Pool parties, beach bashes, sunset soirées…summer 2021 shall be savored, sipped, and soaked in! Looking for some bright ideas to really amp up the fun factor? Here are 12 ways to help you let the good times roll.
If you need some pep in your step, ZOA is a healthy energy drink packed with a unique mix of vitamins B, C, and nutrients, providing sustained energy with immune system support. It contains a blend of green tea and green unroasted coffee for a kick of natural caffeine, electrolytes and amino acids for hydration, as well as carefully selected superfoods like camu camu and acerola. There will be no slowing down this summer!
$29.99 for 12, Amazon
Inspired by the culture and vibe of Miami, FUN WINE is a brand influenced by art, fashion, and music. The makers believe wine should be fun and not complicated, and we couldn’t agree more The Coconut Chardonnay from the Bubbly Collection is vibrant and spritzy, with flavors of coconut and pineapple—it’s bold with a light-to-medium body. If summer 2021 has an official sip, it should be this one!
PoolCandy is known for creating some of the most glamorous and innovative pool products, and its new Rainbow Collection features bright, glittery, dazzling floats, sprinklers, tubes, balls, water slides, and sunning pools for all of your hot boy/girl summer needs. This Inflatable Glitter Pool Tube is all you need to keep your summer chillaxing afloat.
Want to enjoy your summer vacay with peace of mind? Lorex Technology’s new 2K Wire-Free Security System is the perfect solution. The bundle includes a Lorex home hub, which stores all local data, meaning local storage and no monthly fees. With no wires, 2K resolution, and a simple DIY installation, this security system is a great buy for new homeowners.
Illuminate all your summertime selfies in a flash! The LITTIL Selfie One brings professional lighting to your photos and videos, while being small enough to carry with you wherever you go. The 60 high-powered LEDs provide three different light tones and 10 different brightness settings to perfectly control the lighting in any setting. It fits on your phone or laptop, so say goodbye to poorly lit pictures and hello to bright, flawless selfies.
Hestia Harlow is the online rent-and-return, hyper-curated event-hosting platform offering dozens of already created tablescapes perfect for every occasion. The contactless rental service delivers all the details of any high-end beautiful soirée to all U.S. states direct to door, including table settings, centerpieces, florals, and so much more—even cocktails and charcuterie boards! Think “Rent the Runway” meets décor. The best part… no washing dishes. Yep, all you have to do is pack the items back into your custom event box, and it’s picked up the next day. Genius, right!?
Cool Cat is a refreshing new line of wine spritzers, available in Original (elderflower mint lime) and Citrus flavors. The naturally flavored spritzers feature a base of California Pinot Grigio and cane sugar, and are gluten free. They contain just 150 calories and two carbohydrates per 12-ounce can. They taste great right out of the can, poured over ice, or used as a mixer in cocktails. So easy and breezy, no bartending skills required!
4-pack $15.99, DrinkCoolCat.com
SOUFFLÉ ALL DAY
The Fab Fête (French-ish for ‘fabulous party’) launched a fool-proof summertime soufflé, and it can be summed up in two words: c’est magnifique! The ¡VIVA! Soufflé serves 12-16 friends and incorporates “South of the Border” flavors with blended cheeses, queso fresco, roasted poblano peppers, jalapeños, and sautéed onions. It’s great for any outdoor gathering with margaritas. Just pop it in the oven, serve with chips, and cue the applause!
Photography by Paige Beitler Photography
If you like to be out and about, you might want to listen up! Ballast is the first pillow designed specifically for the beach, but it’s also great for camping, boating, laying poolside, and any other outdoor adventure you may have planned. Weighted, it won’t blow away at the slightest breeze, and its curved contour and padded top offer a comfortable rest—so much better than a balled-up towel! It’s the perfect travel pillow as it deflates into a small carry bag for easy packing into your beach bag, backpack, or suitcase.
Got wanderlust? Minnidip’s “Passport Collection” is an inflatable pool collection inspired by cities around the world—turning your own backyard into the ultimate oasis without the jetlag. The Amalfi Pool is inspired by travels throughout Italy and the Amalfi Coast, featuring blue and yellow tile patchwork commonly found in the region. Frolic with your besties in your own backyard and kiss your troubles (temporarily) goodbye!
Your next pool party is about to get a lot cooler! WOW Watersports Inflatable Travel Pong Game lets you take your game from the house to the pool, lake, tailgate, or campground. Because of its portability, Pong is not just great in the water but for anywhere–the RV, boating, or camping. This travel game is designed to go with you, wherever you want to play. When you’re not using it as a pong table, just flip it over and it can be used as a lounge or water mat.
If you like your coffee spiked, you definitely need to check out . It’s the only hard coffee cocktail on the market, and it’s a fab way to bring your morning cup of joe into happy hour and beyond! Simply pop a single-serve cup into your brewing system, or add hot water. It’s coffeehouse quality with everything you need in one pod—including the alcohol. Flavors include Irish Coffee, Mint Patty, Mexican Coffee, Hot Blonde Coffee, and Spiked Dry Cider.
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