Island Living

Why I love living and raising my family on Sanibel Island

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!

A Salad Bar For Rabbits!

The McCallion’s Landscape Architect has provided her thoughts on the marsh rabbits that have been mauling our landscapes!

How Dense Are We on Sanibel?

Many of you know that Sanibel is over 60% conservation land. But just how densely populated is the island? And how do we compare to other beach towns in Florida?

Why, You Wascally Wabbit!

Don’t let their cute faces fool you! Sanibel homeowners know the pain of having your landscapes destroyed by these wascally wabbits! How do we stop the madness?

Snowing in Tallahassee, Sunny on Sanibel!

While it’s been cold on island, with temperatures hanging in the low 60’s and even dipping down into the 40’s at night, we realize this is nothing compared to other states and even northern parts of Florida!