Operation: Beach Bag

Operation: Beach Bag

As a Florida native, I've clocked a lot of hours at the beach. I love the sound of the surf, the smell of barbeques, the sounds of marine birds, and the feel of damp sand between my toes—what's not to love about a day by the sea? Well, if you're a fair skinned redhead like me who burns to a crisp on overcast days and is allergic to anything growing out of the ground, there's plenty to be weary of! Even if you're a se...

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