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WGN Chicago: Summer Must-Haves + Gift Ideas! 🌊

#EverythingKelly joined WGN Chicago to talk all about these amazing summer must-haves that can also be great as a gift! Use Mannkitchen's Pepper Grinder at your next BBQ and keep your kids busy with Little Big Playhouse's ball pit at the same time!

So many great products you won't want to miss! More info below.


Fire up the BBQ this summer and get ready for the ultimate grilling accessory- the Pepper Cannon. This sleek chunk of grinding precision can get you from pepperless to fully seasoned in 7 cranks instead of 70 and boasts an 8-60+ mesh range for complete control of your spice level.


  • 10X the output of top-rated mills!

  • Milled from a solid chunk of aerospace grade aluminum

  • Crafted with hardened high-carbon stainless steel burrs

  • Fitted with a double-bearing supported drive shaft

  • Pick your grind with a range from 8-60+ mesh

  • Push-button top makes it easy to remove and replace without changing the grind setting

  • Pre-grind up to ⅓ cup into the base for easy one-hand seasoning

  • Holds a ½ cup of whole peppercorns

  • MÄNNKITCHEN means “My Kitchen” in old Norse

Price: $199.99

Available at


Get the party started at your next summer barbecue, pool party, or family reunion! Reach for SLRRRP Shots – the world’s #1 vegetarian-friendly, award-winning gelatin shots! They’ve ditched the animal byproducts in favor of plant-based ingredients and paired them with premium vodka, malt liquor, and whiskey.


  • #1 Ready-to-Drink shot brand in the country!

  • Crafted with plant-based ingredients and premium alcohol

  • Vegetarian-friendly

  • Gluten Free

  • Available in 20 or 12 packs

  • 60 calories or less per shot!

  • 8.5g sugar or less per shot!

  • No refrigeration required - but we recommend drinking chilled or frozen

  • 2 year shelf life

  • Also has an American Pack for 4th of July festivities!

Prices vary on location

Available at Marianos, Binny’s Beverage Depot, Walmart, & 7-11 around the Chicagoland area


Most traditional workouts (like running, cycling, squats, rowing, etc.) focus solely on forward and backward motion but did you know you’re still missing 33% of your workout? Bring on lateral exercises with the award-winning Brrrn Board! Brrrn is a slide board and on-demand subscription that makes it easy to incorporate lateral exercises in a low-impact way that can deliver big results when it comes to your strength, agility, and balance while also reducing the risk of injury.


  • Tones your core, glutes and inner/outer thighs

  • Improves balance, mobility, and bodily awareness

  • Reduces the risk of injuries and muscular imbalances in your knees, hip, core and back

  • Offers a fun, low-impact cardio solution for all ages and fitness levels

  • Burns up to 500 calories in 30 minutes

  • Crafted with a high quality polymer surface and repurposed wood bumpers

  • Non-slip rubber pads keeps the board in place on any surface

  • Use on hardwood, carpet, rugs, decks, grass, and more

  • Sleek design is easy to store under couches or beds

Price: $349 for the Brrrn Bundle - includes slide board & 1 year subscription

Available: & Amazon

Coppermill Kitchen

Coppermill Kitchen’s vintage-inspired copper kitchenware brings style and story to your own shelf or your next gift (without having to go back in time to get them). Comprised of antique-inspired copperware treasures, each piece is sourced from the Historic art of crafting, and designed with an expert eye for detail. This curated line of thoughtfully picked and reproduced antique copper cookware has a story to tell - and will be cherished for generations to come.

  • Newly redesigned and meticulously hand crafted with quality and luxury in mind

  • Made with a very heavy gauge of copper, a simple and classic hammered finish, prestine tin interior lining, and a brass hand-shaved vintage inspired handle designed by us

  • Sold as a Set of 4 or Set of 8

  • Made of Copper & Brass

Price: $175.00



From hiking trails and camping trips to job sites and skate parks, accidents happen. Take care of minor cuts without ending up in the dreaded ER, with Zzips! Zzips are the latest first aid essential available from the experts at My Medic, and are a doctor-recommended alternative to painful and costly stitches.

Simply stick, pull, adjust, and heal!


  • Alternative to sutures, staples, surgical glues, and adhesive strips

  • Closes wounds, cuts, and lacerations

  • Pain-free application

  • Less invasive than sutures

  • Minimizes scarring

  • Closes wounds within minutes

  • Compact and portable

  • Avoid expensive ER visits

Price: $18.71



Meet Fungies! The vitamin that can help with almost everything! Known for its ability to help with focus, memory, and mood, the Lion’s Mane Mushroom has a long history in traditional medicine. Now you can skip the hard-to-swallow capsules, messy powders, and unpleasant tasting tinctures and enjoy all the brain-boosting benefits in gummy form.


  • Each gummy contains 500mg of dual extracted lion’s mane mushroom powder (fruiting body standardized to contain 30% Beta-Glucans)

  • Packed with antioxidants

  • May help with memory, focus, clarity, and overall cognitive performance

  • Naturally flavored with juicy blueberries and sweet strawberries

  • Vegan-friendly

  • NO yeast, dairy, eggs, gluten, soy, gelatin, peanuts, shellfish, artificial sweeteners, colors, flavors, or preservatives

Price: $19.95


Little Big Playroom

Little big playroom is an amazing brand that created this ball pit that your child will love! Fitting up to 3 kids at one time, the ball pit bundle also comes with 75 balls and the pit itself! It has the highest quality memory foam interior + a soft plush washable cover! This will definitely keep your kids entertained this summer!


  • The best investment you can buy because it will last for years and can be handed down for generations to come

  • No foam smell and absolutely chemical free

  • From ages 6 months to 5 years+, your kiddos will keep on playing!

  • Modern colors for design forward parents who want their playroom to match their decor

  • Easily moveable from room to room

  • Our pit balls are fully recyclable in your blue bin!

  • Ball pits are a great activity for sensory play and supports their fine motor development

Price: $250 for the Ball Pit Bundle

TableTopics-Travel-Sized Edition

Road trips and the airport waiting game can be dull at times, liven up your travel group with fun and interesting conversations starters to learn more about your favorite travel companions. TableTopics® is the award-winning game that makes it easy to get the conversation flowing! Throw a set in your suitcase and get ready to laugh and learn a little more about your friends and even yourself.


Grab your drinks, gather round, and let the fun begin with:

  • Friends Conversation Pack – You’ll find three TableTopics® travel size editions in this one pack. The editions Dinner with Friends, Wine Wednesday, and Drinks After Work will have you exploring a range of topics from hilarious to thought-provoking and everything in between. 120 questions in total. Perfect for the girls’ trip.

  • Road Trip TO GO - Trip-specific subjects share the road with great general interest topics in this edition perfectly sized for the glovebox. With 40 questions to choose from, the one question you won′t hear from your traveling companions is “Are we there yet?”

  • Travel TO GO - These fabulous travel-related questions are sure to entertain – whether in the air or on the road or at the beach – wherever your journeys take you. This one is loaded with 40 great questions that will have you dreaming about traveling the world and excited about exploring things closer to home.

Price: Starting at $9


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