“We’re out back.” —everyone’s mom from now until the end of time
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A gazebo with curtains to provide shade for you and your friends while you ~throw shade~ about the other people in your lives.
A mini pool that fits three grown adults so you can pretend you’re on vacation in the Hamptons instead of your apartment’s tiny patio.
A supersized version of Connect Four that’ll provide your squad with hours upon hours of simple fun in the sun. The only downfall is you might never want to play the regular version again!
Or Kan Jam, an outdoor frisbee toss game that’ll start as a casual game of catch and most likely evolve into a SUPER competitive battle for greatness.
A pair of lounge chairs you’d easily find poolside at a resort in Hawaii.
Or a four-piece set of rattan furniture so everyone will have a spot of their own where they can unwind.
A reversible rug with checkers on one side and tic-tac-toe on the other, a must-have for any family who would rather exercise their brain muscles.
A portable grill you’ll be able to use to grill up a delicious feast even if you don’t have an abundance of outdoor space.
A classic bocce ball set like the set your grandparents had growing up that’ll bring back fond memories for them and help you all create new ones together.
A playhouse for your kids (or friends’ kids) that looks like an actual lil’ seaside shack and’ll make your backyard the go-to destination of the summer.
Flamingo lawn ornaments you’ll love so much you’ll want to name them and make them part of the family.
Globe string lights that’ll transform your backyard into the hipster haven you’ve always imagined it could be.
Waterproof playing cards, so you can get a fierce game of Go Fish going without fear of the moment your kids inevitably spill their drink all over the table.
An oversized towel you can spread out on your lawn to catch some rays, read a book, or have a spontaneous picnic with your S.O.
A 66-inch tiki torch with a gunmetal finish that’ll bring chill *island vibes* to your home while also maintaining the modern style you’ve carefully crafted.
A jumbo set of tower blocks that, just like the ones you played with as a kid, will probs stress you out as you strategize and keep you entertained for an entire afternoon — only this time you’ll get some fresh air while you’re at it.
A hanging hammock chair for the ultimate chill spot where you can listen to your podcasts or take a nap in peace.
Or a classic rope hammock, in case you have ~someone special~ in your life you’d like to snuggle up with while you gaze into the night sky.
A waterproof portable Bluetooth speaker, so you’ll never have to fumble with headphone wires at the beach or pool again.
A glittery pool tube that’ll look absolutely spectacular in the Instagram pics you’ll definitely be taking at home in your pool this summer. Hope your mom’s photo skills have improved since last year!
Or a massive sloth pool float, in case you’ve always dreamt of being cuddled by one of nature’s cutest animals while soaking up some sun.
A firepit that’ll also double as a wood fire grill and help transform your not-so-manicured yard into one anyone would mistaken as an up-and-coming outdoor eatery.
And a Hershey’s s’mores kit that’ll go nicely with your firepit *and* make sure you and your family always have a sweet treat waiting to be made.
A picnic table that’ll easily attach onto your fence or a tree to give your bushy-tailed buddies a comfortable place to dine.
Spikeball, an easy-to-transport game that is kinda like volleyball and will have your friends asking you to bring it on every beach trip.
A pop-up tunnel play set that’ll keep little ones busy so you can kick back and enjoy an ice cold beverage.
Festive summer-themed melamine plates you can break out during your next BBQ to embrace the season.
And an outdoor dining set to add a pop of color to your yard while also motivating you and your family to eat more meals in your yard.
A dog ball launcher that’ll encourage your pup to get a lil’ extra exercise in their day *and* give you another excuse to breathe in some fresh air in your yard.
And a snow cone cart, so on super hot summer days you can retreat to the privacy of your own yard and eat as many as your heart desires.
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