As summer quickly approaches, so does the realization that certain accessories will need to be purchased. These accessories are essential in ensuring that you have a fun-filled summer. Some of the most popular summer accessories include flip-flops, beach towels, sunglasses, and sand toys. These are all Affordable Summer Accessories!
Affordable Summer Accessories
Flip-flops are probably one of the most popular summer accessories. Flip-flops are ideal for walking along the beach or in pool areas because they are water-resistant. Flip flops also allow you to leave the house in a hurry, as you only have to slide your foot into them. Flip-flops are very affordable, which makes buying them more possible for those on a budget.
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Beach towels are a necessity for those that plan on visiting the pool or beach on a regular basis. Beach towels are more absorbent and much larger than your average bath towel, which makes them ideal for pool or beachside activities.
Though beach towels can be quite affordable, the price can add up quickly if you have to buy towels for an entire family. To decrease the costs of beach towels, you can use coupons. Using coupons will make purchasing this summer accessory more affordable and less of a strain on your budget.
Another popular summer accessory is sunglasses. Sunglasses not only add flair to your personal style, but they will help to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. This protection makes your long days in the sun more comfortable and less dangerous.
Though there are some sunglasses that are very expensive, you will be able to find sunglasses that are affordable at local retailers. When choosing a pair of sunglasses, you will want to make sure that the shape of the lens fits the shape of your head to make sure that they are comfortable to wear. You may have to try on several styles, but you should be able to find the right pair for your face quite easily.
If you have kids, you will know that sand toys are a must-have for a day at the beach. With sand toys, you will be able to encourage your child’s building skills and imagination. It will also be a fun way to just simply spend a day at the beach.
Common sand toys include a bucket and shovel set, castle molds, and sea animal molds. Sand toys are commonly found in local retailers for under $5. These affordable accessories will make a day at the beach more appealing to any family.
Each of these summer accessories will help you to have a more enjoyable summer. Out of all of these accessories, you will probably find beach towels and sunglasses to be more expensive. Luckily, both of these accessories can be found at affordable prices. Instead of buying name brands, you can opt for generic brands.
You may also be able to find coupons for these accessories. By purchasing generically and using coupons, you are ensuring that you pay the lowest prices possible.
Lily Kwan says
These accessories definitely make summer more fun!
Sarah L says
My tip is to hit the garage sales & thrift stores.
amanda whitley says
i live on cape cod so these are most definately essentials here.
kathy pease says
great summer musthaves I cant leave the house without sunglasses and my daughter loves flip flops but so does our dog he loves to chew them up..
My kids love sand toys.
Liz Neal says
I live in flip flops during the sprig and summer time. I always have to buy a new pair of
white ones in the summer though.
Erin E says
I can’t live without my flip flops! I wear them everywhere!
So glad I came across this post because we are headed to the beach next week and have no sand toys!
Mindy Coffey says
We shop at DG the most as it’s right next to our house but they have amazing prices & products…we love DG
Amanda Alvarado says
I’ve found beach towels at the end of summer for under $3 on clearance! Shop the end of summer clearances to stock up for the next year!
Maryann D. says
I have purchased towels at Kohl’s and you can get great deals with their coupons. I do try to purchase new sunglasses each year too!
Summer fun can be inexpensive as you have pointed out–and many of these items will last more than one year, but if you want a way to brighten your summer for little money any of these will add to your fun!
Denise Taylor-Dennis says
I need some sand toys for my son.
Maria Iemma says
Flip flops are an essential piece of summer wear. I also need shorts and Ts.
I miss playing in the sand…Maybe I should get some sand toys! 😀
Christine H. says
I love getting flip flops.. there’s so many to choose from I usually end up with at least 10 new pairs during the summer.
I agree those are all very necessary as well as affordable! I brought out my flip flops when it was starting to warm up here in NH and I wear sunglasses all year round!
vickie couturier says
correct on all items listed
Stacy D. says
My son LOVES his dollar store sand toys!
Well gotta have suncreen for the family, but flip-flops are a must for me all summer.
Terri K (@tkharmonic) says
I also like those net water shoes, to me they’re better (safer) for children than flip-flops.