Backyard Barbecue Essentials


Food on a picnic table

 

Grilling season is upon us! As summer approaches and vacations begin, so does the peak time for entertaining outside.

 

Whether you’re enjoying a casual get together with family or an extraordinary backyard soiree, here are a few must-haves for hosting an amazing barbecue.

 

1_west elm table

Portside Expandable Dining Table + Chair Set | $2,673

 

2_ws grill

Caliber Thermashell Charcoal Grill | $2,475

 

3_room and board umbrella

Pacifica Square Patio Umbrella | $2,399

 

4_RH bocce

MVP Leather Bocce Ball Set | $415

 

5_yeti cooler

Yeti Tank 85 | $249.99

 

6_frontgate lanterns

Solano Lanterns | $229 to $329

 

7_pottery barn dispenser

Bleecker Bar Drink Dispenser | $149

 

8_cb2 tiki 2

Brass Tiki Torch | $49.95

 

9_home depot grill set

Mr. Bar-B-Q 18-Piece Grilling Set | $49.66

 

10_amazon eco ware

Eco-Friendly Compostable Palm Leaf and Wood Dinnerware Set | $47.99

 

11_crate and barrel lights

Vintage Edison Bulb Outdoor String Lights | $44.95

 

12_slt garlic roaster

Cast-Iron Garlic Roaster | $24.95

Summertime Essentials


Summer is officially around the corner (tomorrow, in fact). Are you ready? We’ve gathered some of our favorite summertime essentials perfect for those sunny days by the pool.

 

Entertaining Alfresco

Summer is peak time for outdoor entertaining. Whether enjoying a small get together with family and friends or a backyard soiree, here are a few must-haves for hosting outside fêtes.

grill

Everdure Furnace Grill

 

ice cream maker

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker

 

lights

World Market LED String Lights

 

cooler

Costway Portable Cooler Cart

AC

Frigidaire Portable Air Conditioner

plate

Pottery Barn Melamine Plate

 

pineapple

Pier 1 Pineapple Serveboard

cubes

Stainless-Steel Whiskey Stones

 

Lounging Poolside

We know it’s summertime when the sun gets brighter, water gets warmer, drinks get colder and life gets better. Relax and enjoy time by the pool with these summer basics.

drink floats

Sunnylife Inflatable Drink Holders

lamzac

Lamzac Wind Inflatable Seating

 

pool floats

Sunnylife Pool Floats

wine glasses

Unbreakable Silicone Wine Glass

candle

Skeem Design Citronella Candle

 

Vacation Jet-Setter

There is no better feeling than the end of a Friday and the beginning of summer. It’s time to pack your bags and start a new chapter in your summer travel book.

water lemon situation

Transhome Infuser Water Bottle

toms

Toms Canvas Classics

luggage

Calpak x Oh Joy! Luggage Set

fuji cam

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera

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Ray-Ban Aviator Lenses

 

For fabulous pools to enjoy with your new necessities, read: 

Refreshing Pools for Summer

Essentials for the Perfect Picnic


Going for a picnic is the quintessential way to spend a beautiful spring or summer afternoon. This season, upgrade your picnic game with these essentials.

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1. Picnic basket – $69.95
This charming basketweave picnic basket is the perfect vessel to transport your food to the ideal spot. The sturdy leather straps make it easy to carry.
2. Food storage – $34.95
Keep your picnic food fresh with these airtight storage containers. They neatly stack and have color-coded lids to help you stay organized. They’re also microwave and dishwasher-safe.
3. Steady stick wine glass holders – $10.95
These clever wine glass holders stick in the grass to hold your glass steady. Never knock over your wine glass again!
4. Insect repellant – $4.97
Be sure to have insect repellant nearby to keep insects away. This dry spray does the trick without leaving oily residue behind.
5. Acrylic wine glasses – $3.95
These acrylic wine glasses are a durable twist on the classic design. Plus, they stack neatly to save space.
6.
 Picnic blanket – $45.00
Relax in style with a fun picnic blanket like this one. It’s also reversible!
7. Paring knife – $9.95
This knife is perfect for paring, peeling, and slicing. The covered blade keeps it safe in a picnic basket.
8. Bamboo dining ware – Plates: $14.94, Flatware: $11.95
This beautiful bamboo dining ware is a sturdy and eco-friendly alternative to plastic. Pack it up and throw it out when you’re done!