10 beach essentials you need before summer starts
the beach is so hot right now--literally.
Published Jul 16, 2015 5:00 AM
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Make the most of your summer with our top 10 must-haves for lazy days and balmy nights. From cookouts to beach lounging, we’ve got you covered.
Set up a hammock in a shady spot for lazy days reading. Doubles as extra seating if you’re hosting a bonfire or picnic.
Take a break from scrolling through Instagram poolside and try writing or drawing. Unplug with a cute journal.
A summer necessity whether you live near the beach or not. Duck out of the sun under a colorful printed tent. If you’re entertaining, use it to create guest seating by spreading blankets and pillows underneath.
Keep all of your beach essentials in a sturdy tote, like this cute wicker one go for a colorful canvas option. Don’t forget sunscreen!
Want to upgrade from traditional s’mores? Use a pie iron or popcorn popper over a fire for unique campfire treats.
Keep the summer vibes going all year long with a sunny print or bright watercolor in your home!
Keep yourself sand-free with a colorful beach chair. Look for one that’s foldable, light, and easy to transport.
Pick up a summer cookbook and learn how to create season-specific dishes. Then stop by the farmer’s market for the freshest ingredients.
Take your s’mores to the next level with an artisan s’mores kit. This one includes vanilla bean marshmallows and salted milk chocolate. Just as delicious fireside as in your microwave.
This easy-to-assemble grill is perfect for camping or hosting your own backyard cookout. The adjustable grate makes it easy to for first-time grillers.