Take messes in stride with easy-clean products from Alfonsi Venetis. Oilcloth mats in reversible patterns (gingham, lace, polka dots) are ideal for picnics or putting under high chairs.
Available at alfonsivenetis.com, $39.
It’s never too early to introduce your bookworm to the pleasures of reading outside, on a blanket, in the park. To wit: We hightailed it out to the grass with snacks, sunscreen, and ten new reads.