6 Picnic Picks
Desert Petunia Mexican Blanket
Make it a fiesta with this festive serape that will offer some additional flair to your next picnic. This blanket is also great for an outdoor movie or just lazing on the beach. It will not only fit you, but a couple of friends comfortably as well—don’t forget the chips and guacamole!
To buy: $50, luluandgeorgia.com.
Featured May 2015
Rainbow Nesting Container Set
When they're not transporting tapenade, bruschetta, and summer salads, these microwave- and dishwasher-safe containers nestle nicely together for simple storage. Best yet, the lids offer an airtight seal so you don’t have to worry about spills within your basket or lunchbox.
To buy: $35 for six, momastore.org.
Built Convertible Picnic Bag
Simply unzip this tote and the “table” is set with four sets of plastic plates, wine glasses, utensils, napkins, and even a corkscrew (one should always be prepared!). Now a spontaneous trip to the park will seem completely planned. The neoprene shell (that doubles as the picnic blanket) is lightweight and easy to carry on a long hike to the ideal picnic spot.
To buy: $150, builtny.com.
X-Grill Portable Grill
No need to sacrifice fresh-from-the-grill flavor with this portable cooker on hand. The sleek, steel frame folds flat for easy transport and can be cleaned simply with mild detergent. Plus, the polyester carrying tote makes long hauls seem less daunting.
To buy: $63, picnictime.com.
Govino Go Anywhere Wine/Cocktail Glass
Nothing ruins a nice cocktail party al fresco like broken glassware. These portable plastic cups add a level of sophistication to your picnic (so you don’t feel like you’re at a tailgate with red plastic cups), minus the risk.
To buy: $15 for 4, govinowine.com.
Picnic Time Activo Cooler PicnicTote
Keep your edible offerings cool and fresh until just before indulging with the help of this tote-able cooler bag. It's waterproof and insulated, so you won’t end up with a water mark down the side of your body after a hike up a hill. Exterior pockets can be used to stash keys and phones without the risk of getting them soaked.
To buy: $30, wayfair.com.
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