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Must Haves for This Summer

Summer Essentials

It is going to be a hot ass summer, and the last thing we need is letting that affect our summer fun. Well, not this year! We've got a short and sweet post today, straight to the point. For everything you need this summer keep reading!

1. A LOT of Sunscreen and Tanning Lotion

We DE DO NOT NEED ANY LOBSTERS THIS SUMMER, OKAY, okay. It's just not the look for this summer, y'all. At all... Put some damn sunscreen on, even if it's just SPF 15, something is better than nothing.

2. Drink all the water you possibly can.

I mean, you should always drink a lot of water, but this heat, man. It's a force to be reckoned with and it takes a toll on your body. Just keep yourself hydrated and lay off the sugar drinks. You’re supposed to have at least eight glasses of water a day. Honestly, when it comes to summer time I try to go for ten to 12 glasses a day. 

3. Fill up on fruits and veggies.

Watermelon, strawberries, carrots, salads, smoothies... Whenever you can get your daily dose of fruits and veggies, DO IT. The more unhealthy you eat, the worse you will feel. I'm trying to tell you this heat is NO JOKE. You will feel 110 percent disgusting if you do not eat healthier in this heat. 

4. Overdose on spending time with your friends.

Yes, time by yourself is always great, and you can get so much done on your own. But, WE. NEED. FRIEND TIME. The more memories you have, the better. And you'll have people to rock with throughout the rest of the year with stronger bonds.

5. Feel the sand between your toes.

AND BREATHE IN ALL THE SALTY AIR you can! You can NEVER get enough time at the beach during the summer.

6. Drown in ice-cream.

Do I even need to explain this? Or do we all have a mutual agreement that ice cream is even more satisfying during the summer? Try new ice cream parlors in your area! Who knows, you might find a new favorite place or flavor! 

7. Any state fairs?

In my hometown, our state fair happens in the middle of summer. I'm not sure if it works like that everywhere else, but it's literally my favorite part of summer—the rides, the slurpees, THE FUNNEL CAKE, oh my lord, my mouth is watering just thinking about it. The general energy at state fairs is so uplifting, everyone’s excited and having a good time. It’s easy to lose track of your cares and time when living it up at your state fair! 

8. My Broke Girls Summer Adventures List, Hello?

Not trying to toot my own horn, but I've got some pretty great ideas for a cheap, but lit summer—everything you need to have an epic summer. You should definitely check it out and take some notes, just saying! 

9. Most Importantly Self Love and Good Vibes

I don’t know about you guys, but my 2019 has been a little off. I’m trying to change that by spreading as much positivity as I possibly can. Summer is about having a great time, meeting new people, seeing new things, and making new memories. You work so hard all year to get to this time. Let loose, do what you want to do, what makes you feel good. You ARE a boss bitch and you ARE going to do big things in life, you are a beautiful, hard working human. Now let a little go, enjoy your summer!

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