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What’s in Our Summer Bag?

Jul 12, 2017 02:00PM ● Published by Becca Newell

By Becca Newell
Photography by Katie Martin, Katie Martin Photography in Easton

Some weeks simply necessitate a last-minute weekend trip to the beach, so we keep an emergency bag packed with summer essentials—it’s the ultimate answer to no-fuss, grab-and-go style. Follow suit (no pun intended!) and you’ll soon find yourself beach bound with ease.


Malibu Large Tote by Abrazo Style, $110, Kokopelli, Annapolis Sunglasses by Quay Australia, $50, Scout & Molly’s, Annapolis Slim Gold Flip Flops by Havaianas, $26, South Moon Under, Annapolis Tassel Beach Towel by Vera Bradley, $58, Kokopelli, Annapolis Joyride Hi-Neck Bikini Top by Rip Curl, $49.50, Brown Eyed Girl Boutique, Annapolis Pipen Everyday Bikini Bottom by Beach Vida Bling, $58, Brown Eyed Girl Boutique, Annapolis Hard Shell Clear Case by Rifle Paper Co., $36, KokopelliAnnapolis Word to the Wise Journal by Kate Spade, $24, Kokopelli, Annapolis Click Pens by Vera Bradley, $12 (set of three), Kokopelli, Annapolis Hair Pins by Natural Life, $9.50, Lizzy DeeEaston Pink Grapefruit Sunscreen Lip Balm (SPF 30) by Sun Bum, $4, Brown Eyed Girl Boutique, Annapolis Coin Purse by Mlavi, $9.50, Lizzy DeeEaston Argan Daily Moisturizer Protect + Perfect (SPF 47) by Josie Maran, $36, Josiemarancosmetics.com Pina Colada Body Sunscreen Spray (SPF 30) by Coola, $36, Coolasuncare.com


Summer Reading Staff Picks

If journaling isn’t your thing, grab a paperback instead. Check out our summer reading staff picks below!

Caley Breese, Editorial Assistant

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Ashley Raymond, COO

“Flipping through Home & Design—or Highlights with [daughter] Tenley”

Melanie Quinn, Special Events Director

The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein

Rick Marsalek, Account Executive-Annapolis and West County

Manhunt: The 12-day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson
The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut your Way to Success by Brian Wang
The Fall of Arthur by JRR Tolkien, Edited by Christopher Tolkien

Debbie Carta, Account Executive-West County

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Nicole Gould, Entertainment Editor

Unlimited: A Three-Step Plan for Achieving Your Dreams by Jillian Michaels
Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between) 
Amy Schumer: The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Frances Ayres, Bookkeeper

My Life by Golda Meir
Portraits of Courage by George W. Bush

Becca Newell, Social & Style Editor

Where Am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame by Mara Wilson

James Houck, Editorial Director

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Hawaii by James A. Michener

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