A Slice Of Life | Sweet as Agave

November 9th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Succulents may just be the trendiest low-maintenance gardening item of all time. The cute little ones that look like flowers are everywhere these days, and absolutely anyone can take care of ‘em. Sometimes though, they aren’t exactly pint size Pinterest pieces… for example, the California Coastal Agave can reach up to an impressive 5 meters in height! Agave isn’t just for tequila, soothing sun burns, or sweetening your coffee… It also makes for a super rad background in pictures. I’m just hanging, showing off the essential gear – Kevin Connelly watermelon surfboard; Billabong Womens wetsuit… But lets be real, this crazy cool cactus steals the show.

Photo: Willie Kessel Photography | Instagram: @williekessel

Pictured: Billabong Cropped Wetsuit Jacket and Surf Leggings

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Saturday Salute | But First, Coffee

November 8th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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But First, Coffee. Or insert whatever it is that gets you motivated to gets moving. It often gets a bad rap, but coffee, in general, is quite healthy. Multiple studies have proved that it helps improve physical and mental performance, burn fat, lower your risk of many diseases, and contains a massive amount of antioxidants. Cheers to that! (more…)

DIY: Tree Stump Bar Stools

November 7th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Reuse, recycle and get some rad bar stools out of it. Selvage a fallen tree and you’ll score a couple of free stools that would put your hours of searching on Craigslist to shame. A dead coconut tree was used for these, but you can use whatever is available in your neighborhood. Keep an eye out for tree trimmers or freshly cut down trees – before they make it to the wood chipper. Toss in a few friends to help carry, some sand paper and varnish, and presto change-o, bar stools. Read on for the how-to… (more…)

#SWELLivin

November 6th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Amazing things happen when you don’t take yourself too seriously…. (more…)