Skimbaco Lifestyle by Katja Presnal

Family-friendly Luxury in the Shenandoah Valley Horse Country in Virginia

Salamander Resort horses. Photo by Keryn Means

Special feature & giveaway guest post by Keryn Means. Shenandoah Valley in Virginia I visited Middleburg, Virginia, with Go Blue Ridge Travel and Trekaroo in June. This tiny town is in Virginia’s prime horse country.…

Instagramming Summer with Skimbaco Friends

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Our First Summer Back in the USA How are you enjoying this summer? Here is what we have been up to. Our team has been busy living life to the fullest, and we have so…

Cocktails & Dreams: Caribbean Dream on St. Croix

Cocktails & Dreams: to travel to St Croix to drink rum!

Dreaming of St. Croix Today I am dreaming of a tropical vacation to St. Croix, and sipping a Caribbean Dream cocktail made with local Cruzan Rum right by the beach at the Renaissance St. Croix…

6 Ways to Add a Tropical Touch for Your Home

6 easy ways to create a tropical beach look at home

Tropical Beach Vacation on Pinterest This week’s theme in our Global Mappin Pinning event is Tropical Vacations! We will be pinning about tropical vacations, what to pack and where to go all week long in…

Fresh & Chic Summer BBQ Party Ideas

Everything you need for a perfect 4th of July Party! Fresh new ideas!

Bringing Diversity to the Ultimate 4th of July Backyard Party We celebrated the past three Independence Days in Europe, and hosted 4th of July parties with a BBQ menu that included all of our favorites…

Summer BBQ Recipe: Smoked Salmon with Avocados

Salmon with Avocados

Grilling Salmon Salmon is probably the most grilled item in our home, and we love to grill it for our summer parties as well. With our tricks, you will learn how easy it is to…

Culinary Postcard from Peru! Join me Celebrating Summer with Avocados from Peru.

Join the party with Avocados from Peru

Avocados from Peru One of the things I say often: you can travel around the world during dinner time, even on a school night! With this I of course mean that food is an excellent…

Crispy Oven Baked Fries with Two Green Peruvian Style Dipping Sauces

Crispy oven baked fries with two Peruvian style dipping sauces via @skimbaco

Summer party favorite recipe: crispy oven baked fries with “green dipping sauces” We love potatoes! I am a Finn, and I grew up eating potatoes probably five out of seven days every week. Sometimes probably…

Red, White and Blue Beach House Essentials

Summer must have for the beach

Beach vacations are coming – are you ready? Get into red, white and blue All-American spirit with these beachy & fresh pictures from Lexington Company and scroll down for our summer essentials shopping list too.…

Montreal in 10 Pictures (and why Québec is in my travel wish list for this summer)

take me to Montreal this summer!

Oh Canada, I wish I was coming for you this summer I am pretty excited to be back living in upstate New York again… because Canada is so close by! I recently wrote at Huffington…