One of these translucent blenders from Oster would fit right in at your summer barbecues and parties. They also make nice wedding gifts. The 14-speed blender, which has a 450-watt motor, features an ice-crushing and pulse-control button and an easy-clean feature for quickly cleaning the glass jar between batches. The blender is available in purple, red or blue.
Oster Blender, $29.99 to $39.99, from Lechters, Macy's and select Target stores.