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5 Products That I Couldn't Have Survived This Summer Without

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5 Products That I Couldn't Have Survived This Summer Without
Georgia Burge

Now that Summer 2018 is drawing to a close, I've been thinking back on some of the things that made this summer one of the best ones yet. While the experiences I've had take up the majority of the spots on that list, there are a few physical things that made my sweet summer possible. Here are just a few:

1. PopSocket and PopSocket Car Mount

For the longest time, I had no way to mount my phone for hands-free use while I was driving. That wasn't really an issue until I started having to commute a fair distance for my job. The PopSocket is useful all on its own, but the car mount accessory gives it a whole different use. You can browse PopSockets and their accessories here

2. Hydroflask

Georgia Burge

I have already expressed my love for my HydroFlask before on this platform (which you can check out here), but I'm happy to share about it again. I doubt that very few, if any, of us drink enough water in a day. But owning a HydroFlask has made it so much easier for me to come close to accomplishing that goal. It almost makes drinking water trendy. You can snag a Hydro of your own here.

3. Trader Joe's Coconut Cold Brew Coffee

https://www.traderjoes.com/fearless-flyer/article/4245

Okay, I know this sounds basic, but hear me out. I've never been a big coffee drinker, but it became almost necessary when I started working weird hours at my job. This stuff was super easy to prepare and tasted good enough to get me semi-addicted to it. If you're not a coffee fan but you're looking to ease yourself into the world of coffee, give this a try.

4. Passion Planner

Having a daily planner to organize my weeks was essential in keeping my summer productive and as stress-free as possible. I just received my new Passion Planner for the school year and I am so beyond ready to start using it for my classes.

5. Knock-Off Birkenstocks

https://www.target.com/p/women-s-mad-love-keava-footbed-sandal/-/A-52862932?preselect=52757472#lnk=sametab

Much like probably every other white girl in the entire world, these type of sandals were my go-to footwear for months until I eventually wore them out beyond repair. They go perfectly with almost any summery outfit and are super comfy to boot.

Even though summer is coming to a close, I'm thankful for all the wonderful memories I made and the products that helped me enjoy my summer to the fullest potential!

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