Fun in the Sun Spring Outdoor Essentials
Are you looking to shake off the winter time cabin fever and start some fun in the sun? While I personally enjoy the cooler temps and beautiful blanket of fresh fallen snow, I also love Spring and all of the fresh flowers, warming of the sun and outdoor adventures. Here are some essentials we think would make your Spring be bright, refreshing and fun.
Quench your thirst with your favorite refreshing beverage and an Equo sustainable straw. Designed by harnessing the raw power of mother nature, EQUO’s reusable straws are a great ecological alternative to reduce single-use plastic consumption. Made from natural ingredients, such as coconut and sugarcane, they’ll never get soggy and last an infinite amount of time in liquids.
Create your new favorite drink using a deluxe infusion kit from In High Spirits Infusions! All you add is alcohol, and voila! Amazing creations to imbibe in the comfort of your home bar. Enjoy one of their indulgent craft infusion kits and recipes by adding your own alcohol and prepare to be impressed by your creation. You’ll become a pro mixologist in no time! Everything comes in gift-ready jars for a unique conversation starter at your next soiree. Available at inhighspiritsinfusions.com and Etsy. Price: $20.00
Pack a naturally delicious super-snack! Banana Samba is a traditional Brazilian super snack made with simple ingredients and zero artificial colors or preservatives. It’s simply delicious! Slowly-cooked bananas caramelize their own natural sugars and give Banana Samba a delicious, soft, chewy texture. It’s the perfect choice for healthy lifestyle enthusiasts looking to avoid artificial energy shots and bars for something simple, natural. They are individually wrapped making it convenient to carry everywhere. Banana Samba is a dance for the senses, with mouthwatering flavor to curb your appetite and give you a boost during the day. For that mid-afternoon slump, this is the guilt-free way to snack! Available on Amazon. Price: $4.50
Don’t forget a durable, high-functioning Nomadix towel on your next outdoor activity! Nomadix is the go anywhere, do anything towel. Each towel is made using post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and then printed for colorful style instead of using harmful dyes (one of the world’s biggest polluters). The Nomadix towel is super absorbent, slip and odor reinforcement, and lightweight. Whether your activity is sports, camping, yoga, or beach-going, get there with Nomadix. The towel is durable, versatile, and easily packs down small for all your adventures. It is even pet hair and sand resistant! Nomadix is a gift that gives back. Feel good knowing that they’re a member of the 1% for the Planet and Conservation Alliance. Available on AMAZON. Price: Towels starting at $19.50
Lifekey Wearables use Tap OS to store and securely access personal medical data when it’s needed most. With just a tap, contacts are notified and emergency responders are made available in the case of an emergency. They are waterproof, comfortable, and durable enough for every adventure in any condition. Smart Straps don’t require batteries, Bluetooth, or even charging to work. Common uses include checking in with family while hiking/biking/skiing/etc. – Just a tap of their Smart Strap, and everyone in the family gets an instant notification with a GPS map location. Users add information to the Smart Strap using the Lifekey App. Get safety and peace of mind for you and your loved ones without the distractions. Price: $29
Keep your Geekey tool on hand to help make your day a whole lot easier! It’s time to think outside the toolbox with the Geekey. This expertly combined go-to tool is the size of a key, so be ready to upgrade your keychain. It’s fully equipped with more than 16+ functions to help you tackle those common, everyday problems, and when you’re done, simply toss it back in your pocket. Don’t let its size fool you. This award-winning work of art and engineering is crafted out of a solid chunk of 420 Stainless Steel to take on big and “tough as nails” jobs. Available on Amazon. Price: $26.99.
Bring an Orijin Bees doll along for your little one! If you’re shopping for the doll-lover in your life, look no further than the newest multicultural doll by Orijin Bees, a multicultural toy company offering a variety of beautiful Black and Brown skin tones with a wide array of hair textures, from kinky to coily to wavy. To shop the Orijin Bees Baby Bee collection, visit OrijinBees.com or Target.com. Price: $49.99
ORIJIN CULTURE is a Luxury African Inspired Fashion brand embracing heritage in Style. Best known for designing the Africa shape bags — This signature Africa Bag / Backpack is uniquely designed, crafted with 100% cowhide leather and detailed with a vintage “Orijin Culture” brass logo; giving you that classic feel of originality, while connecting with pride in style. Price: Africa Fanny Pack/Crossbody $249.99
Use a PuffCuff hair clamp to get your hair out of your face while looking stylish and put together! While a simple idea in theory, most hair accessories on the market are created for straight hair, making the PuffCuff a first of its kind. As curls come in a spectrum that ranges from loose waves to tightly curled coils, PuffCuff is designed to work with a variety of hair types from 2c to 4c, allowing curlfriends to create many beautiful styles without headache-causing cinching, pulling, ripping, or tearing of their hair. Available at thepuffcuff.com, SallyBeauty (in-store and online), and Amazon. Price: $17.99-$49.99