22 Signs You're Ready for Summer. Now.

You're dreaming of sandcastles, ice-cream trucks and sandy beach chairs. You've got summer fever. And you've got it bad.

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1: You're so desperate to get to the beach, you don't mind going in your parka and snow boots.



Two teenager girls, friends, make the snowman at the Brighton Beach covered by snow after the winter storm Jonas

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©iStockphoto.com/Alex Potemkin

2: You have twice as many pairs of flip flops in your closet right now. OK, fine — three times as many pairs.



Color flip flops by the swimming pool in sunny day

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3: There's no more room on your DVR because you've recorded and watched every episode of Beachfront Bargain Hunt, Island Hunters, Hawaii Life and Big Beach Builds.

4: Your kids are sick of reminding you that they definitely don't want a "beach chic" bedroom makeover.



A little cute Girl is sulking. She is wearing a purple shirt in front of a gray background.

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5: You're rethinking your opinion of Daisy Dukes.



A selection of hot pants on hangers.

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6: You totally staged this photoshoot with your dog the other day in the garage.



jack russell dog at the beach on a hammock , relaxing on summer vacation holidays, ocean shore and sun as background

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7: You've watched an embarrassing number of YouTube tutorials on creating "messy" beach waves.



Young woman standing in front of bedroom mirror doing hair

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8: You would willingly try on a bathing suit at Target the second the summer gear arrives. Even a bikini.

Mark Meyer with a leopard print bikini

Mark Meyer with a leopard print bikini

Mark is amused by a leopard print bikini at the preview. He's not quite sure how someone could lose just their bathing suit. Hmm ...

9: "Livestream, farmers market" might show up at the top of your Google search history if anyone looked.



Female Stall Holder At Farmers Fresh Food Market, Smiling To Camera

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10: You've been collecting spa water recipes since January 1.



Pink lemonade with lemon, lime and strawberries

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11: You've added popsicle molds to your Amazon wish list.



Homemade orange and lemon popsicles with ice and citrus fruits on stone black background. Summer food concept. Top view.

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12: Much to your family's dismay, you've had the "Summer Hits of the '90s" Pandora station blasting on repeat.



Young woman tossing hair while enjoying the music

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13: Here's your stack of summer beach reads.



Piles of Paperback Books Hobart, Australia, July 07, 2012: Piles of Paperback Books are displayed at the Salamanca Market. The outdoor Market is held every Saturday in Hobart at Salamanca Place

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14: A sexy, new pair of sunglasses seems like a "really smart investment."



Fashion portrait of sensual afro american young woman wearing summer clothes and sunglesses, standing against blue background, smiling at camera.

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15: You've posted a survey on Facebook to find out if your friends think you should order a swan-shaped floaty or a donut-shaped floaty. (So far, the donut is winning.)



Four girls holding a pink pool inflatable around their faces like a frame while laughing together and standing outdoors next to a pool

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16: Instead of a crackling fire on your TV, you've downloaded a video of ocean waves. And you're playing it on a loop.



Raw ocean power, up close.

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17: You've created a Pinterest board for outdoor string lights, and so far you've pinned 172 varieties.



outdoor string lights hanging on a line in backyard

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18: You've already fired up your barbecue this year, even though you had to wear a scarf while flipping your burgers.



a man approaches his grill with a platter of chicken. He is excited about the prospect of BBQ in spite of the big pile of frozen snow

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19: You finally decided to Google WTH SPF actually means.



Little girl applying suntan lotion on the beach

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20: You're seriously considering turning your linen closet into a beach towel closet.



colourful display of fouta beach towels - also called pestemal towels or hammam towels

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21: You would pay approximately one million dollars to be right here, right now.



aerial look of a beach with people having fun high from the sky

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22: ...Or one billion dollars to be here.



Woman relaxing in hammock on tropical beach in the Caribbean

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