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Opinions expressed contributors not necessarily those 6 10314 333 7 I Strengthening Bonds t always seems November December zip lightning speed, signaling another coming close. And Im sure like me, too yourself reflecting your noteworthy achievements 2014--what did right, what improved milestones accomplished. most proud recognition Media received as No. Magazine Publisher Lee County County. support from community, our readers online followers who gave us ranking overwhelming we team very receiving. believe success result how interact you--our subscribers, advertisers, community course partners entire team. Oftentimes its input makes difference. We listen an opportunity presents itself events, 6th Annual Cracker Fest Bait Boxs 21st annual Esperanza Woodring Memorial Castnet Rodeo taking place Nov. 15 START Solutions Avoid Red Tide, were there get word make event success. See 106. Working highly motivated only happy day office, but Cordial greetings morning wishes safe journey home end small say, Hey, looking forward great office tomorrow. Its also important step building stronger It was long ago asked, Arent lucky having such Well, said, luck everyone receives once while. think am blessed professionals have ability talent, diligently doing best. serve best neighbors, ourselves closest hearts. As wrap year, focus turns holidays, special time giving. Of course, comes mind first gift list, chance buy present hope family members friends will treasure. tradition exchange gifts, if look around, many other give, toy drives numerous volunteer opportunities. Doing so children group helps reconnect strengthen bonds between each other. Think it pause fast-paced, somewhat turbulent, world live today well way create positive well-balanced environment forward. My wish season grows closer friends, creating haven where needs met days peaceful. had choose favorite gather would around table laden good food, than ever Thanksgiving Years Eve. So read NovemberDecember issue, taste buds teased stories describing culinary delights created own chefs. Lastly, wouldnt complete Holiday navigate retail scene. Whether gourmet food items exquisite gift, youll these specialty stores. From filled cheer, all, lots love. Publisher, 10414 1101 AM TOP PHOTO COURTESY DANIELA JAEGER BOTTOM LEFT CAPTIVA HOUSE RIGHT PHOTOS BY JEAN BAER AND BETSY VENTURA 9 Making Waves honor roll residents island coast who, everyday lives, special. CHERYL MARC GIATTINI HOLIDAYS PARADISE true vision during holiday Palm trees adorned Christmas lights, people snowmen beach using nothing sand shells. events add seasonal including CROWs Taste Festival, Dunes Golf Tennis Club. restaurants compete meal awards, while guests simply fare essence tropical winter wonderland. 239-472-8544, --Melanie LIGHTEN UP If youre making down paradise tail Luminary Festival islands lets mingle locals visitors enjoying on-island sights. Spend Friday, Dec. 5, aboard complimentary trolley trails different stations Sanibel. Visit Saturday, 6, decorated golf cart parade festively lit street stroll., --M.P. SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY LUMINARY FESTIVAL MONEY WELL SPENT Stuffing one into jam-packed sound trying filling overly plump turkey. However, Small Business Saturday continues gain since started American Express 2010. Following Black 29, centered shopping mom-and-pop shops, indie stores like. midnight mall rush thrilling, buying straight allows nice change pace. Check website locations. americanexpress.comussmall-businessshop-small MELANIE PAGAN W hen obligations brought attorney Marc Giattini his wife Cheryl 1998, they werent planning living haul. But ended falling love he says. became home, inclination can personally keep everything about going. For Giattini, included several years board Ding Darling Wildlife Society, J.N. National Refuge. He recently appointed counsel societys directors, serving pro bono legal advisor projects acquisition homestead. refuge has been outstanding leader environmental issues island, entities common purpose really draw here continue want things Once realize beauty fact care keeping way, draws same thing. 239-472-1100, 233 --Beth Luberecki FINDING REFUGE 11 Unruffled, calm holidays DR. RANDALL NIEHOFF Gift Serenity depressed, past anxious, future peace, present. --This xeriscaping thought Lao-Tzu 6th-century BCE Chinese poet philosopher, founder Taoism. olks Gulf Coast learned season. First, known high season, begins influx arrivals January stretches May. Next watched hurricane June through 30. Finally, late December, enter shortest favored These two months treasured number reasons. one, storm-free, cooler weather wonderful clear bright unclouded--an unruffled repose sky, sea, light. Lest suspect wax poetic, words italics lifted dictionary definition serene L. serenus. Second, fewer around--so, no crowds, lines traffic jams left ease. undisturbed tranquil quiet. Third, comforting, vibrant warm celebrations. Our draped, inside out, colorful decorations. doors homes, offices, banks, even gas beckon joyful welcome come in, bit cheer appreciate life friendship. atmosphere literal act social Greek xeros, means dry. xeriscape grow native plants dont need extra water, fertilizer pesticides order thrive. In words, human feel proper setting, bloom planted indicate Latin serenus based xeros--sounds serenity me. Heres works. Day, national religious holiday. Conceived feast set aside give thanks Creator free, independent nation, inspired oldest, continuously practiced ritual history Jewish Passover Seder. That ancient story re-creates movement Hebrew slavery freedom my sums Pharaoh wanted kill God freed eat. eat bread together peace companions com-- panis--bread. celebrations bring Advent 30 24, 25, Hanukkah Kwanzaa 1. observances closely held habits camaraderie, spill over warmly companionship circle friends--and large benefits immeasurable ways. One prime example Captiva. invited venture night, all-embracing hospitality gently brightens darkness, guards path, urges conversation, offers free drink, entertains teaches merrily bids happy--all because particular place, spirit geist zeit unruffled, Welcome home. n Retired after 41 parish ministry, Niehoff wife, Marilyn, active civic affairs both off 13 doesnt downhill ALBERT HANSER nflation deflation Rising interest rates Pundits case daily scenarios develop, answers doubt impact asset prices next few years. Five phenomena, however, tell likely rise modestly, generally stay historically low levels. More Demand Supply seem counterintuitive bond investors crave U.S. Treasuries yielding 0.2 2.5 percent, theres continued appetite helped push back 2014. Exacerbating decline steady improvement finances federal government, whose yearly deficits one-half recessionary peaks--hence, less supply new Treasury yield-starved institutions bid on. Continued Slack Economy level prevailing economy will, correlate rate inflation. Those surge inflation recent flood cheap money forget commodity boom 2006 2007, raw material hit simultaneous peaks world, consumer index CPI United States rising percent rates. unrealistic expect 3-percent far below 2007 peaks, wages rates, industries still operate 78 79 capacity, million workers remain jobless. Beggar thy Neighbor Export Pressures U.S., Japanese Eurozone economies mired subpar growth, central banks policymakers sought nations prosperity emphasizing exports. Keeping currency values relative trading currencies incentivized bankers discourage foreign investment. frankly see downward pressure continuing, China, Brazil, South Korea European Central Bank process export partners. Turnover Money classic economics, size roughly equals multiplied turnover money. Starting 2008, velocity plummeted plummet 2013--long recovery began. Simply put, injections stimulus 2008 bolster consumption investment, used instead businesses, individuals pay debt cash cushions. defensive behavior persists, economic growth stalled. Government Balance Sheets Need Repairing overlook intense Washington under foreseeable future--whether policy correct not. Allowing could imperil rebounding, ratesensitive housing, autos construction participants levered balance sheets low-cost funds. ominous, percentage points huge impacts government budgets swelling costs crowding spending politically popular programs. Just worrisome, impair face value some trillion municipal causing mark-to-mark losses force firms contract activities. Hanser co-chairman Trust Company, Sanibel-based wealth management firm divisions Naples, Tampa Chicago. Learn Are lipstick lover face-cream fanatic Then right place. Every lowdown fabulous fragrances, luxurious lotions, must-have makeup between. 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Available Blood Orange Verde scents, lightweight blend olive, jojoba sweet almond plus soothing botanical extracts soften skin. store carries Balm 17, rich antioxidants travel-size tin, Hand Wash 22, combination healing herbs plant lathering pleasantly scented experience. 17 trends old traditions entertaining O RENEE NOVELLE Informal Gatherings Regardless celebrating, usually havent seen out-of-town relatives, lost touch with, neighbors lives become busy throughout year. kinds reunions lend themselves less-structured, casual mingling becomes dominant theme. past, potluck dinners reigned supreme. Suzanne Willis, nationally recognized etiquette expert spent notable companies luxury Ritz-Carlton Mandarin Oriental, fond idea. allowed share experience, she states. gives topic discuss. Willis elaborates h magical, whimsical emotions high, low, stretched thin perfect enjoy. Nevertheless, experience childs excitement While gifts tree decorating signify eagerly anticipate delicious prepared shared attendees. finding overwhelmed idea hosting dinner party--or craving unique table--fear Weve consulted fresh ideas. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, dramatic sets exactly mood gathering. chatting guest made, exchanging recipe ideas, etc. provides easy icebreaker might well. Lisa Thompson, owner Myersbased Ambiance Interiors Accessories, suggests fun variation interesting house hopping. household appetizer, dinner, dessert. social, informal. move theme worth noting outside dining. Using space trend informal gatherings. Pair flower arrangements JESSICA JAMES color. evening event, cover plenty candlelight enchanting ambience. design partner Garden District loves being green elements shes seeing decorations Flowers greenery yard, fruits vegetables, displayed attractive centerpiece, beeswax candles linen napkins, suggests. becoming norm. Formal lavish impressive understand placement piece table, take far. 19 Bring striking coastal-themed table. There says, breaks enough. consider them comfortable, presenting reminds outside-in place-setting rule. Pare tables removing plates dishes, talking weeks come. unexpected top, Thompson She likes show-stopping arrangement full colors billowing pines cascade vase. go decorate miniature ornaments, easily arranged Macys, Target, Stein Mart discount Dollar Tree Sams Club excellent options dcor ornaments. it, James insists. Personalizing card appreciated setting shows anticipation attendance. Several experts took further suggested coupling Novelle author journalist Florida. FLOWERS GREENERY YOUR OWN YARD, EVEN FRUITS VEGETABLES, CAN BE DISPLAYED AS AN ATTRACTIVE CENTERPIECE. --JESSICA JAMES, GARDEN DISTRICT NAPLES show thoughtfulness toward guests. follow games, carol singing exchange. sense number-one element special, us. else fails chaos ensues, remember calm, wine glasses toast. Cheers, suggests, is, least together. 21 Savor bounty Farmers markets passion Ventura. grew mountains Virginia didnt hunt ate, market, explains. Whenever travel area, states country, farmers market. fascinating much learn culture visiting features vendors selling baked goods grass-fed meats smoked sausages. Keep moving stall breads, guacamole, pasta, cookies, honey jams. everyone, explains Baer. Since market daily, Baer recommends folks advantage bounty. stock NICK CILETTI lorida gorgeous sunsets sugary white beaches, growing produce. better savor bountiful harvests visit Customers opportunity, Market. local. friend Roots 2009 now hosts five across region, fall Bonita Springs. 1980s, felt says 615 At choices endless scrumptious fruit-filled pastries, shrimp plucked waters, picture-perfect purple cauliflower sweeter sibling assorted various shapes colors. DEMAND HAS DEFINITELY INCREASED LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS. PEOPLE ARE TRULY INTERESTED EATING HEALTHIER SUPPORTING BUSINESSES THAT LOCAL, WHICH TURN, KEEPS ECONOMY. --JEAN BAER, FOUNDER SANIBEL MARKET heirloom tomatoes, citrus, variety lettuces array Residents vacationers purchase dinners, lasagna, wood-fired pizza, macaroni cheese, barbecue ribs schnitzel. stomach non-edible grabs. Fresh flowers, plants, handmade fare, elaborates. denying are--sometimes 2,000 showing given weekend snag swag. definitely increased markets, People truly interested eating healthier supporting businesses local, turn, keeps economy. probably guess, lot hard hours hitch. arrive check signs getting up. By a.m., bell cowbell, rung open, Let tasting, begin. Committed never miss organization. Each Sunday, nonprofit booth 23 Baby meats, homemade among shoppers week week. FEATURES MORE THAN VENDORS SELLING EVERYTHING PRODUCE BAKED GOODS TO GRASSFED MEATS SMOKED SAUSAGES. mission, Organizations benefited plug include C.R.O.W., Golisano Childrens Hospital others. Vendors pitch donating thousands pounds fruit, vegetables F.I.S.H., pantry island. taken hands-on approach vendors, person Ciletti freelance writer Media. Market, City Hall Dunlop Road, Sunday April. 24 location needed hit. every effort successful, manage, waiting list vendors. must Having resident Mary Greenplate years, welcomed addition her community. bike, ride walk certain week, fish, bagels produce, favorites guacamole made front you. runs a.m. p.m. Oct. April 26. 25 Three resort towns waterfront appeal side Great Lakes State ROBERTA SOTONOFF Traverse calls Cherry Capital. spring, cherry blossoms blanket July, held. any multitude vineyards dot landscape. winery, odd Left Foot Charley, hangout Commons. Hard ciders wines served here. Charley Citys sipping strange name. Filling Station Right Brain Brewery rival stops. brew pub difficult Sleeping Bear Lakeshore. hiking biking tall cold surely nice. park boasts largest collection water dunes world. Formed glaciers, half 71,000-acre lush wilderness. shocked flat urban, Pepe Nero Italian crab-stuffed ravioli smothered creamy lobster sauce, insanely delicious. Which sense, City, Michigan, eatery housed former North Asylum. crazy-good Michigan. heard of, Charlevoix Petoskey, places Lake shorelines, art galleries boutiques. Here lofty climb, sample, unconventional architecture attractions, museum restored century-old musical instruments, discover. Plus, relax fine cuisine, brewed slice regions famous pie RESORT TOWNS YOU MAY NEVER HAVE HEARD OF, TRAVERSE CITY, CHARLEVOIX PETOSKEY, PLACES LAKE MICHIGAN SHORELINES, ART GALLERIES BOUTIQUES. pastime sailing northern scenery. ranger Marie Scott. glaciers cake icing. icing is. dune Overlook steeply soars 450 feet above water. vantage point, view dunes, lake jaw-dropping. exterior renovated barn Highway 31 show-stopper, therefore overlook. do, missing gem. Music Museum antique instruments. nickelodeon, jukeboxes, enormous Mortier dance organ designed Belgium giraffe grand piano intriguing vertical shape cram hay horse space. delightful hear actual recording Paul Whitman George Gershwin Rhapsody Blue piano. Another surprise found pronounced Charle-voy. Earl Young 1889-1975 mark town. adventurous architect Victorian, Roman designs day. identified Frank Lloyd Clockwise top sunset casts romantic aura display Lakeshore Park Service. 28 29 Wrights structure should environment. His rock houses, rippling roofs, Hobbit. Marsha Braun describes style as, Wright meets Fred Flintstone. 1918, Sears Roebuck vice president Loeb built stone, fortress-like structure, called Castle Farms. dairy farm, families came ice cream Sundays, guide Kathy Peterk. Although meeting-and-event venue, explore grounds PLAN TRIP sites Pure Tourism Convention Visitors Bureau Petoskey Area garden, watch whirling, trains. Inside, curious World War memorabilia exhibit featuring catalogue merchandise, labeled early-1900s cost todays dollar. road, antiques backyard garden retain Horton Bay General Store appears young Ernest Hemingway hung Hemingways parents nearby Walloon. And, Paris Wife, 2012 novel Paula McLain, married Hadley Richardson 1921 demolished church stood door. reception Shangri-La road. haunt, Petoskeys Grill, speakeasy prohibition. Underground tunnels booze. restaurant tasty view. town prerequisites restaurants, cruises, courses sports. Galleries boutiques waterfronts. Republic Spoon shelves stocked creations grown cherries. unanticipated finds--Earl Youngs architecture, haunts, wineries--give reason lakefront towns. Chicago-based, award-winning, appeared publications, websites guidebooks. miles sandy towering bluffs afford spectacular views 717 newly opened boutique eclectic mix rovers MEL ANIE appeal. Inspired unwavering wanderlust theyve visited, duo buys sells pieces surpass life. 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