Now that school’s officially out for summer everywhere in the U.S. we can post some of our must-haves for the season. From foodie finds to fun and games to soothing those pesky insect bites — we have you covered! Read on to find out more about these hot summer finds.
Kids won’t complain about getting off of their devices when the have the Gel Blaster Surge XL! ($89.99)
These hot toys use an eco friendly water based gel pellet called Gellets as ammo. They are safe for people, pets, and the environment. Gellets are colorful absorbent beads that disintegrate on contact that dehydrate, leaving no stain, no mess and no clean up. Blasters come in a variety of models starting at $49.99.
Rough housing is a part of life, and Starlux made a game called Cobra Strike ($24.90)
The game offers all of the physical fun without the injuries! Uncoil the snake within as you strike your opponents’ target which attach magnetically to clips, which can be placed anywhere on a player’s clothing.
Health and Safety
Summer means more time spent outdoors, especially physical fitness activities like running, walking and hiking. You can never be too safe when you’re doing these things on your own and that’s why Fabulyss Boutique created the Self-Defense Keychain ($35).
The founder was a victim of harassment and robbery. The keychains each include: wristlet, sanitizer holder, kubotan, safety alarm/ LED light, pom pom, tassel, pepper spray (optional). Safe and cute!
The innovative, smartphone-powered insect bite gadget is a definite must for those pesky summer bites! Try heat it ($39.95)
Insects surge in the springtime and stick around for the summer. Staying inside is not the solution, but heat it, the high-tech solution, battery-free, itch relief device designed by German engineers, IS! Keep it on your keychain and using the app apply heat to your bite for instant relief.
Whenever I see shrimp and grits on the menu, I order it. Not all are the same, and to be quite honest I didn’t expect Sarge’s Shrimp and Grits Sauce ($12.99) to be knock my socks off. Boy was I wrong! It features flavors of garlic, hot sauce, Sriracha, bell peppers, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and a special blend of herbs and spices. I can’t wait to make Shrimp & Grits at home again!
Perfect for your eco-friendly, sustainable friend, Kazoo Snacks ($19.99) offers upcycled Water-Saving Tortilla Chips that save 20 gallons of water per bag of chips. These 100% corn tortilla chips are delicious too! Available at Sprouts and Amazon.
For delicious boxed mac and cheese, check out Grown As* Foods ($23.99).
At 25 grams of protein per box, with the cleanest ingredients you’ve ever seen on a mac and cheese nutrition label. It’s sold in Regular or Truffle varieties and is 100% plant-based with a creamy consistency and an unbelievably cheesy flavor.
We love this paraben/silicone//cruelty free scalp care products: Yes To Tea Tree ($8.99+).
Perfect for removing build-up and soothing dry itchy scalp which can be caused by the harm summer sun.