7 Beach Hacks

by katie

The beach is a summertime staple destination for almost everyone, right? Before you hit the sand, check out these hacks to make it even better!


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Use baby powder on ur dry hands And feet to take off sand at the beach .... No more sandy sandwiches !!!!!

Putting baby powder around your towel or blanket will keep the ants away! (This will work for picnics, of course!) Baby powder also works to remove sand from your skin!

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How to hide emergency money.  Take your empty chap stick container and pop off the bottom taking all the insides out and then glue the bottom back on.  Perfect for some extra cash! get chapstick for cheap at Walgreens http://thekrazycouponlady.com/2012/08/29/chapstick-only-1-00-at-walgreens/

Use inconspicuous containers to store your phone, money, keys and more such more in an old lotion bottle or ChapStick container.


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Use a soap container to keep your camera at hand and in a safe place.

We've all been doin this wrong..fitted sheet, not a flat one!

Wrap the elastic from a fitted sheet around things placed at each corner to create a sand barrier. I love this idea!

We live right up the street from a huge and beautiful beach right on Lake Erie. We've been spending all our free time there this summer and I've been coming up with some quick solutions to some com...

Sew pockets to your beach towels for easy access to your must-have-at-hand.

Perfect for my handbag - store bobby pins in a tic tac container, then wrap some bands around it. No more wild hair on unexpected windy days!

Use an empty Tic-Tac container to store extra elastics and bobby pins in case you need to put your hair up.

Do you have a beach hack to share? Put it in the comments below!


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9 comments

Amanda Steinberg June 24, 2015 - 2:57 pm

these are great hacks! we live about 15 minutes from the beach and are always looking for new tricks – i never knew powder kept the ants away! pinning and sharing 🙂

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Maria@sewtravelinspired June 25, 2015 - 1:57 pm

These are great tricks. Not a big beach person but great for the pool trips.

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Storybook Apothecary June 25, 2015 - 3:11 pm

brilliant beach hacks! thanks for sharing these 🙂

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Karren Haller June 27, 2015 - 12:17 am

Hi Kate, you are spot on, the baby powder is great for getting sand to brush off before heading home.
Thanks for sharing on the #OMHGFF this week!
Have a great weekend!
Karren

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Susan F. June 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Wonderful ideas! Now I just need to get to the beach to use them!! My suggestion: be sure to pack water in your cooler, not just other beverages. Not only is water good to drink, you can dab some on a towel and wipe the salt and sand off of your face!

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Amber Harrop June 29, 2015 - 10:10 pm

Love the fitted sheet idea 🙂 Thanks for linking up to Pin Worthy Wednesday, I have pinned your post to the Pin Worthy Wednesday Pinterest Board.

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Jo Lane June 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm

Great tips! I will definitely be using these when I go to the beach next month! 🙂

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Pat Fenner July 1, 2015 - 4:39 pm

Love the cell phone idea 🙂 You have some great suggestions – thanks for sharing them on MomsMorningCoffee today!!

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Christine | Where The Smiles Have Been July 2, 2015 - 4:20 am

These are such great hacks! I really like the chapstick idea, and I think a lot of these would work well at other places besides the beach too. Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Merry Monday! We hope you'll join us again this Sunday evening! 🙂

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