Get your grill on with this solution for food that sticks easily. The coated sheet is reusable and easy to clean, needs no oil or butter, and still allows those enticing grill marks on your food. $14.99; cookina.co
Snorkelling is fun. But filming those snorkel exploits with your first personal-POV camera? Man, that's cool. The swim mask has a 5 MP digital camera that shoots video or photos (and records audio) in water up to 4.5 metres deep. $129; pbteen.com
Sometimes you really do need to keep your dog on a short leash. This two-in-one combo means Max has a lead already attached in case you have to suddenly grab hold ("Gah! The neighbours schnauzer is loose!"), but it Velcroes tidily to the rest of the collar when you don't. $19.99; coleash.com
Keep the young 'uns entertained this cottage season with a subscription to Kiwi Crate. A new themed box is delivered every month, filled with materials for creative, compelling learning projects. Sign up for one month or several; August's theme is "fun with flight." $19.95 per crate, plus shipping; kiwikrate.com.
There are some places where drinking wine out of a sippy cup might seem tacky. The cottage is not one of those places. These tumblers are dock-safe, and the double-walled design helps to keep your wine chilled. About $15; theproductfarm.com.