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Tips for staying cool in the summer

Elaina is a Phoenix-based freelance writer, blogger and co-founder of the Kidlee baby book app. Check out her blog, Fun Finds For Mom, for product reviews, recipes and fun activities for moms and kids.

35 Ways to stay cool this summer

When the temperature soars, don't lose your cool. From spritzers to sangria, fans to fruit cubes, we've got you covered. Here are 35 ways to stay cool this summer.

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Drink iced coffee with frozen coffee ice cubes.

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Linger in the freezer section at the super market.

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Snuggle up with a Chillow Pillow.

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Take an icy-cold shower.

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Go tubing down a river.

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Get a short haircut. Print out a pic of one of these cute short haircuts from Pinterest to show your hairdresser.

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See a movie in an air-conditioned theater. Go ahead and make it a double feature.

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Pack a cold picnic and head north.

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Make a pitcher of fruity sangria.

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Spray your face with an herbal hydrating mist from Strawberry Hedgehog, or make your own cooling sprays.

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Host an ice cream social (Get major inspiration from this Polkadots & Pirates ice cream party.)

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Sip on ice water flavored with cucumber slices and mint leaves.

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Bundle up for a day at the ice skating rink.

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Take a surf lesson.

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Keep pretty pastel paddle fans stashed around the house.

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Escape to a local resort with a big swimming pool and lazy river. Try Groupon or Living Social for super deals.

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Squirt guns!

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Did we miss anything? Share your favorite ways to stay cool when summer heats up in the Comments section below!

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