our food dome to keep it safe from bugs.

Food dome to keep bugs off picnic food.

We set up our cozy little spot under a giant white Oak tree and enjoyed the beautiful weather. (It went from 103 degrees yesterday to around 82 degrees today.)

Backyard picnic.

The kids had a blast flying their new Goldfish Kite. Wow, that is not an easy thing to photograph!

Goldfish kite purchased from World Market.

Overall, we love all our new picnic/beach supplies and had a great day together. The best part is these are such great quality, they will not only last this season, but I can see them lasting for many years to come.

World Market beach picnic summer accessories.

Maybe we will be able to snag a Summer Getaway after all with the Buy and Fly promotion! When you make a $20 or more in store purchase you receive a 15% off coupon for Southwest Airlines to purchase a flight anywhere Southwest Airlines flies!

Make sure you stay up to date with all their deals and promotions by following World Market on Twitter and liking their page on Facebook!

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Cost Plus World Market, but all my opinions are my own.

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7 Comments

  1. I love World Market!!!! The items you picked out are sooo cute! I am so entering that sweepstakes! Crossing my fingers! Thank you so much for the awesome review!

  2. My mom used to shop at this store when I was a child and I was always amazed with all the neat products. I LOVE this store!

  3. I’ve never seen this store before. It looks wonderful! I would drop a small fortune in that place!

  4. Okay, now how COOL is that!? I really do love World Market, but unfortunately the one located near us closed a few years ago so like you, I don’t get to go there very often. When I do it’s such a treat! 🙂

    I think you and I have some of the same tastes! I LOVE everything you picked out; especially that neat little basket.

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