Archive for October, 2016

Sanibel Farmers Market

Held on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  now through April 24, 2017, the Sanibel Island Farmers Market is an open air market featuring 30 vendors. It’s a great place to buy baked goods, live native plants, local raw honey, pasta, cheese, sausages, fresh fish and organic produce.  It is a well-rounded enjoyable Sunday outing for everyone, including well behaved dogs. This... Read More »


DIY Project #2

This project you can make a fun, decorative yarn ball that can be used in many different ways! Materials needed: 1.  Colored yarn 2.  White glue 3. Corn starch 4. Water 3. Balloon 4. Scissor and pin 5. Paper or tray (able to dry on an able to get glue on) 6: Bowl Step 1: Pour equal amounts of white glue,... Read More »


Clear Your Gear Project

Clear Your Gear is a collaborative effort among Sanibel-Captiva conservation organizations to reduce the amount of monofilament line and fishing gear left in our environment, which is often detrimental to wildlife. It was established in 2014 by seven Sanibel-Captiva conservation organizations in response to the observation of ongoing environmental problems and an increase in wildlife injuries caused by monofilament line and... Read More »


8th Annual Cracker Fest

On November 4 from 6 to 10 p.m., come celebrate Florida’s cultural heritage while raising awareness and support for your local water quality and conservation organization. Cracker Fest is the annual fundraiser for the SanCap Chapter of Solutions to Avoid Red Tide (START). Don’t miss this year’s bash, complete with dining, live music, auction, and the company of friends and... Read More »


DIY Project

Do you hate having those boring, cardboard tissue boxes laying around that just don’t match your décor? Well here is a fun, easy way to make your own reusable tissue jar. It only takes 4 steps!!!! Materials needed: Mason jar Paint Tissues Decorative scrapbook paper Scissors or Exacto knife Any extra decorations you want to add to fit your homes... Read More »


Janka Varmuza

Janka Varmuza and her family have been living on Sanibel island since 2004. She and her husband discovered the island while traveling across country, instantly fell in love with it and within the week ended up buying a home on the island. Janka was born and raised in the former Czechoslovakia. After graduating from Economics University with B.S. degree in... Read More »


Amy Wainwright, ABR, RSPS, SCIS

I grew up in a small town in Western New York named Batavia, where I learned the value of hard work early on. I began taking jobs after school by 14 to save money so I could enroll in a foreign exchange program in Granada, Spain. I lived there in 1988 and learned to speak fluent Spanish. Upon my return... Read More »