by Edited by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 04, 2012

Candy straws

Tiny touches can elevate even the most humble beverage. Kikkerland's Pixie Stix-striped biodegradable straws (top) add a little extra style to lemonade or fancier iced cocktails ($7.95 for 144;, while Hammonds Candies' Iced Tea Sippers in orange, lemon, and key lime (bottom) double as both straws and sweetener. Cost: $5 for 5 oz., bulk discounts available;

Key-lime straws