1. Cool water
Why tote water when you don’t have to? The Life Straw purifys water from any source, even that stream your dog is romping in. Life Straw Personal water bottle with filter, $34.99; and water filter alone, $19.99.
2. Make a Statement
This versatile, hand-crafted glass pendant can rock your jeans and T-shirt or spice up your date-night dress. Pendant, $49.99; 18-inch leather cord, $19.99.
3. Give Dad the Bag
Your tough guy will be happy to carry this diaper bag in disguise. And don’t forget the matching accessories. Bass Pro Shops’ camouflage diaper bag, $39.99; kids’ dining set, $14.99; and baby bottle, $6.99.
4. Rock the Boat
Comfort, utility and fashion come together in this update of Sperry’s classic Top-Sider. Angelfish Slip-On Boat Shoes, $84.99.
1. Good Egg
Get the efficient cooking capabilities of the Big Green Egg in a mini version. At only 9 inches in diameter, this grill is large enough to grill a couple of chicken breasts – perfect when you are cooking for two. $449.99.
2. Ice, Ice Baby
Ice will last up to a week – even in the North Carolina summer – in this Yeti super-insulated cooler. Also, for every pink Breast Cancer Awareness Limited Edition cooler sold, Yeti will make a donation to the American Cancer Society. Yeti Roadie cooler, $249.99.
3. Feed the birds
Fill this woodsy chapel with seed and wait for the feathered visitors to make a pit stop. $26.99.
WHERE TO SHOP
Bass Pro Shops
801 Bass Pro Lane, Cary
Town and Country Hardware
1261 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary
2420 Cary Parkway, Cary
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