What’s in my Beach Bag?

Hello Lovelies! I am heading to the beach in just a couple of weeks and I wanted to share with you my essential beach bag items! Please feel free to add some of your must have beach items in the comments below!

  1. Beach Towel – Of course we all need a perfect beach towel and this one is my fav! Screen Shot 2018-06-22 at 3.49.02 PM.png
  2. Reading Material – Having a great book or magazine to read on the beach is a must for me…This is my current book for the beach!
  3. Hair Care Product – Between the sun, heat, & water my hair could definitely use some moisture after a fun day at the beach! I usually have a leave in conditioner that I just spray in my hair for extra smoothness and happy healthy hair! This one is my go-to right now!Screen Shot 2018-06-22 at 3.49.44 PM.png
  4. Sunglasses- We all need the PERFECT pair of sunnies to protect our eyes from the sun and THESE are my fav right now, plus use code BrinisityBabe for 20% off your order.
  5. A mini Portable speaker is a must at the beach, especially if you have a large group of friends with you. This one is also waterproof!
  6. Cover Up- I always keep a cute flowy dress or coverup in my beach bag, especially if I want to walk off to go grab some grub at a bar or restaurant. This one is Super Cute!
  7. Sunscreen – Recently I have come across this beautiful, colorful, SPF 30 Sunscreen and I can’t wait to whip it out at the beach! Funny thing when I ordered it my mother was so grossed out by the name haha Check it out hereScreen Shot 2018-06-22 at 3.50.10 PM.png
  8. Cute FlipFlops – A good pair of flip flops is also always in my beach bag to help protect my feet from the hot sand. I try not to bring my designer pair incase I lose them or they get wet. Try these out instead! Screen Shot 2018-06-22 at 3.51.21 PM.png
  9. Moisturizer – I also keep after sun moisturizer in my beach bag. This will help lock in your tan and make sure your skin continues to glow! Screen Shot 2018-06-22 at 3.51.36 PM.png
  10. Cooling Spray – In between pool/ocean dips I like to have a cooling spray to help beat the brutal summer heat. This one is my go-to!
  11. Beach Hat – My scalp is very sensitive and I always end up with a huge sunburn so within the last couple of years I have always needed a hat to protect my scalp. This one is adorable!

 

XOXO

Brinisity Babe

Last Minute Memorial Day Ideas

Hi Babes, so this post is to help all of those non planners out there have a fun and fulfilled memorial day! If you aren’t a planner and live near the Dallas/Ft Worth area, then keep reading.

  1. Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Memorial Day Concert & Firework Display – The best part is that it is FREE! Woohoo and Fireworks are super pretty and you’ll feel pretty sophisticated listening to some classical music for the night. Located at Flag pole hill and starting at 6:30PM.
  2. Bae Watch Season 2 is a fun pool party Wyndham Garden hotel in Dallas Tx. It starts at 1PM and Ends at 8PM. Plus Women get in FREE with an RSVP by 2PM. Live DJ, Snack, & Bubbly will be available as well.
  3. The Texas Pool (a pool shaped like Texas) is hosting a Memorial Day Pool Party from 12PM – 6PM and entry starts at $1. Also American Idol’s Ron Bultongez will perform.
  4. Sunset at Memorial Park Starting at 7PM with a short ceremony honoring those who serve and the event is Free.
  5. Memorial Day at the Arboretum From 9AM – 5PM Enjoy Face painting, at petting zoo, & Live Music. Plus $2 hotdogs & $2 Root beer Floats…YUM!

If you have any other suggestions please comment them below! Also if you attend these events please let me know how it went.

xoxo

Brinisity Babe

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Magnolia Table

Hello Lovelies! I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. Whether you were partying it up at Coachella or just chilling at home with the dog! I decided to take a fun little day trip to Waco, Tx and experience Magnolia Table & Market with my Mother and Sister-in-law. We live near Dallas, Tx so the drive was a little over two hours and we decided to go on a Monday since it would most likely be less chaotic.IMG_9914.JPG

After what seemed like FOREVER in the car we arrived at Magnolia Table for lunch. Since the restaurant only serves breakfast & lunch be sure to plan your day there accordingly. The place is ADORABLE! They have cute plants everywhere, of course and a take out place for those who want to take the goods home. They also have a cute little outdoor waiting area with cafe tables and a coffee, pastry, & juice bar (just incase your wait is hours long). They offered kids tic tac toe stone boards & offered some Texas Trivia to hangry customers whose table wasn’t quite ready yet. When we checked in at the hostess stand we thought there could be a wait with the number of people outside, but we could also tell that there was a lot of seating inside.

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The hostess stated it would be a 2.5 hour wait! That is on a Monday guys! They say if you get to Magnolia Table on the weekend and don’t check in by 11am chances are you won’t be able to eat there for the day. The cut off for a Monday was 1PM. I would hate to see you drive all the way there just for them to turn you away.  The restaurant closes at 3PM & that is the estimated time we would get to eat. They offered it to go by faster if we sat with a community table and so we agreed. They also send text updates in real time offering a chance to see how many parties are in front of you and your estimated wait time, I really enjoyed this feature. I didn’t notice it at first so when they send you a text make sure to click the link and this will take you to the page.  To pass the time we took a tour, bought a snack (the chocolate croissant was the best one I had ever had), took some pictures, answered some trivia questions, & well waited.  IMG_9913.JPG

Honestly, we should have just taken the trolley to the Magnolia Market and came back to the restaurant. I suggest doing this if your wait time in more than an hour or so. They offer transport there and back and it doesn’t take hours to shop their market. The market is cute with home goods, bath essentials, & apparel. There is a yummy cupcake bakery that you could stop at and take one to go for after you eat….or before! There is a large grass square with food trucks, seating, & swings. This is a really great place to come hang out on the weekend with your family. Of course I don’t live in Waco so it would be a bit of a drive for me. The last thing they had was a really cute garden with a seed shop. This is where I bought the cutest little mister for my succulents! There are definitely some unique finds at the Magnolia Market, so if you get a chance I suggest a day trip. The weekday is best since it is less crowded & they are closed on Sundays so don’t try to drive up there or you will be very disappointed. P.S. We almost did this! IMG_9911.JPGIMG_9912.JPG

Back at the Magnolia Table we were luckily sat at an individual booth (no community tables for us!). We started with some lemon lavender donut holes, buttermilk biscuit, sweet bacon, & deviled eggs with jalapeño drip jam! I will say all four of these items were the bomb! The next thing I tried were the tater tots and I have to say I wasn’t a fan. They were like a mix of shredded has browns and mashed potatoes. This combination sounds amazing, however I just wasn’t impressed.

Overall It was a fun experience! I am not sure I will be going back to the Magnolia Table anytime soon just because of the drive & wait time. But I would definitely  go again!

 

xoxo,

Britt

 

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