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July 13th, 2014 | By | No Comments

A Slice of Life | Crowd Control

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Summer means long days at the beach, whether you’re a year round local, a weekend warrior, or just a visitor. No matter what, we are all sharing the same surf lineup, and occasionally the same waves. Crowded surf is always a struggle to pros and beginners alike, so it is important to be polite in any situation. Try to keep your cool, even if a beginner cuts you off, or if you are being yelled at for getting in someone’s way. Surfing is supposed to be a fun activity, so try not to get worked up over a crowded day at your favorite spot. (more…)

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July 11th, 2014 | By | 14 Comments

DIY: Recycled Surf Wax Candle

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Aside from being a natural car freshener, we’ve found one more use for surf wax. No, you still can’t eat it. Sorry if that’s where you think we were going with this. But you CAN use it to make candles. Chances are, you have a board laying around with a less-than-fresh wax job. Time to kill two birds with one DIY and make some candles.
Wax Off: Learn how to remove surfboard wax
Wax On: Read on for the how to make candles out of the old wax… (more…)

June 27th, 2014 | By | 18 Comments

DIY: Wood Block Printing

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We love a solid essential. But sometimes, just sometimes, essentials need a little bit of customization. And as much as we love a good puffy painting party, raised smiley sunshine faces and stick figure kitty cats might not be the ideal match for every kit.
Our two favorite options: Screen Printing or Wood Block Printing. Screen printing will give you a much cleaner result, but the process it a bit more involved. Wood block printing is a bit rougher, and involves a bit more work on your end, but you will not need to order a screen.
For the former, read our DIY Screen Printing Tutorial
And for the latter, read on… (more…)

June 23rd, 2014 | By | 15 Comments

6 Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress While Traveling An On-the-Go Yoga Session with Resident Yoga Instructor, Jennifer Lowe

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Summer is here, and it’s time for fun and adventure. Whether you’re jet setting across the globe or staying local, these simple postures will help keep you calm and comfortable throughout your entire journey. All of these postures are done from a seated position which gives you the freedom to do yoga literally anywhere; on a plane, train, car, and even at work after your trip. (more…)