Since frosting mishaps are guaranteed, you’re tempted to cover the table in paper. But retro-style cotton cloths are worth a little extra laundry.
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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.