Life, Lived Better – Outdoors

Our New Blog & Newsletter

Wayne here from Patio World.  With all the craziness of the Holidays behind us, it is time to close our eyes, take a deep breath, and be thankful for the blessings of the past and the forever memories that have been created. 

Whew, ok. Glad that’s over with.

Now, to the future!  Let’s look at all the possibilities and paths that the future holds. Goals to be set, dreams to strive for, and challenges to navigate.  All part of the human experience.

We are starting at the trailhead of a new path as well this year. Our New Monthly Blog / Newsletter is going to cover the human experience and its relationship with something we at Patio World have a passion for: The OutdoorsWe are not just going to be sharing ideas and articles about outdoor furniture and design, but all things we like, dislike, and experience alfresco. From our own personal tales to links to articles that stimulate, educate, and open our minds to new experiences and passions created in the outdoors.

We live in a unique place in Southern California, a Hot/Warm Mediterranean climate judged by the Köppen Climate Index. But drive an hour in any direction and we enjoy cool ocean breezes, crisp mountain air, and toasty desert rays.  Nowhere else on earth, can we so easily experience these diametrically different climates and, therefore, different outdoor experiences, often on the same day.

For 42+ years, from our store locations in Riverside & Temecula, Ca., we are honored that you have entrusted our family business in helping you create lasting memories.  Through all stages of life, with friends, family, and neighbors we have been there to assist your aspirations of having an enjoyable, versatile, and comfortable outdoor space – wherever you reside in Southern California. Our hope is this new free monthly newsletter will enhance your experiences outdoors and help you create more lifelong memories in our shared Human Experience.

Warm Regards

Wayne Romain 

Patio World 

Life, Lived Better – Outdoors

Out & About

Brooks Gas Fire Pit

(PHOTO) Brooks Gas Fire Pit – Click Photo For More Information

→ The 2023 Palm Springs International Film Festival starts this week.  A great way to spend a day or even better, a few days watching movies you won’t find anywhere else. We always like to plan our trip around Thursday nights where they close downtown to vehicles and you can stroll the pop up markets and eateries of Village Fest

→ Want to burn off some of those Holiday LBS? Check out these easy to moderate hikes around SoCal They even feature Riverside’s own California Citrus State Historic Park

→ Plant Based Commercial Fabrics??? Yes, the technology is here and we are moving in that direction…Carnegie Fabrics unveils its plant-based, commercial grade indoor/outdoor textile | Home Textiles Today

→ We’re fortunate we can garden year-round in SoCal. Here are some tips from our favorite local nursery to get some dirt under your fingernails

→ Speaking of gardening, NASA is experimenting with it in space.  MMMmmmm tomatoes 🍅

→ This beautiful forest home has an apple tree as it’s focal point. And has a cutting-edge design.  Confused?  Here’s how it works An Apple Tree is the Focal Point for This Glass House (

→ A special Thank You to everyone who participated and contributed to our Toys For Tots Campaign.  You really went above and beyond this year and made many local kids’ Christmas a memorable one.  For more information about our campaign please visit Christmas World – Patio World (

It’s a Dog’s Life…really

Send us a photo of your dog enjoying your backyard/outdoor space or on an adventure outdoors!  If your photo is chosen, we will send your pup some treats! Just reply via email with the pic and what kind of treats they like!

Dog in Snow Picture

(PHOTO) Penny & Wayne kicking back in the San Bernardino Mountains

El Último Palabra (The Last Word)

Quote for the Month:

Change is the handmaiden Nature requires to do her miracles with – Mark Twain.

As the quote says above, life is not static.  Sometimes we invoke change and sometimes change finds us unexpectedly.  We too, are trying something new here, a change per se.  While we doubt we are going to produce any miracles, our hope is to bring something fresh and different – away from the noise.  As fellow enthusiasts of the outdoors, we always welcome your comments, suggestions, and ideas.  We want this to be a community, so feel free to share and contribute.  We might reach out to you for a future collaboration!  You can leave a message here or email us at

Whether at home or out in the wild, take it all in.  Remember that life is truly lived better outdoors.

Take care,


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