This is from my friend Marla…

neat-os beach day

 

Packing…every mother’s worst nightmare.  Whether it is for a day at the pool or beach or a week’s vacation across the country, the task is never an easy one. I have found neat-os to be a mother’s best friend when it comes to this daunting task. Let’s take a day at the beach for example; with both sand and water to contend with, before discovering neat-os the Ziploc bag was my best friend. I would use at least a dozen for this day at the coast; filled with the set of dry clothes, the bathing suit, the t-shirt, etc. We are prepared for the inevitable unexpected wave in the face, or sand all over and, of course, a second set of clothes for heading home.  With sand and water a plenty just throwing the gear in the beach bag is not an option.  Then, of course, there are the toys…goggles, Frisbees, dive sticks, shovels and so fourth. Left loose in the bag they will end up buried in the sand or at the bottom of the ocean. And, no beach day would be complete without a delicious array of snacks. Short of filling a small landfill on this innocent day of fun, neat-os prove practical, and do the job of a Ziploc bag over and over and over again!