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This summer, I had several visitors from out of state and the number 1 request of each visitor was "can we go to the beach?" and naturally each time my response was YES! I had a treat for my cousins when they visited - I took them to see the Florida sea turtles hatch and make their way to the sea. Everyone should have this event on their bucket list. The hatchelings break out of their shells and thrash about together causing the walls of the nest to collapse and the bottom of the hole to rise. Once near the...

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I am going through my coastal decor phase, so I have been creating a few accent pieces for my home. Here is the first of my creation - they are napkin rings embellished with sand dollars. [caption id="attachment_1290" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Sand Dollar Napkin Rings[/caption] This was a very simple project. I used strips of vinyl shelf lining, silk ribbon, some glue and of course, sand dollar. Here is how I made them. I cut 4 strips of vinyl  - 12 inches x 2 inches. Curl the vinyl around to form a cylinder/tube (circle). Secure the ends with some quick setting...

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