Good Times and Tan Lines – Beach Necessities!

This summer, the beach seems to be beckoning us all. We have been good… not traveling, social distancing, wearing masks, and avoiding crowds… doing what needs to be done for ourselves and our neighbors. As the country slowly but surely reopens and as we excitedly get vaccinated to leave Covid behind, we are beginning to travel. Most of it by car and most of it to the sandy cities that will whisk us away to our own slice of paradise. There are few locations, if any, that allow you to feel the warmth of the sun on your face and cool water on your toes. Dive right in and make sure to dress the part!

Jeepers Peepers

Eye protection is a must for sunny climates. Plus, sunglasses always provide a bit of mystery, glamour, and, well, power. No one knows where you are looking 😉

Shades of Light

The Holy Grail of protection… along with sunscreen, of course. Hats truly do protect you from the sun’s harmful rays and reflections. The bonus is that they are good looking and can be

Big Bags


Who are you kidding? You will not only carry your stuff, but his stuff, and all of your little people’s stuff. These colorful, waterproof, sustainably recycled totes will be your go-to for all of your water activities. Or farmers market, or picnics, or… you get the picture!


These swimsuit coverups are as adorable as they are fashionable. They are cool and comfortable. They will take to from the car, to the beach, to the bar in swift ease. The kimonos can be worn over your shoulders as a coverup, wrap, or secure it as a scarf. Items with multiple uses extends the style of this colorful accessory.

Shop smart, and you will pack smart! The above is all you need for your much deserved respite in paradise!


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