Seashell Identification Charts For Florida Shellers

I visit the “i love shelling” blog from time to time to see what vacationers to Sanibel Island, and the writer herself, have been finding along the Gulf Coast beach. My latest visit turned up a new product. It’s a waterproof seashell identification guide sheet with fabulous shell pictures with their names. Take it along…

Sea Biscuits On Sanibel Island?

I recently had a reader ask me if the treasure she found along the beaches of Sanibel, Florida was a Sea Biscuit. I have a couple of sea biscuits, which are puffy sand dollars, but I didn’t find my large one, I bought it at a shop years ago. I may have found the small…

Plan A Vacation With Good Shelling

The southeastern U. S. coastline, particularly the Gulf coast of Florida, contains some of the best shelling in the world. Sanibel Island and the surrounding area, including Captiva Island are situated just right for “catching” the shells in the current of the Gulf waters and when visiting you’ll find yourself doing the “Sanibel stoop” right…

Vacation Cottages on Sanibel Island

The last time I visited Sanibel Island we stayed at a very nice place right on the beach.  As I recall, we parked the car underneath the cottage and then walked up to the little deck that looked out on the Gulf of Mexico through some trees.  I can’t remember the name of it so…

A Little About Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is located on the west coast of Florida. You have to cross a big bridge to get there and there is a toll. The way the ocean current passes the area of Sanibel and Captiva causes it to deposit many seashell along the shores and makes it one of the top places in…