Spangler's Archive

September 7th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

A Slice of Life: Fall into Fall

Somehow, summer flew by, and we’re settling into fall. That means back to school, back to regularly scheduled showers (hey, in summer, surfing counts as bathing, right?), and back to jackets! I’m loving earth tones this autumn, and this cropped army green Others Follow sweatshirt is absolutely on trend. Its canvas vest with soft cotton hood and sleeves – plus the patterned sweater trim – makes for the perfect combo of mega comfy, mega stylish outerwear, excellent to throw on after those crisp morning surfs.
Pictured: Fleece Jacket by Others Follow

Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
September 6th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Saturday Salute: Raw Chocolate “Magic Shell”

What’s better than chocolate? “Healthy” chocolate…and ice cream. And it really does taste better, too. Seriously. Using the base from the banana bowl (i.e., a frozen banana made into ice cream) and raw cacao, you end up with a treat that is raw, packed with antioxidants, AND scrumdiddlyumptious.
Read on for the recipe…
(Pictured: Rhythm Overalls) (more…)

September 5th, 2014 | By | No Comments

DIY: Faux Metal Shell Necklace

As if you needed another reason to go shell collecting before summer officially ends…
Give your summer shell loot a place in your year-round wardrobe with a little epoxy, a chain and metallic spray paint. Read on for the how-to… (more…)

September 4th, 2014 | By | 13 Comments


One of the easiest things you can do to instantly de-stress or feel better, is by going outside and getting a breath of fresh air. Yes even if it’s hot and humid, or cold and rainy. Fresh air does a body and mind a whole lot of good. It’s a daily dose of fresh Vitamin O2. That tip’s been around for quite some time. (more…)