Island Living

Why I love living and raising my family on Sanibel Island

We Are Going For The Guinness World Record!

Want to help us take the title?? The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel are going for the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest human image of a seashell… Yes, that’s a thing, who knew?

McCallion Team Sets Sail For Stormy Sunset

What better team bonding experience than sailing in the rain to see the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico? See photos from our recent team outing onboard Captiva Cruises.

Sanibel Island Summer Camps 2018

It’s almost that time of year when the school bell rings for the last time! Here’s a list of local Summer camps for the kids, or visiting grandkids to attend on Sanibel Island!

Touring The Bailey Homestead Preserve

We recently toured the Bailey Homestead, and boy is this little piece of land is packed with Sanibel history! Actually the Bailey Homestead Preserve is 28 acres of Sanibel glory.

3 Local Non-Profits That Hit Home

The list of local non-profits on Sanibel & Captiva Islands certainly is extensive! We love each and every one of our non-profits on island, a couple of which have close ties to our hearts.

How To Become An Official Florida Resident

Yay! You’ve purchased a home here on the islands! Now it’s time to decide which state you will claim as your domicile. Wondering how to claim Florida as your state of residence?

Sanibel Is My Kind Of Boring

Most people who visit Sanibel Island LOVE the fact that we have zero street lights and 26-miles of bike path. Most everyone loves the peace and quiet. But Sanibel is not for everyone!

Easter Services on Sanibel and Captiva

As we hop into Easter/Holy Week… We wanted to take a second and share with you a list of church services and events taking place on Sanibel and Captiva this Easter Weekend.

Our Experience with Assisted Living

We have wonderful assisted living options here in Southwest Florida! It’s true! I just went through the process of researching and finding the perfect care for my dad. Here’s my experience…

Sanibel Heritage Trail Gets A New Look!

Notice anything different around town? There are 22 new panels along the shared use bike path on Sanibel Island. Click here to find out what they are all about!