Blue Monday...Blue Skies...Blue H2O

Hey all you gypsea's..
Hope you had  fabulous weekend, 
I finally went beach side to test out the back,
the foot with only 1/2 feeling left and so on.
But sad to say... this mermaid can no longer go
hours and hours on end and scour...
But I did get in enough time to get a few scores...
With the blue water...

Baby seagulls in a forming tide pool...

Awesome shot due to some high winds..
The mini pirate and I got to hunting!
He also served as my watch dog for any holes in the sand 
that I may not see, 
and we know, I don't want any of that!
So, one of our first signs, was the usual clear/white sea glass.

Now is the time for the snails..(Moonstones) to start appearing..
And then to my utmost surprise...
What do you think I came across?
I was shocked!
Yes!! A sand dollar!
In New Jersey!!
Not as pretty as the ones I find in Florida,
but just that we found one here made up jump for joy!

So as the pirate and I finished up in the water and back onto the sand...

We nicknamed it the Day of the Dead, due to all the washed up horseshoe crabs.
Then I stumble upon another of my favorite beachy treasures...
Tell me that is not the coolest piece EVER!!!!
So by the time I knew I needed to rest this achy back..
Here are a few of my scores.

I like!
That is BLACK seaglass!

Ahhh.. just looking at them makes me happy!
So stay tuned, this coming weekend will be my last at the 
Jersey Shore.
Cause this mermaid is finally heading south!!!
So get your Sand and Sea posts ready..
I think this may call for a giveaway perhaps on Sunday...
Ya think?

Linking up with Blue Monday

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  1. Fantastic beach pictures. Love to see the birds in the water

  2. Beautiful photos! I love the sand blowing over the beach. Your treasures are so great and I love the driftwood!!!! I am so happy that you are moving, good luck with everything, i will be thinking of you!

  3. Love these photos!

    Happy Blue Monday to you, Cricket!

  4. I just love sea glass. I think it's really beautiful the way all of the perfect conditions come together to make a little treasure. In Miami sea glass is becoming kind of rare because there are so many ordinances against glass on the beach. When I find a piece here, I know it's journey has been even more incredible. And thanks so much for following my blog! -Lola from Buddhist blog

  5. so refreshing! great shots...thanks for the visit!

  6. So beautiful!

    Please come and peek at my blue when you get a chance. Have a lovely week!

  7. That sand dollar sure looks very pretty to me!! Great finds! Glad you could make it to the beach.

  8. I sooo love your beach photos! I can;t pick any favorite but I love the effect of the wind blowing the waters and have a ripple effect on the sand!

    I hope your wishes will come true.

  9. What beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing your seaside excursion - those are my favorite kind of outings :)

  10. those stones look awesome :)

    visiting you back for Blue Monday ^^

  11. So lovely to have you back. And what a day you had at that terrific beach. A beautiful spot with a gorgeous pirate who is looking out for you and great finds too. Now that's what I call the simple pleasures. Good luck with your recovery.
    Carolyn xx

  12. So happy to hear that you got out and about plus found some FAB treasures! The sand dollar is totally amazing and I'm always envious of sea glass finds (we just don't have any here at all!).

    Glad to hear you'll be in Florida this weekend.

    Big, beachy hugs,

  13. I like the use of textures in your photographs. I love to collect sea shells. Wish I had been there.
    Joyce M

  14. Do you know...I thought I was following your blog until I double checked? Well now it's official!
    Walking on the Beach, gathering Sea Treasures is one of my favorite things to do. Breathing in the Ocean's air, I love it all. The lavender bottle toppers you see in my most recent post supposedly are Sea Treasures as well. I love them dearly.

  15. gorgeous beach photos & love the seaglass!

  16. A great series of beach side photos! I love living in my beach world too!

  17. Gorgeous photos! Hope your back will be OK soon.

  18. Your pictures are stunning! Love all the pretty seaglass, but that sand dollar has to be the best find. I've only found them in broken little bits before. What a treasure.

  19. G~
    love your posts..
    this one is picture perfect..
    loving all your treasures..
    how lucky!!
    You've got to tell me your Florida destination!!
    just gotta!
    warmest hugs..

  20. Oh, I LOVE your blog! And these pictures are gorgeous! That sand dollar is amazing! And I agree, the seaglass is lovely, and they look so pretty all together like that! :) I am adding you to my sidebar right now! I would love to follow your blog~ I think I must be not seeing the place for that! I'll go look again! :)


  21. Brilliant photos! I love finding sea glass and shells. Finding sand dollars is always the best surprise.

  22. Jersey Shore? This is what the Jersey Shore should be all about, beautiful shots. Laura, Cottage and Broome

  23. Lovely shots! Glad you shared them at Beach Cottage Good Life Wednesdays.

  24. I love sand dollars they are just an amazing bit of nature. 'Coastal Style' has just had a revamp with 7 new pages of seaside fun. Check it out when you nex pop by.

  25. Hi Sweetie...
    Happy Pink Saturday and so happy you were able to make it to the shore. How beautiful your treasures are. I love the black see glass, what a wonderful find, right before Halloween as well. I love, Love the pale green glass. Can't wait to see what you create. So pretty.

    Can't wait to see your new home. I know you are anxious to get moved and settled in your new area. Thank you for taking me along to the beach this evening. I felt the sand between my toes, the wind on my face and heard the cries of the seagulls as they called back and forth. Nothing like the smell of the ocean.

    Have a safe trip moving. I will be watching for new location posts. Many hugs sweetie and so much love, Sherry


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