What To Wear:
- Striped Short Sleeve T-Shirt Dress
T-Shirt dresses have been totally trending right now!! They can be easily dressed up or down! Super comfortable, breathable, and perfect for any size, short or tall!
- Low Top Sneakers
Chuck Taylors/Sperry Top Sider/Vans, just to name a few…I’m currently sporting my New Balances 501
I’m currently eyeing a pair of navy colored canvas Sperry’s at the moment.
- Weekend Hat
When I wear my fedora hat, it means, no stress, and let’s have fun in the sun! Even my boys call it “mommy’s weekend hat.” It definitely set’s a tone, of a chill and relaxed mommy. I purchased mine for $10 at the mall few years back, and it’s lasted me this long! Here’s a similar fedora hat from JC Penny.
Paired always with my hat, I have my sun shades. I’ve been wearing sunglasses since I was 18, and after working at a luxury optical office, I call myself a bit of sunglasses snob. From Coach, Juicy, Fendi, Tom Ford, Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Judith Leiber, I’ve tried them all on. All are great, and I highly suggest, if you’re a simple, sunglass wearer such as I am, I’d suggest buying a good high quality one!! (It’s soo worth it!)
Grab And Go:
Having 2 growing boys, plus their dad with me on a day out, it’s important to pack food in the car. Even if its a small trip to the mall, or afternoon errands going to Target & Sports Authority. Someone is always hungry. And before you give in and offer the ICEE and popcorn combo, or a cake-pop at Starbucks, you’ll be so thankful that you had packed some food. You’ll be saving tons of money this way, if this becomes a crucial routine out the door.
- Canvas Tote
- Sun Block
- Water Bottle (S’well Water Bottle)
- Cold Fresh Fruit
- Capri-Suns/Waters/Sports Drinks
- Food Containers with lunch/mid-day snack
Keep In The Car:
All of the below items have become a staple to my back trunk. Whatever season it is in the year, or sports season, these have stayed in my car since the kids were young. I promise you, even if you don’t intend to stop by the park or beach, these items become SO clutch.
- Beach Towel/Blanket
- Baby wipes
- Dry Snacks
- Camping Chairs
There’s my summer essentials and some tips! Stay tuned for some more summer fun posts, as summer vacation comes closer! Happy May, and stay cool!