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6 Mar

77th Annual Sanibel Shell Festival

One of the longest standing traditions of Sanibel Island is the annual Shell Festival, put on by the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club.

27 Feb

5 Best Things about Sanibel Island

As a wrap up for the month, I thought I’d share with you my top 5 favorite things about the island I call home: Sanibel Island.

21 Feb

Spring Training in Fort Myers

Spring Training in Fort Myers is almost here! In less than a week, all of us here in Sanibel will be able to go see some of our favorite teams.

11 Feb

Sanibel Island Meeting Space Guide

The current task on my plate is to sort through the various Sanibel Island meeting venue options and give a summary of all the amenities and stats on each.

28 Jan

CROW: More than just a Local Attraction

CROW stands for the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. Sanibel is an island that is truly dedicated to maintaining and preserving its native inhabitants and natural resources.

17 Jan

Planning a Wedding

It was over 13 years ago that my husband Joshua and I got married at Sundial Resort. We still celebrate our anniversary there every September. I got to thinking about this because now is wedding planning season and recently I have seen a lot of articles on trends, tips and new things going on in the wedding world. Since I have my very own blog and first hand experience getting married, I figured that I would throw my hat into the ring of nuptial advisors.

17 Dec

Christmas Entertaining: Decking the Halls

It’s time for the family to return to Sanibel and spend Christmas with us. Just like with Thanksgiving, the plan is to have the big meal at Sundial Resort but do a few more casual activities at the house. However, before the out-of-towners arrive, my husband and I are hosting a Friendsmas. Friendsmas, a.k.a. Friends Christmas, is a fun way for all of us to gather and celebrate the holiday without it conflicting with travel plans and family time.

6 Dec

Holiday Travel Tips

Thanksgiving was a huge success. Both of our families had a wonderful time once they got to Sanibel Island and Sundial Resort. The key point being: once they got here. In our excitement over not having to travel this year, we overlooked the collective lack of travel experience held by our respective families.

27 Nov

Picking the Right Gifts

When our Thanksgiving meal is packed away in our bellies, the family and I sit together and discuss plans for the next holiday on the calendar: Christmas. We talk about decorations, plans for meals and extended family and, of course, gifts.