17 Beach Hacks That Are 841% Genius
It's beach season!
Instead of carrying all of your beach gear on your shoulders, use a sled to slide it through the sand.
DIY a beachfront swimming pool by digging a hole and using a large trash bag or a cheap shower curtain.
Put a pinwheel up next to your belongings to be able to quickly identify your campsite in the sea of towels and chairs.
Dig a small canal and ditch from the shoreline to your chair so you can dip your toes in the water but also stay in the shade.
Freeze wet sponges and use them as cheap, lightweight,
and reusable ice packs to keep your drinks cold.
Use a mesh laundry hamper for an easy way to transport and clean sand toys.
Dig a hole in the sand, dump some ice in it, and make a cooler that's super easy to clean up.
Wrap all of your valuables in a diaper so it looks used and thieves will be less likely to steal it.
Turn your flip-flops over so the bottoms of your feet don't fry when you slide them back on after a day in the sun.
Dig a hole and layer it with blankets or towels to make the perfect snooze spot for little ones (or big ones).
Freeze aloe into ice cubes to cool those wickedly painful sunburns.
Snap a quick pic before everyone splits up and starts playing so that you can describe them and their outfits to fellow beachgoers if they get lost.
Put your phone in a plastic baggie to make it waterproof! (And yes, you can still use it and hear it through the bag!)
And always, ALWAYS be aware of rip currents. They're super dangerous, so stay safe out there!
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