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Five items for the perfect picnic

Tiffin food box
Stacking melamine dishes—available in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes—keep “side dishes separated.”
Price: $30–$39
Contact: Vivodirect.com
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Domino

Travel Towelettes
Wipe off sticky fingers with individually wrapped citrus towelettes.
Price: $6 for 10 packets
Contact: Crabtree-evelyn.com
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O at Home

Carnival Dotty Spot Picnic Basket
While the weather still permits, “enjoy a proper picnic” and trot out a wicker basket equipped with enough dishes and utensils for a party of four. Price: $110
Contact: Picnicfun.com
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Real Simple

Bambu utensils
Bamboo utensils are an eco-conscious alternative to disposable plasticware. Once discarded, they degrade in four to six months. Price: $10 for eight place settings
Contact: Branchhome.com
Source:
Nytimes.com

Sunshine Blanket
This outdoor blanket has a waterproof backing and conveniently folds up into a portable tote. It comes in various patterns and in either polyester fleece or woven acrylic. Price: $23.75
Contact: Picnicfun.com
Source:
Apartmenttherapy.com

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