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10 Must-Haves for Indoor Summer Entertaining

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If you thought we were all about step by step recipes, you’re definitely right, but we also love keeping our eyes out for great kitchen gadgets and accessories that will make our lives more enjoyable in the kitchen.
Here are 10 must-haves for indoor entertaining!

HOMEKEROS 2 Piece Premium Boston Cocktail Shaker in Rose Gold

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What would an al fresco meal be without great cocktails? Boring, that’s what. We absolutely love this rose gold cocktail shaker from HOMEKEROS, because it’s not only functional but really gorgeous, too.

Premium Unbreakable Wine Glasses Set By MosesMo

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When you’re chilling by the pool enjoying the sunshine, the last thing you want to risk is breaking a glass, sending everyone into a flat panic. Stay safe, and classy, with these Premium Unbreakable Wine Glasses by MosesMo. They might be plastic, but they look like real glass!

Mepra Linea Ice Oro 5 Piece Place Setting in Brushed Gold

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We’re partial to eating things like BBQ ribs, chicken wings, veggie sticks and other snacks with our hands, there does come a time when you need a good ol’ fashioned knife, fork and spoon (for dessert, duh!) Make it extra fancy with this insta-worthy 5 piece brushed gold flatware set from Mepra Linea.

Two's Company Ceramic Flamingo Salt & Pepper Shaker in Pink

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If you like keeping up with trends, flamingos are a hot commodity this season. While we’d definitely be able to compile an entire list of all things flamingo to fill our lives with, this post includes just one - these oh so pretty in pink ceramic salt & pepper shakers from Two’s Company.

Libbey Gibraltar Iced Tea Glass

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Stay hydrated in the warm weather by sipping on naturally flavored waters or iced teas out of these fabulously tall Gibralter Iced Tea Glasses by Libbey.

Now Designs Tin Cake Stand in Aqua

Source: Amazon.com

Be the hostess or host with the most by serving your guests dessert on this fun cake stand by Now Designs. Don’t feel like you’re limited to a cake, either, try a no-bake dessert, fruit tart or cheesecake, the options are endless when you have something as dreamy as this to serve it on.

Kate Aspen Tropical Chic Ceramic Cutout Lantern

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Because summer days turn into summer nights, we couldn’t resist this bright Ceramic Cutout Lantern by Kate Aspen. It will look just a gorgeous on your table during the day, as it will when shining brightly at night.

Char-Griller 5050 Duo Gas-and-Charcoal Grill

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While there is much debate over what grill is the best one to use, we really love the idea of being able to settle another grilling-related debate that has plagued us for a while: Charcoal vs. Gas. While each option comes with its pros and cons, the 5050 Duo Gas-and-Charcoal Grill from Char-Grilled is the perfect answer to settling the score between them.

Hiware Glass Water Pitcher with Natural Bamboo Wood Lid

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Make-ahead beverages are that much easier when you have something great to put them in. We love the Hiware Glass Water Pitcher , which includes a filter in the spout to keep all those delicious things like lemon slices and mint inside the water or iced tea.

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