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Monday, October 1, 2012

Sea shells!

One day at the beach me and my husband were lucky enough to find a bunch of (empty!) conchs at the beach.  (It's illegal to collect live ones).  
My husband then boiled them in water for a while and afterwards he let them soak overnight in a water & bleach  solution.  After that he spent some time (read: hours) carefully picking of the barnacles and other stuff that were stuck to the outside of the shells. After that he polished them with mineral oil, and: VOILÁ!  

Purdy, purdy shells emerged!!  

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