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August 2nd, 2014 | By | 355 Comments

SeaMade: Best Of

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Transitions are an inevitable part of life. Whether they are planned or unexpected, they keep life interesting and push our limits. This week marks the transition of SeaMade to my new blog, The Salty Wolf.  I’d love it if you checked it out and bookmarked it for future reading. There will be lots of fun adventures and creative works featured to keep you inspired and pushing outside your comfort box.
But before we say farewell to SeaMade, let’s take a look back at a few of my favorite posts over the last year..
(Above Photo: Chris Grant)

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July 31st, 2014 | By | 44 Comments


In my opinion, the times when you are carefree and things are simple, is when life seems to be at it’s finest.

Times when the most appropriate thing to wear is, something like…overalls. (more…)

July 24th, 2014 | By | 303 Comments


Coconut water. You either love it or hate it. I happen to absolutely adore it for quite a few reasons.
Lets list a few shall we. (more…)

July 20th, 2014 | By | 283 Comments

SeaMade: Get Up, Get Out A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

The other morning I woke up at the witching hour of 3:15am. Even my usual playlist of Ludovico Einaudi couldn’t lure me back into dreamland. So by four I was up and brewing a mean grind of french pressed coffee and contemplating what to do next.

Being that it will still pitch black out, I got into some creative projects, like making collaged cards for friends & family. The last thing you want to do when you wake up early is get sucked into the interwebs of your computer. Next thing you know it’s 10am and all you’ve done is lay around, Pinteresting, tumblring, and online shopping…not that those aren’t fun but you can’t go wrong by starting your day with some movement.

So as my mug was drained and my caffeine buzz settled in, I hit the road to check out Encinitas by dawn. (more…)