Back-to-school shopping is in full-swing, and there’s no better time than Maryland Tax Free Week in (mark your calendars August 11-17!) to stock up on your kiddos’ carry-alls (and maybe even your own!) with fill it with must-haves for a stellar start to the year.
Original Book Pack in Camp Green/Ocean Blue, L.L. Bean, $36.95. The legend in backpacks, in a durable and weather-proof fabric and fun color-blocking.
2019-2020 Monthly Planner, Lilly Pulitzer, $22. Keep school and social schedules all in one place inside this colorfully bound agenda.
Swig 50 oz. Travel Water Bottle in Turquoise, Nordstrom Rack, $22.97. No plastic water bottles here. Just stylish sipping from stainless steel.
Nordic Blue Bullet Journal, Paper Source, $19.95. Assignments, class notes, or just plain journaling — think outside the box in this notebook’s unique pages made up of dots instead of lines.
Series 4 Apple Watch, Apple, from $399. Stay connected at the touch of your wrist with built-in GPS, messaging capabilities, WiFi, and more.
Got Your Back, Pack Kit, Barnes & Noble, $19.99. Ready, set, conquer with 12 essentials ranging from school supplies like pencils and a class schedule to personal needs like bandages and stain remover.
Russbe 1.6 qt. 3-Compartment Lunch Bento Box, Container Store, $8.99. Make lunch prep a breeze with this easily-stackable and reusable container.
Scout Black and White Chalk Stripe Doggie Bag, Banner’s Hallmark, $20. Dress up even the most basic of PBJ sandwiches in black and white stripes.