Hiking 101: How to Keep Your Eyes Safe and Healthy

Surprise, surprise, I lost another pair of polarized sunglasses this week. I’m a flake when it comes to keeping track of my accessories, but protecting my eyes is no joke—exposing your peepers to… Continue reading

Base Camp: The Mountains Are Calling

This post originally appeared over on the Element Eden blog, where I’m contributing all summer long. Peep it here!  “The mountains are calling and I must go.” I’ve seen this quote on everything… Continue reading

Inside the Lives of Competitive Female Bodyboarders

“We won’t ever become as big as standup surfing, but I’m not sure we want to,” explains competitive Australian bodyboarder Emma Cobb, 28. Lauren Frost, 29, chimes in: “We have the most amazing… Continue reading

Super Soft Mint Tees. Get One.

There are T-shirts, and then there are T-shirts so soft and so perfectly cut that you never ever want to take them off—ever. We may be exaggerating, but Mint Clothing Company’s graphic tees… Continue reading

Guy Lines: Christopher Clark of Shaper Studios

Guy Lines: The dudes we love, sharing their love for us. Also: A rope that keeps a tent from blowing away. The Guy: Christopher Clark, aka Clarky, is the founder of Shaper Studios surfboard workshop in Southern… Continue reading

Press: Dirtbag Darling on Korduroy.TV

Sharing some simple tips for falling asleep (and staying that way) when you aren’t in your own comfy bed over at Korduroy.TV!  

Gear Review: Teva Women’s Hurricane XLT Sandals

I pretty much swore off Tevas around the same time I stopped horseback riding lessons and decided boy bands were my new obsession. But fashion always comes full circle (hello, overalls! What??) and… Continue reading

Travel Guide: Mt. Scott Trail at Crater Lake, Oregon

Oregon’s Crater Lake is blue—really blue. At 1,943 feet, it’s the deepest lake in the United States and the seventh deepest in the world, and it also has some of the clearest fresh… Continue reading

Base Camp: How To Avoid Instagram Envy

I came across this article on Semi-Rad the other day and it really hit home with something I’ve been struggling with lately: Instagram Envy. As part of my job—both for Dirtbag Darling and… Continue reading

Base Camp: Rain or Shine

This post originally appeared as a guest blog for Element Eden, where I’ll be posting all summer long! You should check it out 😉 At one point or another, it’s going to rain… Continue reading

Good Eats: Avocado Recipes You Can Take Camping

Sardines. Trail mix. Marshmallows. Avocados? Our little green friends don’t typically make it into the food bin when we go camping—but they should. The creamy, nutty fruit is packed with calories that can… Continue reading

Get Pretty: Soapwalla’s All-Natural Deodorant Cream

There’s a moment in the shower when your deodorant just isn’t coming off and you say to yourself, “This can’t be good for me.” Call it a hot-water epiphany, but that’s exactly what… Continue reading

DIY: Driftwood Jewelry Hanger

When most people are combing the beach for shells, I’m up in the dunes trying to find driftwood. I love how it looks filling glass vases. I love how it looks painted in… Continue reading