Island Living

Why I love living and raising my family on Sanibel Island

National Seashell Day!

The first day of Summer is now recognized as National Seashell Day here in Southwest Florida! Here’s how to shellebrate….

50th Anniversary of Earth Day!

Earth Day and protecting our environment is especially important to Sanibel and Captiva as the islands are home to a large number of wildlife and sea creatures.

History of the Tamiami Trail

Every now and then we dive into the history of Southwest Florida. This time, its the Tamiami Trail!

6 Steps To A More Sustainable Home

Where homeowners used to fancy imported countertops and high-pressure showerheads, now more homeowners are becoming eco-conscience!

The Annual Sanibel Shell Festival

A festival for seashells?? Only on Sanibel! This annual show has been going on for over 80 years!

All About The Sanibel Island Golf Club

Tucked between Middle Gulf Drive and Periwinkle Way, sit the 150-acre Sanibel Island Golf Club

Forget Shelling Try “Driftwooding”

Why limit yourself to one beach walk activity when you can go shelling AND driftwooding?!

All About The Sanctuary Golf Club

The only private golf course on Sanibel, the 18-hole course spans 6,655 yards, winding through nature preserves and lakes, and proving scenic views of the Pine Island Sound.

SCCF Recorded 850 Sea Turtle Nests in 2019!

We get excited to see the final sea turtle nesting counts each year!

Confessions of a Workaholic, Part II

Sanibel is a lovely place to live, but our lives are not one long vacation.