Time for summer BBQs and picnics

The sun has got its hat on! Hip hip hooray!

What fantastic weather we’re having – the sky is blue, the sun is shining, it looks like May is shaping up to be a hot month.

With Bank Holiday this weekend and another at the end of the month, it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine.

We’ve chosen some of our favourite products from Give as you Live retailers because what British summer isn’t complete without BBQs, picnics and Pimms?

Order your summer essentials using Give as you Live and raise money for your charity when you shop online at your favourite retailers- giving you more time to relax in the sunshine.

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Grocery shop, Tesco

Get all your BBQ food from Tesco and if you’re a first time online shopper, they’ll donate £2.50 to your chosen charity with Give as you Live.

Stainless steel water bottle, £16.00, Notonthehighstreet.com

These stainless  steel water bottles are so cute, the illustrations make them really stand out. Plus by buying a reusable water bottle you’ll be helping slow the sales of bottled water and be more environmentally friendly!

Amazonas Rio family hammock, £95.50, Amazon

Chill out in the garden in this huge cotton hammock which hangs between trees or posts. Perfect for reading a book in the sunshine.

Kubu picnic basket,  was £60.00, now £48.00, The White Company

This versatile picnic basket is made with a sturdy metal frame with a double lid- with enough room for food to feed the family. This basket will see you through the summer and winter, as it can also be used to store loo roll, logs and magazines.

Barbecue bucket, £15.00, John Lewis

This simple BBQ bucket is easy to transport to ideal picnic locations, but also wouldn’t look out of place in your garden.

Petit Chablis Charly Nicolle 2011, £12.99, The Perfect Cellar

With a lovely fresh, light style showing delicate notes of green apple, lime peel and citrus. There is a slight floral hint to the wine which, combined with crisp acidty makes it a perfect all round white and a ‘must have’ in any wine rack.

Pink Stripe picnic blanket, £69.95, Notonthehighstreet.com

A luxurious hand made rug that will add glamour and style to any picnic. Perfect for picnics, brilliant for the beach – sand or pebble – lovely on the lawn, fantastic for concerts, race meetings and watching summer sports. Use as a picnic rug or bench throw.