The Rules About Collecting Seashells in Florida

Sometimes a reader asks about the legal side of seashell collecting here in Florida. I’ll be honest and I never really thought much about it. I know from living near the East coast of the state, I never heard anything about shell-collecting rules. It could be because my area simply does not have many shells […]

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starfish coloring page with 9-legged starfish

Starfish, or Sea Stars, Coloring Page Printout

One of the first “seashells” I wrote about on this blog was the starfish. However, it is not a seashell but echinoderm and is related to the sea urchin, sea cucumber and sand dollar. In other words, they don’t have a hard shell. If you find dried starfish, they can break easily. Where I live […]

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abandoned frame

Pigs in Paradise

We went boating when my youngest son visited in January, and I visited one of my favorite islands. The idea was to take a little charcoal grill and grill some hotdogs. (We already know that catching and cooking our own fish is a pipe dream!) We first stopped at a camping spot near JB’s but […]

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Seashell Puzzles For Kids and Adults

Before this blog became a seashell collecting and Florida beaches site, I planned to share a lot of my Zazzle products. Because I lived in New Hampshire, and not Florida, my work was made up of my seashell photography images. Since I couldn’t travel to Florida beaches, I took pictures of my seashell collection. Later […]

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family at home

How to Be At Peace By Staying Home

With the corona virus, or COVID-19, spanning the globe we are told to stay away from groups of people. Many places are closed to keep people from traveling around, but I wonder if people really can be at peace in their own homes. Do we know how to de-stress in stressful times? The first photo […]

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