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The best…cheap thrills

Baggu Duck Bag
The perfect accessory to bring some “shoreside style” wherever you go, this hot pink bag gives the tote a new silhouette. And it snaps shut, too.
$24, baggubag.com
Source: Glamour

Hickoree’s Original Tree Swing
“Throw one of these up in the backyard” and your kid might even put down the Nintendo DS. Kit includes a solid-elm seat and 20 feet of natural-fiber rope.
$50, hickorees.com
Source: Bon Appétit

Checkered Teaspoons
Make that bowl of ice cream or cup of chamomile tea a little sweeter with these gingham-printed spoons. Made of acrylic, they’re dishwasher-safe.
$24 for set of four; anthropologie.com
Source: Real Simple

Charlotte Ronson A Perfect Mess Beach Hair
For a fraction of the price of a trip to St. Barts, you can have fun, beachy hair with this pleasantly scented, paraben-free styling spray.
$20, sephora.com
Source: Elle

Colored Jeans
You can catch this big spring trend on the cheap if you’re resourceful. Example: Uniqlo doesn’t sell online, but its Manhattan stores are offering bright denim for about the price of a couple glasses of wine.
$20, uniqlo.com
Source: The New York Times

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