Nitro Circus Australian Cap City Tour 2014

The world’s most exciting live action sports shows have returned to the shores of Australia for the Cap City Tour of May, 2014. The Nitro Circus Crew bring back their outrageous death defying stunts filled with action packed performances, all lead by the main man himself, Travis Pastrana. The Australian Tour started in early May, and has already blessed lucky audiences in Perth and Brisbane with their great shows, exciting audiences of all demographics and backgrounds. The final leg of the Australian tour see’s the team hit Sydney, followed by Melbourne for some epic nights of entertainment later this month.

For those who are unaware, Nitro Circus is a ‘family’ of around 40 extreme sport riders from all over the world, including BMX, FMX, skateboarding and a whole other range of one -of rideable contraptions. Up and running for close to 10 years now, Nitro Circus has proved so entertaining that they have already gained interest for their own TV series and even a  movie, helping them reach audiences worldwide and become leaders in the action sports industry.

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In South Africa in February, we out-sold the cricket, the nation’s number one sport, and had our biggest ever show in Johannesburg in front of 35,000 fans” said Nitro Circus CEO Michael Porra.This will be the biggest show in the history of action sports, anywhere in the world”, referring to the 2014 Australian Cap City Tour and first show in Perth.

The Nitro Circus Crew  offer audiences such a unique experience, most say it cannot at all be missed. All members engage the crowd through every aspect of their performances and sure do offer the audience things never seen before. This year’s Australian Tour contains a few ‘world first’ stunts and new additions to the set, including bigger ramps and manoeuvres, which often break world records. The team have already broken new records on the tour so far, the other day completing the first ever 4 person backflip. That’s correct, 4 riders on one motorbike, completing a backflip. Crazy!

The Nitro crew are known to be just damn right adrenaline junkies. In fact, in the last few weeks, leader Travis Pastrana back flipped his motorbike off a ramp landing in a foam pit, all while having his own mother on the front handlebars. A successful and special Mothers Day gift for Mrs. Pastrana that’s for sure. This Tour is the first year Pastrana has performed in Australia since 2011, and audiences are sure to not be let down as the whole team push to go bigger and better each time, especially with the ringleader back in action.

Other stars of the Nitro crew include Aaron “Wheelz’ Fotheringham , a paraplegic athlete who completes the death defying jumps and tricks all while staying seated in his wheelchair. Australian FMX riders Matty McFerran and Blake ‘Bilko’ Williams also perform huge manoeuvres, as well as 20 year old BMX ripper Matt Wyhatt from Victoria.

The Australian Cap City Tour wraps up at the end of this month, with shows in Sydney and Melbourne remaining. Be sure to get along and see the Nitro Circus team go crazy infront of your very own eyes before it sells out! Below are the dates left on Tour, performing at some of the biggest Arena’s in the country:

Fri 23, Sat 24, Sun 25 May – Allphones Arena, Sydney

Thu 29, Fri 30, Sat 31 May & Sun 1 Jun – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

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BILLABONG RIO PRO WRAP UP 2014

Monday the 12th of May saw the best surfers in the world wrap up stop Number 4 of the ASP World Championship Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  It was profoundly evident the local crowd wanted a Brazilian to wear the crown of victory at this event, though it was Tahitian and in form Michel Bourez who took the men’s title, while Aussie Sally Fitzgibbons shone bright above Carissa Moore in the Women’s event to take the win.

The final day of competition in the Billabong Rio Pro saw competitors face off in heavy 3 foot conditions, with barrels on offer left, right and centre. The day  was full of sunshine and saw the Women’s Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and Finals while the Men’s event saw Round 5 and onward. Rio’s heavy Barra Da Tijuca produced the goods for the top 34 male surfers and top 17 female surfers, and coming from the cold waters of Australia’s southern waters, the warm change of Brazil was a welcomed change.

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A-Frames for the final day of competition – photo by ASP

11 Time World Champion Kelly Slater opened Men’s Round 5 with a free fall into a no hand  heavy barrel, resulting in the contests only perfect 10 score. “I couldn’t believe I came out,” said Kelly. “That’s why I claimed it. I’ve had so many closeouts this week.” Though an amazing wave, the rude shock of reality was evident on the Brazilian spectator’s face, as Slater continued his domination over Adriano de Souza, whom only managed to scrape together a 3.37. Other standouts of Round 5 included Kolohe Andino overcoming South Africa’s Travis Logie, despite an interference call leaving him with only 1 score to work from. Logie managed to secure two 3 point rides, though in the final minutes Andino managed to score a 6.83, enough to progress through to the Quarter Finals. Tahitian and Drug Aware Margaret River Pro winner Michel Bourez also managed to overcome Joel Parkinson, while Sebastian ‘Seabass’ Zietz eliminated Australia’s Josh Kerr.

The Women’s Quarter Finals followed the Men’s Round 5, with more standout performances despite the deteriorating conditions. Lakey Peterson first overcame Pauline Ado through a close heat and trading of the lead. Heat 2 saw Hawaiians Carissa Moore and Alessa Quizon come head to head. The experience from the current World Number 1 was sufficiently evident, defeating the up and comer Quizon and eliminating her from competition. Tyler Wright also came on top over Nikki Van Dijk and Sally Fitzgibbons sent Hawaiian Coco Ho packing after a great heat of strong scores.

The men were back in the water afterwards, with Slater coming up first again, this time meeting fellow American Nat Young. Slater managed to gain scores of 7’s taking advantage of the low tide barrelling conditions of Barra Da Tijuca, while Young got his fair share, however was unable to overtake Slater’s lead. Australia’s Bede Durbidge met American Kolohe Andino in Heat 2 of the Quarter Finals. Andino broke away from the strategy of barrel riding and shifted his approach to a series of powerful turns through his backhand. This paid off in the end as he secured a few barrel scores and was able to overcome Durbidge’s efforts and progress through to the Semi Finals.

The next heat was exciting as Michel Bourez met previous event winner South African Jordy Smith. Smith has been in such good form lately and Bourez had won the contest recently in Margaret River, this heat proved one not to be missed. Smith held a close lead for the first 20 minutes with scores of 5.4 and 4.00, though in the final minutes Bourez scored high through a backhand barrel and a series of backhand snaps. The two continued to battle out and swap for first place though Bourez was too strong, eliminating the 2013 event champion. Tour veteran Taj Burrow went head to head with Sebastian Zietz next and through a series of heavy tubes and clean manoeuvres eliminated the Hawaiian, progressing through to the Semi Finals.

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 Taj locked and loaded – Photo by ASP

The Women’s Semi Finals hit the water next and did not disappoint, throwing out powerful snaps and proving their heavy barrel riding skills. Semi Final 1 saw Carissa Moore meet Lakey Peterson. The reigning three times World Champion stuck to what she knew, producing an array of great combination scores including a 9.27, too much for the American to overcome. Previous event winner Sally Fitzgibbons met an in form Tyler Wright in Semi Final 2, and the all Aussie heat produced some great surfing. Wright has had some great results so far in 2014, though has not had a 1st place result as of yet. Unfortunately, this was the case again as Fitzgibbons unleashed a powerful wrath of scores, winning on 15.17 to Wrights 9.80.

The Men’s Semi Finals to much surprise did not include a Brazilian competitor, with many big names being eliminated early in competition. Kelly Slater came up against Californian prodigy Kolohe Andino in Semi Final 1. The two had opening exchanges of scores with Andino taking the lead from the 11 time World Champion early. The heat continued with both surfers staying busy, though it was the Californian who unleashed a solid air reverse into the flats, resulting in a 7.60, a score high enough to push him through to his first ASP WCT final.

Margaret River event winner Michel Bourez met Bells Beach runner up Taj Burrow in Semi Final 2. It was extremely evident that both were hungry for the event win, as both surfers displayed their skills, which lately had been tested in all conditions. The tide had changed, forcing both surfers to break away from the typical barrel riding approach and move into airs and powerful turns. Though Taj gained good early combination scores, Bourez took the lead with back to back scores, including the first air of the heat. This forced the Australian to pack his bags earlier than he would have wanted as he was now eliminated.

Sally Fitzgibbons and reigning World Champion Carissa Moore met in the final of the Women’s Rio Billabong Pro after the Men’s Semi-Finals. The Hawaiian wasted little time, producing a great score of 8.50 through three powerful snaps. The Aussie was soon to respond with a similar display of powerful turns, resulting in a near perfect 9.27. Moore ended up needing to produce a 7.83 to take the lead from Sally, a score which she simply could not attain.

“A lot of hard work went into this victory and I’m so happy,” said Sally Fitzgibbons. “There’s a great rivalry between myself and Carissa. We always have such great battles and I knew I had to step things up after the Semifinal to take the win. The crowd was sending me great vibes out in the water and that really helped. It’s a long year but I think I have a lot of strong surfing left in me. I’m really excited to get over to Fiji and try and get another result like this.” This win gives Fitzgibbons her first event win for the 2014 season and her second Rio Pro title. Carissa Moore continues to hold first position on the rankings, with Sally in second.

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 A stoked Sally Fitzgibbons – Photo by ASP

The Men’s Final saw Tahitian Michel Bourez meet a focused Kolohe Andino, with the crowds energy used by both as motivational tools. Bourez opened his final campaign first, completing three powerful backhand turns and receiving a score of 7.17. Andino, competing in his first ever WCT Final, opened with two powerful turns, however managed to only score a 5.00. Bourez continued his selective approach, choosing only the better waves at the Barra Da Tijuca beach break. The Californian, needing a 8.84 for the win, approached the air ramps of the powerful right handers, though could not gain the score needed to take the title, allowing Michel Bourez to take home his second event win of the 2014 season.

“This win is amazing and I feel great,” said Michel Bourez. “I didn’t expect to win two events in the same year so it feels brilliant. It’s great to be here in Rio and have another win – I’m so happy. I’m really glad I came and to have a final against a good friend of mine is wonderful. He (Kolohe Andino) is someone I think will be huge in a few years. Rio is beautiful, I love this place. There’s so many things going on and so many people that are passionate about sports and surfing.”

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 Michel Bourez taking home his second event win for 2014 – photo by ASP

Though disappointed with coming so close to a win, runner up Kolohe Andino went on to say “I have so many good memories of Brazil,” said Kolohe Andino. “To make my first WCT Final here in front of the wonderful crowd is a pleasure. I’m very happy with the result.”

The next stop of the ASP WCT see’s surfers fly to the razor sharp reef breaks of Fiji. The top 34 male surfers will battle it out between June 1st to the  13th, while the top 17 women will surf between the 25th and 30th of May. Keep up to date with the World Tour here at SurfStitch Blog or the ASP official website at aspworldtour.com. SurfStitch would like to send huge congratulations to Michel Bourez and Sally Fitzgibbons on their terrific results in Brazil.

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Billabong Rio Pro 2014 Update

Yesterday saw the world’s top women surfers complete Round’s 2 and 3 of the Billabong Pro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The crowd watched on as the women went head to head in the crucial elimination stages of Round 2, with winners of Round 1 also ready for their Round 3 opportunities to progress further. Stand out performances were in the air, though upsets also occurred for some of the favourites to win.

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 The contest arena – Barra de Tijuca – photo by ASP

The biggest upset of the day went to Stephanie Gilmore, losing her fight for domination to Brazilian Silvana Lima in Heat 3 of Round 2. “When I saw Silvana in the draw, I knew she would be dangerous because she’s hungry for a win and she’s been injured for a while,” said Gilmore. “She’s also one of the few girls that can do airs consistently.” Ones things for sure, she was right about the airs. Lima pulled off a perfectly executed air reverse in the 2-3 foot conditions at the Barra de Tijuca beach break, the wave that eliminated the 5 times ASP world champion from competition. Other upsets of the Women’s Round 2 saw Alana Blanchard knocked from competition by fellow Kauaian Malia Manuel and Aussie underdog Dimity Stoyle fall to Alessa Quizon.

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 Brazilian Silvana Lima impressing the local crowds – photo by ASP

Round 3 was also held for the Women’s competition, with crowds going crazy especially for the Brazilian competitors. Silvana Lima used the crowd as a motivational tool going into her heat against American Lakey Peterson and Round 2 winner Malia Manuel. Lima, still feeding off the win over Gilmore, opened strong with a 7.00, creating a strong lead over her opponents. It was Peterson however, in the final 10 minutes who overcame Silvana Lima, boasting a huge turn combination and producing a score of 9.03, enough to take out the heat.

Heat 3 of Round 3 was an all Aussie affair, with Tyler Wright up against Nikki Van Dijk and Laura Enever. Conditions started to fade, with offshore winds flattening a lot of the good waves that had previously come through on offer. Tyler managed to scrape some mid-range scores together through a series of small turns and floaters, overcoming her fellow countryman and progressing through to the Quarter Finals.

Another stand out performance was Sally Fitzgibbons in Heat 4. Fitzgibbons overcame Hawaiian rippers Coco Ho and Tatiana Weston-Webb, helping to keep the Australians in competition. “It was exciting out there today,” said Sally. “I’ve got a few things to work on, but I was really happy to get that 7.00 mid heat and shut it down at the end using my priority well.”

The Men’s competition was on hold yesterday as the Women’s Rounds 2 and 3 ran in the smaller conditions. Heat 1 held on the previous day saw 2011 event winner Adriano de Souza hit the water with Portugal’s Tiago Pires and Hawaiian Sebastian ‘Seabass’ Zietz. Though the crowds support may have been for the Brazilian de Souza, it was Pires who shined, making 2 powerful turns. De Souza and Ziess continued to battle throughout the heat, though managed only to put together combinations of mid-range scores. Pires’ turns proved too much for the other competitors, forcing them to the elimination Round 2 and he progressed directly to Round 3.

Current ASP World Number 1 and a big crowd favourite Gabriel Medina took next to the water in Heat 2 coming up against fellow countryman Roani Monteiro and Aussie Adrian Buchan. Medina wasted no time and exploded into the scene, producing a pair of 6 point rides and a display of great aerial manoeuvres. This proved too much for Monteiro and Buchan, as the World Champion advanced directly through to Round 3.

Aussies Taj Burrow and Adam Melling would next face off with American Brett Simpson in Heat 3 of the opening day. Taj used his veteran tour experience and overcame the others through a series of mid-range scores and powerful turns.

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 Taj Burrow in Heat 3 – photo by ASP

Heats 4 and 5 proved successful for Aussies Joel Parkinson and young gun Mitch Crews. Joel came up against Jeremy Flores and Ireland’s Glenn Hall in Heat 4, leaving the water victorious and moving through to Round 3. Crews shocked crowds by defeating 11 time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater and Brazilian Peterson Crisanto, and was over the moon with his result. “I knew I had really nothing to lose in that heat and I just wanted to go and surf and I’m just stoked to get my first, first-round win of the year, hopefully it’s (the first) of many” said Crews.

Heat 8 saw defending event champion Jordy Smith face off with Fred Pattachia and Travis Logie. An in form Smith went absolutely mental, tearing apart the small beach break and showing why he is the defending champion of this event. Jordy locked in a combination score of 13.67 through a series of airs, turns and powerful carves while the other two competitors managed only to score mid-range combinations. This allowed Smith to advance directly into Round 3 and continue chasing the vent title for the second year in a row. These days if you want to win you really have to do everything and throw the kitchen sink at the judges” said Smith, having a sneaky laugh at his own comment.

Other stand out performances included Brazil’s own Filipe Toledo, who absolutely dominated his heat and provided some entertaining surfing for all to enjoy. Toledo blitzed his competition by pulling out two full rotation airs, the two biggest scores of competition so far in Rio. Aussie Julian Wilson did his best to keep up with Toledo, trying to throw out some big punts and airs, though it was simply not enough for the Brazilian, who seemed to be drawing energy from the local crowd.

Aerial master John John Florence also managed to continue to wow audiences through his display of aerial acrobatics. The Hawaiian threw together airs and combinations to wipe tour veteran C.J. Hobgood and Australian Matt Wilkinson in Heat 12.

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 Hawaiian John John Florence with some aerial acrobatics – photo by ASP

Stay tuned as we keep you up to date with everything from The Billabong Rio Pro. The swell is predicted to continue to rise and this weekend should allow more action to go down at the heavy beach break of Barra de Tijuca. Watch it live at aspworldtour.com or get all your information straight from us at the SurfStitch Blog!

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Slater Kicks off 2014 with a Bang

The Volcom Pipe Pro came to a close last week and saw Mr Robert Kelly Slater start his 2014 campaign in the most perfect fashion of fashions.

Winning his 66th ASP tour win, 8 of which have been at the infamous Banzai Pipeline reef, Kelly Recorded 5 of the top 10 highest scoring rides of the event to win the 5-star rated event and take home a sweet cheque for $20,000.

After taking the win, Kelly declared that “This was some of the best Pipe I’ve ever surfed in my life.”, and watching the highlights from the comp you can understand exactly why he feels this way. As if his near perfect ride in the final of the Billabong Pipe Masters against JJ Florence wasn’t enough, Kelly showed just how comfortable he is at the pipeline with a hands-free drop in his Round 4 clash that earned him the only perfect 10 of the event and will surely go down as one of the most critical rides ever seen at Pipeline. See the 1.37 mark in the Day 3 Highlights video below for the amazing ride.

The wave was incredibly reminiscent of two Tahiti bombs he has caught previously, one in 2005 and the other in 2010, where the Floridian free fell, hands free, catching his rail and his line before being spat out into a perfect ten point ride. We will point out both waves somewhat triggered his momentum towards winning the world titles those years……is this a sign?

While the Volcom Pipe Pro is not a 6 start or even a prime rated event, the location of the event ensures it is stacked with a strong mix Hawaiian and Global Pipe Specialists and it was far from an easy road to the final for Kelly. Having to get past surfers such as Dusty Payne, Chris Ward and Alex Gray en route to the final, then having to get past fellow WCT surfer Adriano De Souza and his Brazilian Countryman Wiggolly Dantas and local hero Mason Ho in the final.

However it was in Mason Ho that the surfing world held sentimental hopes for a finals upset. With a family pedigree as good as any other (Father in Michael Ho & Uncle in Derek Ho with charging sibling Coco Ho), Mason has an almost cult following these days, and had a significant portion of the Ehukai Beach Park crowd cheering him on. While he didn’t hoist the trophy, his reputation as one of the world’s most exciting surfers continues to grow!

No Volcom Pipe write-up would be complete without a special shout out to Gold Coast local Brent Dorrington who would have clearly taken out any Bravery award that was on offer during the event. While not the largest in the field in stature, no one pushed themselves over the ledge with more commitment than the little fella! Finishing with a  solid 9th placing, and more thankfully all limbs intact, we hope to see more of Brent at the upcoming Quicksilver Pro where he took out the trials last year.

Kellys World Title Momentum-Gathering rides…

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Final day highlights using epic red slow mo cameras

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Day 2 – aerial footage

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Item of the Week: New Year, New Accessories

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I don’t know about you but one of the top things on my resolutions list for 2014 was to invest in some quality and timeless accessories. I seem to always be buying an endless stream of clothes and neglecting the small things that can change one outfit into something else. Sometimes it’s not about the big picture but the small details that count. Got your favourite dress? Pair it with sandals and a cute bag for day or for night add a bold ear cuff and heels. For the guys they can change with shoes, hats and watches. Take your pic and make it your goal this season to have pieces that will last a lifetime.

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Recipe: Recovery Juices & Smoothies

There may be a few weary eyes and sore heads hanging around today as the New Years celebrations come to a wind down and the office seems to be nearing closer. There is nothing better than to scare off a hangover and bounce back into it than with a cleansing juice or soothing smoothie. Luckily for me I received a new blender for Christmas so I’ve already been taking mine for a spin (literally) and been blending up those delicious summer fruits. Take a look at a few of my favourites below and fill your body with nutrients to get you feeling your best in 2014!e68f6a0a78ca6d1bcbeb59f8b19e2e9b

THE GREEN JUICE- First recipe is the essential green smoothie and a favourite of health advocate Lorna Jane.-2031387220Blend together 1 apple, 1 lemon, 1/4 cup parsley, 1 cup spinach or kale and add 2 cups of water for blending or leave the water if juicing.

“Nothing beats nourishing first thing in the morning with a zing of lemon and some fresh green apple – now this is my way of waking up.”

 

THE BERRY SMOOTHIE- This next smoothie is a little bit more fun, it’s a delicious non-dairy breakfast smoothie from Body + Soul.25323-1_nBlitz together in a blender 1 banana, handful of almonds, handful of blueberries, handful or organic oats, sprinkle of chia seeds, 1 cup of skim milk and a few ice cubes.

 

THE BANANA SMOOTHIE- This is no ordinary banana smoothie with added nutrients with pineapples and orange it incorporates your favourite summer fruits. From the Edible Perspective._MG_8153Blend up, orange juice (add in depending on how thick you like it), plain yoghurt, 1 banana, 1 pineapple, sprinkle chai seeks, sprinkle maca powder and handful of ice.

 

BOOSTER JUICE: This recipe I got from our lovely friends at Free People. With immune boosters like carrot and ginger this will have you fighting fit in no time.

CARROTJUICE1Simple juice together 1 ginger, 2 oranges and couple of carrots. Add ice and you’re done!

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Enjoy!

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Perfect Picnic.

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A favourite pastime of many, picnics are enjoyed by the young and old. Whether you prefer a rooftop, sandy beach or countryside, picnics are a great way to come together with your friends for a day of eating and socialising. My three essential tips are: be prepared, have easy finger food and choose the right spot. You always want to be accompanied by a good picnic blanket, some beats and a basket of all your favourite treats. Whichever spot you prefer make sure it’s on steady ground and out of the wind, there’s nothing worse than your food and napkins flying all over the place! Picnics are a time to relax and enjoy the warmer months so take a look at our inspiring pictures below and shop our picnic essentials!2d1a73922b8fe63397d0ea57863c1b541d7b0d390acd137ac72b53dd24907d46f4610156e23434668d1d7fc7a344e321654143af9f68d9646e9d5b733c64aa31

The Three Picnic Essentials

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How to Bake: Chewy Chocolate Chunk Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

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Ok, so the moment I read this heading I was sold, no pictures required! It’s pretty much all my favourite ingredients mixed in one: chocolate, oats and coconut, that makes for a sure hit in my books. And what better way to spend a lazy Sunday than with a little bit of afternoon baking where the smell wafts through the house and you enjoy a freshly baked cookie with your afternoon cup of tea.

Theambitiouskitchen is one food blog I look at almost weekly to find the latest healthy dinner and lunch options and maybe a sneaky treat too! These chewy chocolute chunk coconut oatmeal cookies have a rich chocolate oozing out of a delicious oatmeal and coconut goodness. By using coconut oil instead of butter it makes them that little bit more health conscious. Feel free to add in some walnuts or other nut alternatives to make them a little more nutty. My advice would be to make an extra batch because these will be gone before they’ve had time to cool!

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Shopping List

  • 1 1/4 cup quick oats
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded coconut (sweetened is fine)
  • 3.5 oz semi-sweet 60% cooking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. In large bowl whisk together flour, oats, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. In bowl of an electric mixer beat together melted coconut oil and brown sugar until smooth. Add in egg, milk and vanilla; beat again for 2 minutes or until smooth.
  4. Add in flour & oat mixture to the wet ingredients; mixing until well combined. Slowly add in coconut and chocolate chunks.
  5. Drop dough with cookie scoop or by large rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges just being to turn a golden brown. Do not over bake; unless you want crunchy cookies! Remove from oven and let cool a few minutes on baking sheet. Transfer to wire rack to finish cooling. Makes 2 dozen.

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Emmys 2013: Best Dressed

The glitz and the glam were out on show last night as the leading ladies of the small screen hit the 2013 Annual Emmy Awards. From fun and feminine, to sexy and sleek there were some clear winners on the carpet with their dress of choice. Major trends shining through the gowns were pastels, full skirts with just the right amount of sexiness showing whether it was a midriff or high thigh split. Designer gowns, glamorous hair and enviable outfits everywhere- we swoon over these Emmy Awards!main.original.466x530 (1)

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Allison Williams being bold in a Ralph Lauren dress.main.original.466x530 (3)

Elizabeth Moss shined in a classic black and white Andrew Gn strapless gown.main.original.466x530 (4)

Kiernan Shipka looked cute and vibrant in her Delpozo flared dress with silk skirt.main.original.466x530 (5)

Aubrey Plaza shone in her sophisticated Marios Schwab gown.

main.original.466x530 (6)Kate Mara displayed white on white in her J. Mendel graphic lace long sleeve gown.
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Rose Byrne showing off her sleek and sexy custom Calvin Klein Collection sleeveless wrap halter top and skirt.

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Michelle Dockery of series, Downtown Abbey dazzled in her Prada two-town gown.

Choose either fun and flirty florals, sleek and sexy or classic black and white for your Emmy inspired look.

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Fashion Week Street Style

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The fashion week circuit time of the year not also welcomes spring here in the Southern Hemisphere it also means the street style shots start flooding our feeds. Through New York to London the fashionistas were showing us the latest styles and trends not only on the catwalk but on the sidewalk. Bright splashes of colour, white on white and boyfriend jeans are still in the limelight and set to continue on. Look on, enjoy and get the shopping list started!1971821c386d27e222ae3372af213c64

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