Get serious about this favorite summer pastime. Packing a bright quilt, insulated bento boxes, (unbreakable) plates, and an iPod dock will make you the best-prepared picnic-er on the scene. Fend off Uninvited guests with the iPhone app that claims to emit insect-repelling frequencies.
54'' x 68'' cotton quilt, Utility Canvas $125; utilitycanvas.com
Gel-Cool Earth 2-Tier boxes in Ocean, $36; iloveobento.com
Scrimshaw Dinner Plates by Thomas Paul, $32-$40/4; burkedecor.com