5 Things To Bring To The First BBQ Of The Summer

Summer has finally arrived, so we can officially celebrate with a trip to the beach and a classic summer BBQ! There’s truly nothing better than being surrounded by friends and family, sunshine, and good food! And, with such a cold winter and rainy spring, we deserve nothing short of the best summer ever! But, while you’re gearing up for all of your outdoor get-togethers, you may be wondering what to bring. Lucky for you, we’ve created a list of our top 5 summer BBQ essential products that you should keep in your bag all summer long!



This summer, we’re vowing to never leave the house without our favorite pair of sunnies, and you should too! Seriously, sunglasses are our number one summer necessity because they shield our eyes from the sun and serve as the perfect accessory all at once! Personally, we like to have a variety of sunnies to go with different outfits. Pictured here is one of our favorite pairs, South Beach, because the aviator frame style is so versatile! If you want to grab a few pairs to complete your summer style, use our code “SUNSOUT” for a “buy one, get a second pair for 50% off” deal!

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Insulated Koozie

This product by Corksicle is one of our favorite things that we’ve stumbled upon for the summer! I mean, could you think of anything more perfect for a summer BBQ?! Basically, the “Arctican” is a can cooler than keeps your can cold for up to 3 hours. Crazy, right?! You simply freeze the cooling core base, twist it on the bottom and drop in your can! Our favorite part is that it keeps your drink from sweating in your hands, and it even comes in the cutest summer colors! Never let your grapefruit La Croix get warm ever again!

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Beauty Bank

Beauty Bank

You didn’t think we forgot about the Beauty Bank, did you? This product is an illuminating compact mirror that serves as a portable charger for your Apple or Android device. It’s the perfect summer accessory for the on the go girl who wants to stay fresh and powered throughout the day. While we keep our beauty banks in our bags all year long, we find it especially useful during the summer months when we’re constantly out and about. So, you’ll never have to worry about your phone dying while you’re at your summer BBQ. As long as you keep your Beauty Bank in your bag, you’ll be all set!

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Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Bring the party to your summer BBQ with this portable splash-proof bluetooth speaker! We all know that nothing gets people in the right mood like some good music. This particular speaker, pictured to the side, has surround sound in every direction, so it’s loud enough to fill a large outdoor space! Not to mention, it fits easily in a tote bag and pairs up with your phone so you can play anything you want to hear! Also, we love that it’s splash-proof, so even pool parties aren’t off limits!

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Tempered Glass

Tempered Glass

Last but not least, you can’t forget to protect your most prized possession… your iPhone! With all of the chaos that goes on during your summer BBQ, make sure that your iPhone screen is safe with tempered glass! No matter how many times you get bumped around weaving through the crowd, your iPhone screen will be safe from cracks and scratches as long as it’s protected with tempered glass! Not to mention, this screen protector is simple to put on and bubble-free!

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We hope you love these ideas for things to bring to your first summer BBQ!


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