Fashion

10 Ways To Stay Cool This Summer

June 16, 2017

This post is sponsored by Tidal Labs on behalf of Banana Republic however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Shirt: c/o Banana Republic | Skirt: c/o Banana Republic | Shoes: c/o Banana Republic | Earrings

       

Summah Summah Summah time! I love summer (who doesn’t, I know I know), and its not just because I’m a teacher and I have time off either! I love summer because it means going on vacations, grilling out, eating lots of ice cream, wearing adorable sundresses, bright colors, swimsuits and fabrics that help you stay cool. Being from Georgia, our summers are always a scorcher and I have learned a few fashion tips along the way; Invest in a pair of polarized sunglasses, wear a short romper to stay cool, don’t leave your lipstick in the car, wear light colors,  choose fabrics that are breathable.

Speaking of  summer, how fun is this tropical garden print? Every time I see it, it makes me think of tropical summer vacations! If you don’t love the skirt, but love the print, you’re in luck because it comes in several different items! This tee is also the softest tee EVER! Its made with Supima extra-fine cotton that has a luxurious feel to it and resists pilling and shrinkage. Since c’est cool (It’s cool) I thought I would share some ideas to help you beat the heat this summer.  Thanks for stopping by and stay cool!

10 Ways to Beat the Heat this Summer

  1.  Make some popsicles. Check out these amazing DIY Popsicles!
  2.  Don’t forget your furry friends! Here are some frozen dog treats for your pets!
  3. Make yourself a cup of iced coffee in less than 30 seconds (and I don’t mean pour hot coffee over ice so its all watery..yuck!) I bought this for my husband who makes himself iced coffee every morning.
  4. Keep your kids cool too. Have you seen this stroller cooling system? Genius!
  5. Speaking of kids, this is a great summer sensory activity idea with ice that will keep kids busy!
  6. Buy yourself a new pair of polarized shades! These have been my absolute favorite!
  7. Make fun-shaped ice cubes and serve them in your guest’s drinks! I love these pineapple molds
  8. Buy a portable fan that is powered through your cell phone…I need this!
  9. Make some frozen yogurt! Seeeeee I’m looking out for that bikini summer bod of yours! 🙂
  10. Invest in a tumbler that will keep your drinks cold for 24+ hours! These are great for the beach, the pool, in the car, if you work outside etc.

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21 Comments

  • Reply Kate June 16, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    Thank skirt is Gorg! Such pretty colors!

  • Reply Anna English June 17, 2017 at 3:29 am

    This is such a cute a combo girl. Love those heels.

  • Reply Zoe June 17, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    I so want to rock a t-shirt with a midi skirt right now! Love that combination.

  • Reply Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels June 17, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    Banana is one of my favorites! Love this skirt and the pretty floral print!

  • Reply Ashley Zeal June 17, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    I love the print on that skirt! And I need the cell phone fan asap.

  • Reply Caitlin | Beauty & Colour June 18, 2017 at 3:13 am

    Love how bright your site is, mine is like that too! 🙂

    Beauty & Colour | Vegan Lifestyle Blog

  • Reply Sarah K Tripp June 18, 2017 at 3:44 pm

    This is such a fun summer post! Love your ideas!

  • Reply Sara June 18, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    I absolutely LOVE this skirt on you and the t-shirt makes it the perfect mix of dressy and casual! And such great tips for beating the Summer heat!

    xo, Sara

  • Reply Sabrina June 18, 2017 at 8:35 pm

    Those are really great tips!!

  • Reply Tif June 18, 2017 at 10:07 pm

    The print on that skirt is so cute! It loos great paired with that graphic tee. And such a cute roundup for staying cool!

  • Reply Annie June 19, 2017 at 12:54 am

    That skirt and those shoes are the perfect pair! I love the way you styled this 🙂

  • Reply Jenna Colgrove June 19, 2017 at 1:20 am

    that graphic tee is so cute!!

  • Reply Jessica Sheppard June 19, 2017 at 1:21 am

    You are the cutest and your tips are BOMB! What a fan I am of you (pun intended 😉

  • Reply Erica @ Coming Up Roses June 19, 2017 at 2:46 am

    You look GORGEOUS, Sarah!! Lovelovelovelove that fun print, and those bold blue shoes – gorgeous!

    Coming Up Roses

  • Reply Katie June 19, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    What a gorgeous skirt! I love how you styled it too with the pop of cobalt in the shoes. Great tips for staying cool in the summer, especially since we are having a heatwave right now in Los Angeles!

    -Katie
    http://www.hellokatiegirlblog.com/

  • Reply Savvy Southern Chic June 20, 2017 at 10:28 am

    Hello fellow Georgian! Love this look. Great tips for staying cool in this heat.

  • Reply Ruth June 20, 2017 at 9:19 pm

    Love summer! No more school drop off or pick up! And it’s all about fun prints and being outside! I love this whole look! That skirt is too cute!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  • Reply jacqui June 22, 2017 at 10:13 am

    Love the sandals, they go so well with that skirt – pretty cute! Jacqui
    mummabstylish

  • Reply mary June 22, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    That skirt is gorgeous and I love it with those cobalt heels!

  • Reply lauren | love lola June 22, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    what a fun outfit! so colorful and pretty!!

  • Reply Mother of 3 June 25, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Great suggestions and cute skirt.

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