You may have stashed your bike back in the basement for the winter, but that doesn’t mean you’ve stopped thinking about riding. Come spring, all of your gear will seem outdated. Get a fresh start by ordering a Torch T1 Helmet. Ordinarily, lighted headgear is clunky and ugly, but the Torch Helmet manages to be both useful in the dark and sleek in design. It’ll make night rides both safe and stylish! Available at torchapparel.com for only $120 (preorder)
We’ll admit it: when it comes to our babies, we’re germ snobs. Our own at-home germs are fine, but we’d rather not have our offspring licking the floors of strangers. That’s why we do our visiting with this PeaPod Plus Baby Travel Bed. In folded-up form, it’s compact and easy to carry – always a plus – but easily expands to create a plush nest. Available at onestepahead.com for only $90
Forget foam noodles. The best thing we’re buying for our next pool party is the Kool Ultra Floating Tray . One side features a game board (checkers included) and the other has nine holes with differing diameters, perfect for snacks and drinks. We’ll just make sure that we remind guests to mind the floating food before they cannonball into the water. Available at potterybarn.com for only $54
Everyone knows that one of the best ways to survive the zombie apocalypse will be getting to the most remote location that you can and setting up camp. That’s why we’re putting our pennies in the jar for The Stronghold. This is the Godzilla of tents – a double-walled expedition base camp designed to withstand Arctic conditions. You know where you aren’t going to find a whole lot of zombies? AnywhereThat’s right – the North Pole. Available at mountainhardwear.com for only $3,000
Summer is just around the corner, and we’re going for the perfect balance of enjoying the sunshine and protecting our skin. Thanks to this big and beautiful Ralph Lauren Sun Hat , we’ll have a special, stylish, shield from the sun. Since it’s available in several color combinations, we can keep a hat handy for every outfit. Available at nordstrom.com for only $45
These Colorblock Roller Skates - or some variation thereof – have been on our Christmas list since roughly 1989. Santa just does not seem to be getting the memo, so this year we’re buying ourselves a post-holiday present. It’s completely justifiable since these are exercise equipment, natch. Available at fredflare.com for $189
Now that it’s winter and the country is getting its share of snow, we think it’s about time to go break some bones. L.L. Bean’s Flexible Flyer Sled totally beats the trays we filched (and returned!) from our college cafeteria. Made to glide over snow, we’re excited to drive to the mountains and have a snow day. What, adults can’t enjoy a snow day once in a while? Get your sled on. Available at llbean.com for $88 on sale
We think skater boys and girls alike will be more motivated to unlace if you give ‘em this recycled skateboard bench to sit on. You might be tempted to stick this in the garage or the kid’s room, but we think it’d even look pretty fabu in a sleek, modern entryway.
The new and improved deckbench is expertly crafted from 100% reclaimed and recycled broken skateboards. This is can also be customized and available at www.etsy.com at $699
This one is perfect for Winter! Boot Tux are attachable stirrups for your pants to keep them from getting pushed up around your calves when you pull your boots on. Because no grown woman should own an actual pair of stirrup pants.
Each package contains a pair of Boot Tux™, instructions for attaching them to pant cuffs, and tips for best results. Available at http://boottux.com at $17.99