Not enough time or gas money to go away for July Fourth? Take a "staycation" by throwing a relaxed picnic. Epicurious has over 90,000 recipes to choose from, as well as some very healthy picnic ideas, but how to get it there in style and in good shape? Here are some of our favorite picnic gear products.
A Classic Basket Case: The Whitney Design Woven Willow Two-Person Basket is an elegant basket with service for two (plates, utensils, glasses, etc), plus a convenient handle and strap for toting. $50
The Fully-Loaded Picnic Basket: The igourmet.com Picnic for Two Backpack comes pre-packed with plates, utensils, glasses, as well as high-end cheeses, sausages, pates, crackers, and chocolates. The only thing it lacks is wine, although it does have a wine holder. $130
A Cooler with Hot Tunes: Want to turn your picnic into a party? Hook your MP3 player (safely stored in a waterproof compartment) up to speakers contained in the Igloo Playmate IcyRead More »from The ultimate picnic gear for a staycation