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Staycation Essentials!

Yipee! The sun has come back and we are excited to make the most of it. Now we don’t have to act like hermits and we can actually see other people again, we thought we would make sure that we have all the ingredients we need for a socially distanced get together or even a “staycation”. While it’s hotter than Ibiza in good old Blighty, who needs a foreign holiday when we can have fun right here.



Stylish? Check. Comfy? Check. Does it rock? Check. All boxes are ticked with this fab lounger. Simply rock backwards and forwards while listening to the sound of waves….on your headphones!

Garden Lounger - John Lewis House, £100




Splashing by the pool, hopping in the hot tub or singing in the shower. Make sure you have a tasty little waterproof speaker so you can play the soundtrack for your day wherever you are. Singing along with the tunes is optional.

Waterproof Speaker - John Lewis & Partners, £59.99




Okay, Okay, so we have to get a bit active between sunning ourselves and drinking cocktails. This giant Jenga is lots of fun for all the family and there’s also a bat and ball for the more energetic of you

Jenga Giant Garden Game - M&S, £35. Bat and Ball - M&S, £12.50



On the subject of cocktails, why not make your own with this handy little shaker, you can seriously impress your guests with one of these. You could also try making your own ice lollies with this ingenious little set from Lakeland. Simply make up some squash and add some chopped strawberries or raspberries for an even more juicy finish - Yum!

Ice Lolly Mould - Lakeland, £5.99.  Cocktail Shaker - Oliver Bonas, £25




Isn’t it time you invested in a gorgeous new pair of sunnies? Not only do sunglasses finish your outfit, make you look cool, they protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays. There is plenty of choice out there at the moment, from classic to retro and here are a couple of our favourites

Mens Rayban Sunglasses - Sunglass Hut, £131. Womens Prada Sunglasses - Sunglass Hut, £185