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It was an especially good day on the Sanibel today. On the beach at Island Inn, the weather was perfect (high 70s), the water was calm, there were piles of good shells… and I had Clark with me. That’s why I love this next photo… it’s everything I love all in one shot. Clark, the beach, the water and a ton of shells to pick through to collect in an aqua shell bucket.
My day was made.
I wasn’t the only one loving the day either, if there’s a good shell pile it seems I always find Connie K. right smack in the middle of it. Ha! She can sniff ‘em out!
I also met another happy gal… Faith from Ohio. She is a ball of fun!
These are just a few of the beautiful shells she found. She found a LIONS PAW too but I didn’t get a chance to see it since she had already packed it up in her room. Happy.
Sitting on the big pile of shells (after walking to the right from Island Inn), I saw OLIVES, CONCHS, WHELKS, SCALLOPS and TULIPS but I had to snap a picture of this adorably tiny horsie candy (juvie HORSE CONCH). Omigosh- so stinkin cute.
Clark’s fave find of the day was of course that awesome ALPHABET CONE (first pic) but mine was this teeny tiny ROCK SNAIL SHELL.
I haven’t found a ROCK SHELL in a while and I can’t recall if I’ve ever seen one this small before. I love it!
Wishing on this shell tree that everybody gets to experience a day like this on the beach to feel this calm and happy about simple pleasures.
PS- Thank you Heather for the heads up about the shell pile!
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!
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.
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…
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…
Call Island Inn at 800-851-5088 today to reserve your spot for this awesome exshellaganza
January 5-8, 2015
If you’re a sheller, you’ve probably heard how much fun we have on our Shellabaloo shelling adventures.
It’s the best beach combing bananza on earth.
I will guide you on the best shelling beaches in the world to find the awesome seashells Sanibel is famous for.
I’m so happy the beachfront Island Inn Sanibel is once again hosting this shelling vacation package of a lifetime. It’s the perfect island resort with rich history of shell collecting. They love shelling too!
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this spectasheller event to find treasures like this…
And shells like this …
Bond with other crazy shellers like this…
We’ll kick off this adventure with a Shellabaloo Shelloha Party!
From there we will enjoy dinners and share stories…
We’ll go island hopping by boat! We’ll explore the new shelling destination south of Sanibel at Big Hickory Island with Sight Sea-R Cruises…
We’ll enjoy picnic lunches together while we talk about our shell finds from the morning…
And of course… we’ll shell!
Here’s the most important thing- We meet other people who love the beach and collecting shells and treasures as much we do. Sharing this experience is something to remember forever. (Click next image to read more clearly)
This is going to be a shell of a good time for all of us! So join the fun January 5-8, 2015 by calling Island Inn for accommodations pricing and any details and they can answer any of your questions at 800-851-5088. Call before it sells out!
Hope to see you soon!