Summer break essentials

When the madness of Christmas is over (not long now), it’s important take some time to relax and recharge your batteries for the new year ahead. Whether this involves a back-to-nature family camping trip, a romantic beachside break for two, or simply chilling out at home with a casual barbecue on a balmy evening, we have what you need to get the most from your summer holiday.

Top 3 barbecue essentials

top 3 barbecue finds
1. ‘British barbecue’ organic cotton apron, $40.95. 2. Large salad servers, $21.30. 3. Barbecue spice kit, $46.

Top 3 beach essentials

top 3 beach finds
1. Pom pom beach umbrella, $159. 2. Beach bag with matching pillow and mat, $70. 3. ‘Racing stripes’ towel in ‘signal flag’, $54.

Top 3 camping essentials

top 3 camping finds
1. Crank-powered AM/FM radio, $178.90. 2. ‘Star embellish’ toiletries bags, from $14. 3. ‘Machu Picchu’ 4-person solar-powered tent, $395.

Top 3 travel essentials

top 3 travel finds
1. ‘Camera’ luggage tag, $11.95. 2. Mini Gold Coast travel guide, $9.95. 3. Kids’ travel activity pack, $39.20.

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