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Don't get burned!

Posted by Hank Patterson on

Well, here we are in the height of summer - finally! As such, Gail and I thought it a good time to remind us all of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun. Clearly we love the sun (we own a Shore home, and venture to the Caribbean frequently) but still precautions are a must! We went to Consumer Reports for some hopefully unbiased info and here it is. This is not gospel, but intended to be helpful!! First of all, we were not overly surprised to find out that of over the 60 lotions, sprays and sticks tested, 28...

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Most repinned of the week

Posted by Andrei Popov on

Ever wonder where all your favorite photo-inspiration comes from? Today, we'll delve into the origins of one of our more popular pins (repinned 27 times from our Beach board). After being endlessly (re)pinned, (re)tumbled, and (re)everything-ed from a million different sources, we boldly go on the search for the source.   We pinned this from the tumblr, F--- Yeah Summer Vacation, after it had been reblogged by hundreds of other tumblr users. It was originally uploaded to tumblr by Hamboards, a Huntington Beach, CA-based company that sells skateboards that feel like surfboards to use when the surf is flat.

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New Stockist: General Store

Posted by Buck Ellison on

    General Store was our very first stockist. Located in San Francisco's Outer Sunset, the shop caters to brave cold-water surfers and their admirers. General Store is a collaborative entity created by Serena Mitnik-Miller (formerly a head buyer at Mollusk) and Mason St. Peter which features carefully curated items from both new and vintage sources. Local artisans and craftspeople contribute to the mix of furniture, clothing, tools, plants, household items, books, jewelry, cards and small electronics, a little bit of everything useful. Designed with function in mind, Deck Towels do double duty as a light weight, highly absorbent quick to...

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