The weather is warm, the days are long, and new produce is popping up at the market -- it is officially picnic season. Time to get serious about your picnic gear. Dust off your favorite basket and fill it with these goodies -- from solar powered radios to shatterproof wine glasses -- which are guaranteed to spruce up an already fun occasion.
A little bit of music makes everything more fun. This solar powered radio will keep you shimmying all picnic-season long -- no batteries required.
A good picnic blanket is crucial. You need something tough with a little cushion (you are sitting on the ground, after all), you need this blanket.
These cloth napkins come in a paper towel-like roll. Yes, you tear away your cloth napkin from a roll. Why bother with paper when you can use (and wash and reuse) these?
Delicate-looking plastic wine glasses that are shatterproof, washable, reusable, and recyclable. We can safely say that these are picnic essentials.
Smaller versions of these enamel containers are used for toting Amanda's Kid's Lunch to school -- tried and true, they pass the picnic container test.
Disposable plates and utensils can feel so flimsy, we've found a solution: wooden cutlery and bamboo plates. Not only are they hefty, they're more sustainable than plastic, and they look nice.
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