Saturday Salute: Raw Chocolate “Magic Shell”

September 6th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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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…
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DIY: Faux Metal Shell Necklace

September 5th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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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…)

#SWELLivin

September 4th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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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…)

Meet Your Maker | Rusty Take a Tour Into Rusty's Legendary Shaping Bay and Design Studio

September 3rd, 2014 | By | No Comments

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While picking up a fresh batch of boards in Rusty San Diego, we got a behind the scenes look at his hall of fame board building operation, then met then characters in the brand new apparel design HQ for happy hour in Laguna Beach.

Skip straight to the Rusty USA Design HQ Tour in Laguna Beach

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Rusty Preisendorfer estimates he’s shaped over 40,00 boards. For 25 years, he worked on creating larger foam molds to shape bigger boards for bigger waves (and big dudes like him) (more…)