Friday, December 2, 2022 Dec 2, 2022
50° F Dallas, TX


By Lucie Nelka |

No need to stop the music now. The Sound Wave, completely water-resistant, is a floating AM-FM radio and cassette player. It has two external stereo speakers, but if it’s serious tuning out you need, try the water-resistant headphones. $179.95. Bloom-ingdale’s, Valley View (450-2300).

You won’t get bored with this board game. Float yourself a loan with this Cards and Craps set. Other floating game sets include Chess and Checkers and Backgammon. All cost less than $30. Malibu Swimming Pool Service, 5211 Forest Lane (233-4683).

This beach towel, with its attachable, inflatable pillow, turns poolside into a comfort zone. Comes in two brightly striped designs. $19.99. All Sanger Harris stores.

This personal maid serves up your own spirited concoctions and stays close by to take your empties. Mermaid and butler also available. S10.95. Artifactory, 3014 Greenville (823-4422), 14902 Preston (387-4255) and 1122 Preston Royal Plaza (363-7360).

For happy hour on the high seas-or in your pool-bring along this durable martini glass. $6 each. Inside Out Shop, 17390 Preston Road (931-0626) and 5711 W. Lovers Lane (350-6679).

Bring some of the indoors outdoors. This bar, in clean white acrylic, has all removable trays and compartments, making service a cool breeze. Capri Trolley Bar, $569. Bloomingdale’s.