My Summer Must Haves and a Day at the Beach

The summer must have list! Everything you need for a perfect day at the beach, these summer must haves have you covered.

summer must haves - love this beach cruiser

Summer solstice – the longest day of the summer – was June 20 and officially kicked off the summer season. Yesterday, my family headed to the beach (I’m lucky to live one hour from some of the most amazing beaches in NJ – don’t mock the Jersey shore) so we love day tripping.

It was a beautiful, breezy day and I had seven of my summer essentials tucked into my beach bag.

Here are all of my affiliate summer must haves 2016 getting me through the hot summer months.

10 Summer Must Haves 2016 - love her picks!

Foot File – LOVE – coarse roller spins to remove dead skin and keep my feet smooth and callous free

Tan Towel – no wonder their tagline is look good naked – bye bye pasty white skin

Floppy Hat – printed with “Sun Day”, it’s the affordable version of the $485 Eugenia Kim hats!

Sunglasses – I love the copper lenses and they come in other colors like pink and blue

Metallic Birkenstocks – my go to summer shoes in bronze – they come in other fun colors including gold and silver

Ribbon Hair Ties – no tangles and won’t leave dents in your hair!

Scent – love this fresh, subtle scent that doesn’t overpower

Lip Balm – 100% natural and love the four different flavors (especially pomegranate)

Face Sunscreen – love that this doesn’t clog my pores (read: no zits)

Beach Spray – get that just stepped off the beach texture to your hair

Here’s my daughter (I wish I could rock that bikini!) modeling my hat – isn’t it fun!

Love this fun floppy Come Sail Away hat - one of her fun summer essentials (I think I need every one)

Now if I could just find a three way mirror that makes me look amazing in a bathing suit and a cure for cellulite, my life would be complete.

Summer Must Haves - this list of everything you need for a Beautiful day on the beach

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  1. Welcome home Jersey Girl. Where are you vacationing?
    I am off to Avon by the Sea, NJ today.
    Enjoy all of NJ’s goodness

      1. Yes, I know DelPonte’s pizza and bakery. So good.
        Next time you are in that area of the shore you need to make a stop at the Scone Pony, Washington St in Spring Lake. Amazing scones and baked goods plus it is the cutest bakery.

  2. Jersey shore! Spent all my summers there as a child. Great place and down to earth people. Enjoy your vacation.

  3. Oh! We used to go “down the shore” when I was a kid in South Jersey. We mainly went to Long Beach Island – Beach Haven, Barnegat Light. I heard those areas were mostly destroyed during Hurricane Sandy. For excitement it was the boardwalk at Atlantic Ciry (way before the casinos) or Ocean City.

  4. I am at the age that the beach is not for me, but i do love the mountains or to just get away! You do have a great list. So have a great time with your family.

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