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A Clear Backpack Is Ideal For The Beach

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When clear backpacks started to proliferate a few years back, their primary purpose was security. More and more concerts and sporting events (not to mention schools) started to require clear backpacks to ensure that no one was sneaking any weapons into the facility. Some stadiums and arenas required them, others merely recommended them, all became easier to enter because of them.

Because COVID-19 put events of all sorts on hiatus, and turned school into a “virtual learning experience,” many clear backpacks sat at home, unused. This need not be the case.

Last week I took a trip to the beach for the first time in two years. I brought along my Expersion clear backpack, primarily because I needed the luggage space when packing. When it came time to journey down from the Airbnb to the beach on Day Two, I realized that the clear backpack would actually work much better for carrying things down than any tote I had.

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Expersion clear backpacks with American flag patches can be bought on Amazon or on Walmart.

My Expersion backpack was the perfect size to fit a couple of towels, plus sunscreen, a book, a water bottle and a cigar.

It really proved its worth when it was time to head back—because the vinyl material is water-resistant, it was not soaked by the wet beach towels. And rinsing off the sand it had accumulated was the easiest thing in the world. This is in stark contrast to cloth tote bags, which always find a way to keep sand on them even after the long trip home.

Everybody knows the value of clear backpacks when it comes to security. Now I know that they can do so much more. They are so easy to clean, so easy to rid of sand and dirt, that I expect them to continue to increase in popularity in the years to come. I also foresee more clear bags of other shapes and sizes, and a clear tote explicitly designed for the beach seems especially likely.

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Honor America With A Summer Patriot Pack

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Summer is soooooo close. I know we just hit the first day of spring this week, but it feels like April and May are going to fly by, and it will be Memorial Day before you know it.

That makes this a great time to check out beach essentials. We have identified this “patriotic pack” of items depicting the U.S. flag that will help you stand out at the shore.

  1. Better Dweller Beach Umbrella

Available on both Amazon and Walmart.com, the 6.5-ft beach umbrella from Better Dweller is a way to express both your individuality and patriotism as you catch some rays on the shore. This product is brand new for 2022, and it is sure to make you the envy of beachgoers all across the country.

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6.5ft USA American Flag Beach Umbrella, U.S. Flag Pattern with Carrying Case — $50

2. Expersion Clear Tote Bag

Even if your vacation home is on the beach, you still need a method of carrying your towels, sunscreen, beverages and other accoutrements down closer to the ocean. Of course, you want something that is easy to clean since it is sure to be exposed to sand and water. A vinyl tote bag is a great solution, and this one from Expersion features an American flag patch. Like the Better Dweller beach umbrella, this tote bag is available on both Amazon and Walmart. Unlike the umbrella, it comes in a variety of colors, including blue, black, red, pink, green, and orange.

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Clear American Flag Tote Bag — $14.99

3. Expersion Clear Backpack

What is a backpack but a tote bag that is easier to carry and with more space? Not just for schools and sporting events, the Expersion clear backpack can also help you get your belongings down to seashore. It is also available on Amazon and Walmart.

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Clear Backpack with American Flag Patch, Transparent Heavy Duty See-Through U.S. Bag for School, Concerts, US Sporting Events, Stadium Approved — $20.99

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Prepare For Summer With An American Flag Beach Umbrella

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The East Coast is currently in the midst of a spate of unseasonable weather, marked by highs in the 60s today and tomorrow. After an extended cold period more typical of winter, it is impossible not to revel in the warmth and look ahead to the sunny days of spring and summer ahead.

The cabin fever this situation inspires has led many folks to begin planning their summer vacations. Whether we are talking about a day trip to the local beach or a farther trip down to the paradise marked by Florida palm trees, it is a good idea to book now before flight prices continue to increase as COVID ebbs. This also makes it a good time to shop for vacation essentials. I’m talking bathing suits, beach towels, coolers, things of that nature. I am also talking about one of the coolest new products available for the first time in 2022—the American flag beach umbrella.

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6.5ft USA American Flag Beach Umbrella, U.S. Flag Pattern with Carrying Case — $50

Available on both Amazon and Walmart.com, the 6.5-ft beach umbrella from Better Dweller is a way to express both your individuality and patriotism as you catch some rays on the shore. For years, blue has been the dominant color for beach umbrellas, creating something of an eyesore for your supposedly pleasant getaway. At least for the time being, we are still free in this country. This gives us the chance to show how much we love it by setting up a beach item decked in the stars and stripes.

The Better Dweller beach umbrella is an imposing 6 and a half feet tall and approximately 6 feet wide, and will protect your food, your beverages, and even your dogs from the sun, and you can also move your own beach chair under it when you are ready for a bit of shade. It features a tilting mechanism, so you can create the perfect angle to ward off the sun when desired. And of course it is waterproof. Furthermore, it comes with a carrying case for easy storage and transportation to and from the beach.

Your summer vacation will be here before you know it, and you do not want to be caught off-guard. Get your U.S. flag beach umbrella on Amazon or Walmart.com today!

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The Saucemoto Dip Clip Is An Ingenious Solution To A Decades-Old Problem

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It is not necessarily the intended mission of We Know Products to review every product that makes it on Shark Tank. But today we have one for our readers that actually appears useful. A few weeks back we talked about the absurdity of the Snactiv finger attachment utensil. Now I want to introduce you to the Saucemoto Dip Clip.

The name may be just as silly, but the Saucemoto solves a real problem. Eating McDonald’s or fast food from a similar joint may be a treat, especially on a long road trip, but it is nigh impossible to use the honey mustard or other dips that come in the bag without getting distracted or making a mess.

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Saucemoto Dip Clip | An in-car sauce holder for ketchup and dipping sauces (2 Pack, Black) — $9.90

The Saucemoto clips onto car vents and allows you to secure your sauce packets for easy access. The most incredible part is that the inventors actually created an adjustable holder, which can fit five different shapes of sauce containers. Round or square, small or large, ketchup or BBQ, the Saucemoto will hold them all. It even comes with its own tiny cup for sauces that need to be squeezed out of pouches. Drive-thru meals just got so much tastier.

The creative team behind Saucemoto also considered the fact that vent designs in cars are not necessarily standard. They really did think of everything—the mount rotates and clips onto horizontal, vertical and even diagonal air vents. After one use you will wonder how you survived all these years without it.

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