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Summer is upon us and with that comes the “Top 10” lists. Top 10 places to vacation. Top 10 beaches to visit. Top 10 summer beauty products. Well, with the help of Nestlé® Drumstick® S’mores today I’m bringing you my own countdown… Top 10 Summer Foodie Must-Haves! Oh yes, my friends. This is the one list you’re going to actually want to scroll through because if you’re anything like me, then food gets blood pumping through your veins. As a fun bonus, I decided to make this list about food-themed items, not necessarily food itself. I’m talking about food-themed decor, clothing, and accessories. Seriously, let’s just stop kidding ourselves and admit that if everything in our lives could be food themed, that would be awesome. So without further ado, I present my Top 10 Summer Foodie Must-Haves…
We decorate our homes for Easter and Christmas, but how about showing Summer some love?! Our #10 spot goes to this adorable watercolor Popsicle Print Art by Mermaid Design Co.. This colorful decor will add a bit of warm-weather festivity to your backyard soirees. And given that you can print this adorable artwork from your home makes it all the more easier to deck out your Summer with some colorful accoutrement.
The Summer Fruit iPhone Case by Anthropologie is too cute to be ignored. It perfectly celebrates the “fruit” of the desert while adding some Southwestern style to your overall seasonal look. With a nod and a wink to your favorite summertime libation, your phone will certainly enjoy this delicious facelift.
Why just eat a summer fruit when you can smell like one?! Atelier Cologne’s collection Necessaire Citrus is the fantastic way to fully embody the warm-weather spirit. The set features these delicious “flavors”: Bergamote Soleil (a floral citrus), Cedrat Enivrant (lemon + gin), Orange Sanguine (bitter orange peel + geranium), and Pomelo Paradis (pomelo + black currant). And the best thing about the collection? It’s unisex, so everyone can enjoy.
Satisfy your wanderlust (and your sweet tooth!) with these ridiculously adorable Retro Camper sugar cookies. Created by one of our favorite bakers, Holly Fox Design, these babies are not only cute, they’re delicious. Trust me, I’ve pigged out on these beauties before. Need a custom design? Then let the sugar artist know and she’ll customize them to your liking.
Don’t come empty handed to your BFF’s backyard BBQ! These canvas wine totes by Kate Spade are fun and festive, perfect for a summertime hosting gift. What’s best is that it’s simple design and quality construction make it reusable for future events.
I subscribe to the same philosophy as my 8-month-old daughter… food should be both eaten and worn. Although I don’t recommend massaging banana oatmeal into your scalp (like my munchkin does), I would recommend this adorable banana bathing suit by ModCloth. It’s sweet, sexy, and definitively lets the world know where your priorities lie… with food, of course!
I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: Food should be worn. *See logical reasoning above, in #5* So, indulge in some summer themed foodie fashion with this mouthwatering Watermelon Shirt Dress by Choies. It’s crisp, cool, and screams of tongue-in-cheek seasonal humor.
Rounding out our Top 3 on this list, is the obviously coveted Vacances Portable Barbeque by Urban Outfitters. Not only is this little guy perfectly petit and functional, it comes in 4 chicly retro colors: Turquoise, yellow, black, and pink. With the ability to both grill and smoke, the BBQ is the perfect portable option for camping, tailgating, cookouts on the beach. Can someone please send some subliminal messages to my husband that I need one of these, please?!
I have one lingering question about our #2 slot… why didn’t anyone think of this earlier?! These hilarious and (equally) fabulous pool floats by Ban.do are summertime perfection. If you can’t eat or wear your food, then why not lay on it? A fitting accessory to your Pina Colada or Watermelon Wine Cooler, these festive beauties are sure to add a ton of flare to your poolside game.
And our #1 Top Summer Foodie Must-Have? The Nestlé® Drumstick® S’mores! Now in full disclosure, this is a sponsored post by the brand… but you and I both know that I’d be certifiable if ice cream wasn’t #1 on a summer foodie list, right?! Plus, I had the euphoric pleasure of sampling the Toasted Marshmallow with Fudge flavor poolside at my new home, so it wasn’t a fair fight for the rest of the contenders on our list. The collection is a new product from the brand that comes in three delicious flavors: Toasted Marshmallow with Fudge, Toasted Marshmallow, and Chocolate Marshmallow. Um… yum! Visit local grocery retailers to purchase NEW Nestlé® Drumstick® S’mores or visit Drumstick.com to learn more.
And there you have it! That’s my Top 10 Summer Foodie Must-Have list for 2016. If you have an item you think should be added to the list, then shout it out in the comments below. Or you can send it my way and I will test it out poolside, if I have to… twist my arm why don’t you?! Happy eating!
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.