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Make A Wish… For 2 Night Stay Island Inn Sanibel Giveaway

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Giveaway, iLoveShelling Pambeach walk giveaway, Island Inn, Island Inn 2 night stay giveaway 2016, Sanibel Hotels | 15 comments

iLoveShelling ISLAND-INN-GIVEAWAY

It’s time for another Shelltastic beach vacation GiveAway at my fave place….  Island Inn!

Island Inn Sanibel Street Sign

You have a chance to win a 2-night hotel stay on the beautiful shell-filled beach at the Island Inn!

Island Inn Sanibel cottage paradise

But wait… along with this 2 night stay at Island Inn, I will get a chance to have a 2-hour shelling tour with you too! We will have our own little private shelling trip together.

Sanibel pam rambo with seashell shelling

 You can win a chance to stay on this gorgeous stretch of beach filled with beautiful seashell treasures from the gulf just waiting to be found. You can shell all day into the evening then catch brilliant sunsets right at your front door. It’s a sheller’s dream!

Island Inn Beach

 Its so easy… to sign up to have a chance at winning this two night hotel stay redeemable for up to four people from dates 8/8/16 through 8/8/17 at Island Inn and a fabshellous private shelling adventure with me (Pam Rambo)-  CLICK HERE

sanibel shell collecting

Good Luck y’all! All details will be answered on their sign up page so sign up today or through August 8, 2016 at 12 PM EST.

UPDATE: This giveaway is over and we have a winner…. Congratulations Kristen S!

Island Inn Sanibel Office

Make sure you follow Island Inn on all their other pages too so you don’t miss any other specials they may be announcing…

Island Inn – FaceBook

Island Inn – Twitter

Island Inn – Instagram

Island Inn – Pinterest

AND…. Be sure to follow me at my other iLoveShelling pages as well. Each one is a different!

Check out  iLoveShelling – Facebook 

iLoveShelling – Instagram

iLoveShelling-  Twitter

iLoveShelling-  Pinterest

iLoveShelling-  Youtube

So make a wish today!

Sanibel 2 night giveaway winner

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Introducing National Seashell Day June 20!

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Giveaway, National Seashell Day, Sea Life, Shell Yeah Sweepstakes | 25 comments

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Charge up your shellphones, y’all.

Start typing out a few coconut shellegraphs.

Use all your shellecommunication skills to tell all your friends about the first annual….

National Seashell Day on June 20!

Shellzam! I am sooooo excited to have an official day to shellebrate our greatest obsession … seashells. So when I heard the good folks of Lee County Visitors Bureau were going to officially proclaim that every June 20th of each year would be National Seashell Day, I joined them at the courthouse donned in my JUNONIA costume and loudly sounded my CONCH horn to shellebrate this awesome day. haha

Pam Rambo national seashell day proclaim

Oooohhh and we have so many surprises for June 20th too. The biggest one?

Ginger Zee with Good Morning America will be here for the shellaganza!

Can you believe it? She’s on Dancing With The Stars this season as well – isn’t she so dang cute? Of course we have some spectacsheller events planned to welcome her and everybody at Good Morning America.

To start off the Shellebration… a GIVEAWAY! Check out the Shell Yeah Sweepstakes, y’all. Enter to win a 3 night’s stay on Sanibel, a shelling cruise with Captiva Cruises and you will get a personal shelling tour with me (Pam Rambo) on one of our beaches.  Boom Shellalaka! To enter  CLICK HERE

Shell Yeah sweepstakes

Ok and there’s one more HUGE  fabshellous project I’m working on using lots and lots of seashells .

SeaShells sort of sorted in containers

So stay tuned…. We will unveil this big, huge shellmongus seashell “sculpture” on June 20th …. National Seashell Day!

Pam with plain VW convertible

Join us! Check out all the shelltastic events with locations during National Seashell Day at The Beaches of Fort Myers And Sanibel  (http://www.fortmyers-sanibel.com/national-sea-shell-day/)

Happy to be on Sanibel Island

 

 

 

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The Sanibel 5 Nights Stay Winner And More

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in 5 year Shellaversary with Island Inn, Beach Holiday, Christmas, Giveaway, Parades, Shelling birthday | 13 comments

paradise shells on a sanibel beach

Wouldn’t you like to wake up to see this shell filled beach view for 5 nights on Sanibel?

To help shellebrate our iLoveShelling 5 year Shellaversary last week, Island Inn Sanibel was gracious enough to give away 5 nights stay for two people at their beautiful beachfront resort to drink in this view and experience this amazing place. By computer random pick, the shellucky winner has been chosen!

Drum Roll please….

The winner is ….  Cynthia S. From Nahunta, Georgia! Congratshellations Cynthia, You will have a blast!

blue fireworks

Seriously, Thank you Island Inn for your continued support to our fab shelling community.

Island Inn ad

Ooooo ya, and that’s not all… I have other fun news too. On Saturday December 6, I get to pick a different kind of winner because I have been selected to be a judge for the 2014 Captiva Holiday Village Golf Cart Parade. It’s the cutest little holiday parade you’ve ever seen- I’m so excited! For the last several years Clark and I have participated in our own golf cart, the Junonia Jalopy.

Golf cart christmas parade captiva florida

So Yes, I get to be a judge this year… but hold on… You get to be a judge too! This year the committee has invited YOU to judge this year’s parade with awarding one cart with a People’s Choice Award. A photo of each cart will be taken at check-in and posted to Facebook.com/CaptivaGolfCartParade so you can choose your fave decorated golf cart through Friday, Dec. 12 then a winner will be chosen from your votes. Fun, huh?

captiva cruises lady chadwick christmas

Come join us for a really fun day for the parade, awards and then that same evening we celebrate Captiva Luminary. The whole island of Captiva is lit up with the holiday spirit with restaurants, retailers and all business open their doors serving holiday cheer and sounds of carolers on every corner.

drum circle at YOLO watersports captiva

Want more holiday cheer? The holiday festivities actually start on Friday night with Sanibel’s luminary with Periwinkle Way lined with glowing candles. If you’ve never seen Sanibel and Captiva during December, it warms the heart.

Captiva Holiday Village iLoveShelling.com luminary

Wanna stay for a few days? Come on, join the festivities! Here are my hotel recommendations along with some condos and cottages as well… CLICK HERE

pam's sanibel captiva hotel recommedations

One more thing… if  you didn’t win the Island Inn‘s 5 night GiveAway, I have another GiveAway in the works to shellebrate iLoveShelling’s 5 year Shellaversary. Just in time for the Shelladays! Keep your eyes peeled for my next GiveAway coming soon.

iLoveShelling 5 YR SHELLAVERSARY

 

 

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5 Year Shellaversary GiveAway – 5 Nights at Island Inn Sanibel

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in 5 year Shellaversary with Island Inn, Giveaway, Island Inn | 51 comments

iLoveShelling 5 YR SHELLAVERSARY

 

We are Shellebrating 5 years of iLoveShelling.com!

Can you believe I’ve been blogging about seashells and beach bling on Sanibel, Captiva, Southwest Florida and around the world for 5 years? I can’t believe it! It seems like yesterday when I started this blog to write a few thoughts down about my shelling adventures. Before I knew it, some of you started to comment of your joy of beach combing as well…  and from that day forward I was hooked.

To thank you for a fabshellous 5 year journey of sharing this amazing world of shelling ….

We are having a Shellaversary Party GiveAway!

iLoveShelling 5 shellaversary iis

 

Yes, you read that right. You could win a 5 nights stay at Island Inn!

Island Inn Sanibel has been a huge supporter of the shelling community since 1895 so they wanted to be part of our iLoveShelling Shellaversary Party. They are giving one shellucky winner a FIVE nights stay for two at their beautiful beachfront resort.

iloveshelling 5th anniversary

How do you register to win this incredishell FIVE nights stay for two at Island Inn for our FIVE year shellaversary? It’s so easy…

UPDATE: November 7, 2014- This GiveAway is now over and the winner has been chosen by computer random drawing.

Congratshellations go to Cynthia S. from Nahunta, GA!

  • Enter A Chance To Win a 5 night stay for 2 people at Island Inn
  • Properly fill out entry form at the link stated in the directions above
  • Enter between October 30, 2014 through November 5, 2014
  • One entry per person
  • Winner will be announced November 6, 2014

Thank you so much for 5 years of such fun times on the beach together, as well as learning and sharing our shelling adventures with each other.

So go ahead… get on over to the Island Inn website to register for your chance to win 5 nights in paradise. Then get out your conch horn and get your shellacommunications skills fired up by telling your friends and family to register too.   Good Luck to each of you!

Many thanks to Island Inn for being so gracious and supportive to our shelling community with this GiveAway with iLoveShelling. We are grateful and very excited about having this chance to GiveAway this FIVE nights stay at this historic resort…

Island Inn Sanibel Office

Old style Sanibel Island Inn

PS- While you are waiting to hear if you won this exshellent 5 year Shellaversary Party GiveAway, check out another awesome party the Island Inn is throwing. Shellabaloo! Join us for this awesome shellathon…

shellabaloo January 2015

 

 

 

 

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Shelltastic Southwest Florida Vacation GiveAway!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Congress Jewelers (Sealife By Congress), Fort Myers Beach, Giveaway, Starfish | 45 comments

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It’s time for a Shelltastic Southwest Florida Vacation GiveAway!

We have TWO giveaways for TWO winners!

The first prize is a 4 day/3 night stay on the quiet south end of Fort Myers Beach, Florida right smack on a gorgeous stretch of beach filled with beautiful seashell treasures from the gulf just waiting to be found. You can shell all day into the evening then catch brilliant sunsets right at your front door. It’s a sheller’s dream!

Pointe Estero Beach Resort Sunset Fort Myers

You could have a chance to win a stay in a beautiful suite like this…

Pointe Estero Room View

Relax and refresh by taking a dip in the tropical pool with cool breezes off the Gulf Of Mexico…

Pointe Estero Ft Myers Beach pool

Or take a walk on the peaceful beach for a little serenity and shell collecting…

Fort myers Beach Florida before storm

These are just some of my fabulous finds I collected within a couple of hours just last month (CLICK HERE to see the post)…

BEACH PINK BLING FLORIDA

Look how many SAND DOLLARS were scattered along the beach.

Fort Myers Beach Florida seashells Point Estero

See what I mean? It’s Shelltastic!

shell collection diane myers beach florida

Which brings us to the second prize from Sealife By Congress!

Sealife By Congress Logo

Sealife By Congress is giving away this stunning sterling silver Starfish Reef pendant!

sea life by congress starfish necklace

 Their store on Sanibel Island is filled with gorgeous jewelry made especially for beachcombers like us. This starfish necklace is dazzling!

starfish necklace sea life by congress

So how can you win one of the awesome prizes? It’s easy. Remember, there are 2 different prizes and 2 winners so you have to register for both prizes separately.

Just follow these simple directions… UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER. A winner has been chosen (see below).

 

  • Enter A Chance To Win- 4 days/3 nights stay in Fort Myers Beach, Florida
  • Enter A Chance To Win- A sterling silver Starfish Reef pendant by Sealife By Congress

Rules:

  • Enter for a chance to win either of these prizes from September 5, 2013 through September 11, 2013.
  • Properly fill out entry form at the link stated in the directions above
  • Properly fill out entry form for Sealife By Congress at the link stated in the directions above
  • Winners will be announced September 13, 2013
  • One entry per person

Okay? Just to make sure…. Did you click on both different links to enter your chance to win both prizes? All righty then. Good Luck on your chance to win a Shelltastic Southwest Florida Vacation Giveaway !!

UPDATE: 9-13-13- The contest is over. The winners have been chosen…

Congratulations!!!!!

Denise Stahl (AS, FL) for winning the 3 night stay

Kathie Porter for winning the sterling silver Starfish Reef pendant by Sealife By Congress

Sealife By Congress Logo

golden sanibel starfish photo

 

 

 

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Shelling Vacation Giveaway Package- It’s Time for an Island!

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in Giveaway | 57 comments

Time for an island vacation giveaway

Yes, you read that right! You can enter to win a shelling vacation of a lifetime!

It is time to get you on Sanibel Island to shell your hearts out because you have a chance to win a 5-day shelling vacation brought to you by our awesome Lee County Visitors Bureau. And I’m thrilled to be part of this giveaway as well because it includes a warm welcome guided shelling adventure by yours truly (me!) to help you shellebrate your exshellent prize … and you also get a fab shelling cruise to Cayo Costa. Spectacsheller, right?

Here are the details for the Grand Prize…UPDATE: contest is CLOSED and the winner has been chosen. See below

But Wait! Holy Cowrie, that’s not it! You can win daily iLoveShelling prizes like goodie bags filled with iLoveShelling tees or tanks, caps, waterproof Shell ID guides and of course shell bags filled with precious Southwest Florida shells that Clark and I collected from our beaches.

UPDATE: June 3, 2013- You can only enter the daily giveaways from entering on a computer. It won’t work on a cell phone- sorry guys!

This vacation sweepstakes will run from June 1-15, 2013 so enter now by CLICKING HERE.

What are you still doing here??? I’m so excited to see who wins so go and enter so you can get this prize! If you have any questions, they should all be answered when you enter this shellacious give away by CLICKING HERE. Good luck, y’all!

UPDATE 6-01-13: The drawing is over and the winners are posted at http://www.fortmyers-sanibel.com. Congratulations Dotti for winning this Shelling vacation!

lee county visitors bureau

Colorful Sanibel seashells

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