You'll be ready for the season with these summer must haves under $50, plus 15 delicious summer snack ideas and party tips for making the most of this glorious time of year.
I've collaborated with some savvy friends to bring you a great variety of must haves for summer entertaining and outdoor enjoyment. These popular items and essential products for planning a beach vacation, pool parties, outdoor BBQs, or just lounging on the patio are perfect for the season.
Just click an item in the gallery below to shop. Scroll down to find it.
Summer Snack Ideas
You'll also find a list of summer snack recipes, and party tips from expert bloggers and recipe writers from the group.
These ultimate summer snack favorites are what we are loving this season, and our tips for helping you throw an epic outdoor dinner party.
I love my Sweet and Spicy Popcorn, linked below. But you can also try my No-Bake Cheesecake Cups for a sweet treat.
Must Haves For Summer Entertaining
Each of my friends and I shared our favorite Amazon find under $50, along with a summer snack recipe or party tip.
All you have to do is click the image, or the recipe link to shop, or cook!
You'll be set for having a great summer.
Favorite Summer Must-Haves
It's time to dish out our favorite things! We're sharing our top summer finds paired with our ultimate summer snack faves. Check out what we're loving for the season.
15 Amazing Summer Snacks and Party Ideas
Get your summer started off right with these amazing recipes, snacks, and party ideas!
- Homemade OREO Ice Cream
- Strawberry Basil Balsamic Ice Pop Recipe
- Watermelon Smoothie
- Lemon Sugar Cookie Pie
- Tips for Hosting an Outdoor Dinner Party
- Patriotic Mixed Berry Pie
- Sweet and Spicy Popcorn
- Harry Potter Butterbeer Recipe
- Mini Charcuterie Box
- Underwater Popsicles
- Homemade Acai Bowl
- Cilantro Dip
- Red White & Blueberry Cheesecake Wrap
- Match Green Tea Ice Cream with Only 3 Ingredients
- Mexican Chocolate Fondue
Newest recipes from Tara Teaspoon!
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I love anything sweet and spicy! Got to try that popcorn!!
Sarah Sofia Knepp says
Tara I love your Sweet and Spicy Popcorn and No-Bake Cheesecake Cups for summer! What great summer must haves too! So fun doing this with you! XOXO, Sarah
Your cheesecake cups are gorgeous! Love all of these great summer ideas too!
Sign me up to try the No-Bake Cheesecake Cups, those look so yummy! So many great ideas for things to make summer more fun!
So many great entertaining ideas for summer!
I'm so excited for summer! I love all these ideas, can't wait ti try them!!