Summer Packing List

Every summer my family and I go to the beach for a few days to relax from our crazy schedules. Each year I always try to figure out to pack such as different outfits and little extra materials that I could possibly need, but there are always a few things that I always take with me.

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Sunglasses are an outfit essential in the summer time as the sun gets brighter, the harder it is to see. Squinting is an option but it hurts after a while and can also cause wrinkles. It protects eyes from getting a sunburn, yes it does happen, and it also quite stylish because I am always pretending to be Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Every time I go to the beach, I am always trying to finish my reading list for school. After a few hours in the water, it is nice to sit underneath a beach umbrella and get absorbed into a book. Being a book nerd, it is nice to hear the sounds of the ocean that make me relax and enjoy my book so much more.

In the summer, flip flops are my go to shoe because they are so easy to just slip on and go. Feet can finally breathe and can help make the sock tan line go away. Flip flops do not always have to be boring, there are all types of styles. I currently own a black pair I got from Target because they go with everything, especially my black bathing suit. There are platform flip flops and some with jewels on the straps, they are literally something that can fit everyone’s unique styles.

Many people would not think to bring money to the beach. There might be an ice cream man passing by or a cute store on the boardwalk, it is always better to carry a few bills in case of an emergency such as seeing a cute pair of earrings or an ice cream on a hot day.

Going on vacation may seem relaxing but it can be stressful with family and activities that calm is much needed. The beach also is not always relaxing when there is sand flying everywhere and sea gulls attacking. I love listening to soft tunes that can help me  playlist includes Cody Simpson, Jack Johnson, Elvis Presley and John Mayer, also possibly the Beach Boys.

Although staying in a hotel is convenient because you have someone to clean up after you, I think renting a house makes the experience much more fun. Staying in a house rather than a hotel makes someone less of a tourist and more of a traveler as they try to discover more than the main attraction, it is like creating a more personal relationship with an adventure.

If you are in need for a little inspiration for a getaway, make sure to check out articles about best summer vacations. Also make sure to check out HomeAway for cool places to stay!

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January Playlist

Hey everyone! I don’t think I have shared my favorite songs before so why not try now? As my music genre changes so does add on many different songs and artists. I have songs and artists in mind to listen to but I tend to listen to the same three songs over and over again. Some of the songs in the playlist I have included might be old to you but they are recently new for me. If there is anything that I probably would be interested in, let me know.

1. Cough Syrup by Young the Giant
2. Knee Socks by Arctic Monkeys
3. Ocean Avenue by Yellowcard
4. Happy by Marina and the Diamonds
5. Immortal by Marina and the Diamonds
6. Riptide by Vance Joy
7. Sitting, Waiting, Wishing by Jack Johnson
8. Commes Des Enfants by Coeur De Pirate
9. I Thought I was an Alien by Soko
10. A Little Death by the Neighbourhood
11. Young Blood by Bea Miller
12. Maps by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
13. Do I Wanna Know? by Arctic Monkeys
14. Tee Shirt by Birdy
15. Something’s Gotta Give by All Time Low

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