I love New York City. But once the oppressive summer heat descends upon the city I’m more than happy to get the heck out of dodge. This weekend, I’m freeing my Boston Red Sox hat from its hiding place, proudly repping it on the bus (in your face Yankee’s fans!), and heading to my favorite place: Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
I plan on spending as much time on the beach as possible (with a backlog of trashy tabloid magazines by my side, of course) and spending some quality time with family.
Here’s what I’m packing for a week of carefree beach vacationing:
The fourth of July means that we get two of our favorite summer activities packed into one day: 1. gorgeous fireworks and 2. endless BBQ. But as much as we would love to dive straight into the deliciousness of it all, we’ve got to be prepared for everything from stains to sunburns. To gear up for Independence Day festivities, we’ll be grabbing these products so our totes are prepped:
Beauty confession: even though I’m safely in my 20s, my skin is still just as sensitive now as it was back when I was teenager. In some cases, particularly when I’m stressed, it’s even worse now than in my teens; which is why I always look for the gentlest, lightest skincare products I can find. I usually navigate the cream and serum realm by staying away from heavy ingredients. But when it comes to the world’s easiest-to-use product—the face wipe—I can never seem to find one that doesn’t strip or irritate my skin. Enter these game-changing wipes by willa™, which just landed in the Birchbox shop (some of you will be getting in this month’s box!).