Put these incredible edibles out as a table decoration and let the kids go wild after dinner.
Lobster "pot" filled with lobster gummys, E.A.T., $15; 212-861-2544.
Illuminate any outdoor setting with these colorful flickering votives.
Smart tealight candles, Kito Design, $14.95 each; mykito.com.
A Bucket o' Fun
These handy plastic tubs can cart beach paraphernalia or ice up drinks at the party.
Plastic party tubs, Kmart, $7.99 each; 800-866-0086 for stores.
Fill the Tank
Tanks are the perfect summer staple. Worn over a bikini or topping a long skirt, you can't go wrong.
Embellished feather-weight cotton tank, American Eagle Outfitters, $24.50; ae.com.
Made in the Shade
Protect baby-as well as yourself-from those harsh rays at the beach or in the backyard.
Sunshade Shelter, Target, $12.99; 800-800-8800 for stores.
At Your Service
After hours of preparation, make sure your finger food gets the chic presentation it deserves.
East Hampton rattan trays, Harry Slatkin for White Barn Candle, small, $12.50, large, $35; bbw.com.
Ice, Ice, Baby
Add a little whimsy to an early evening cocktail. These rubber ice trays will make cubes ready for the clinking.
Rubber bar and tic tac toe ice trays, CB2, $4.95 each; cb2.com.
This bamboo-print ice bucket lends a tropical flair to your backyard shindig.
Ice bucket, SeaCloth, $42; 203-422-6150.
Beauty to Go
Keep your summer skin essentials organized for those weekend getaways. After all, storage doesn't have to look dowdy.
Floral cosmetics cases, E.A.T., $30 for a set of three; 212-861-2544.
Taking a snooze never felt so comfy with a soft cotton blanket for the beach.
Striped cotton beach blanket, Bark, $48; barkshop.com.
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