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5 Rules of Thumb for Picnicking

Posted by Jacqueline Schrecengost on

  Springtime is here! Flowers, sunshine, the great outdoors, and picnics, of course! In honor of April 23rd being National Picnic Day, follow the 5 rules of thumb below to ensure your picnic festivities go off without a hitch! Bring a Blanket. Don’t be unprepared, assuming the grass will be dry and pretty waiting for you. You’ll want a large, durable, and absorbent throw or towel. (We might know a thing or two about the importance of quality throws & towels…wink wink!) Make a List. Don’t wait until the last minute to pack up your basket. Instead, plan out what...

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5 Picnic Etiquettes You Must Know

Posted by Hank Patterson on

The holiday season has finally arrived. It’s time to savor the freshly baked cakes and meals, pack and unpack the gifts, and have unlimited fun. Picnics are a great way of celebrating the holiday season. Going outdoors and enjoying a day full of mirth and laughter with the family or friends is never a bad idea. Did you know that picnicking has its own set of rules? Well, maybe not rules that will bar you from enjoying your day off, but rather guidelines that add to the experience.   Here are 5 picnic guidelines you should know: Dress accordingly A...

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Don't get burned!

Posted by Hank Patterson on

Well, here we are in the height of summer - finally! As such, Gail and I thought it a good time to remind us all of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun. Clearly we love the sun (we own a Shore home, and venture to the Caribbean frequently) but still precautions are a must! We went to Consumer Reports for some hopefully unbiased info and here it is. This is not gospel, but intended to be helpful!! First of all, we were not overly surprised to find out that of over the 60 lotions, sprays and sticks tested, 28...

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Another Something & Company

Posted by Buck Ellison on

  Two images from our last look book found their way onto the blog of Another Something and Company.  The Kees and Pfips towels show off their prowess as picnic blankets. Something I really want this summer are these lovely linen beach towels by Deck Towel. Made in a studio in New York City, using linens sourced from all over the world the towels are light, compact, and sturdy. They don’t hold in sand or odors like cotton, and are both faster- drying and more absorbent. Isn’t that lovely?!  

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Big Bang Studio

Posted by Buck Ellison on

  The versatile Daan towel (beach towel, picnic blanket, chic bedcover) is featured in Big Bang Studio's Holiday Gift Guide. Nolan is a fool to willingly commit himself to a lifetime of vegan pastries, but we're happy to be included nonetheless.  For: Nolan, your step-brother with great taste, who recently married a vegan pastry chef. What: A heavenly multi-use Irish linen towel/blanket/throw from the good people at Deck Towel. Because: It's durable, beautiful, and doesn't lock in dirt and odors like cotton towels, so it's just as perfect as a rugged Central Park picnic blanket as it is as a...

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