9 Delightful Things That Remind Us of Summer

The Plastic-y Smell of Blow-Up Pool Toys
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The Plastic-y Smell of Blow-Up Pool Toys

Whether you love or hate the smell of cheap plastic, blow-up pool toys always had that distinct scent. The one that made your parents say, “Go put those outside! They smell like chemicals!” Perhaps, you’re that parent who tells your kids that statement now.

Truth is, though, the scent of these toys are a vivid reminder of summertime. The lovely yet nauseating scent given off of beach balls, arm floaties, inflatable rings, pool rafts and other blow-ups ignites something inside of us all, something known as “summer fever.”