Bring home the beach. Before leaving your beach vacation collect a little sand and a few shells. Place "the beach" in a jar and create a tag with the beach and date and always have a bit of the beach with you.
Memory Jar. rather than placing sand on the interior, as not all memories are from a beachy setting, rice or lentils, raw spices, craft stuffing, pulled apart cotton balls, or stylized pipecleaners could also be used.
How to Create Memories in a Jar ~ This is a wonderful way to display family photos without having to framing them. You can create mementos of your summer vacations using photos, accessories, and a jar.