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10 Brilliant Summertime Essentials

Fun, colorful products to make those long, sunny days even brighter.

By Cheryl S. Grant

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Night Lights

Place them throughout your yard to create a wonderland effect once the sun goes down.

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Keep Cool

Pile up the ice and toss in your favorite beverages.

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Drink Up

Keep your fresh-squeezed lemonade cool in a serving and chilling pitcher.

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Sunblock

Perfect for the beach or the backyard, this umbrella offers UPF 50+ sun protection.

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Ice Ice Baby

Channel your youth and crank out old-school chilly treats!

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Sugary Goodness

Nothing says "amusement park on a warm day" like cotton candy.

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Easy Breezy

Catch a few zzz's on a hand-woven hammock.

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Let the Air In

Ditch the A/C for a day and save let an energy-saving fan keep you cool.

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Listen Up

Enjoy your favorite tunes from Pandora and 20,000 stations from around the world. Built-in Wi-Fi connects to your home network—no computer needed.

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Move It

This adult trike will keep you moving with the kids, all summer long.

Copyright © 2011 Meredith Corporation.

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and styles are subject to change.

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