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Orange List: Hot Costume and Party Halloween Trends for 2014

Sponsored content. BuyCostumes.com has revealed the “Orange List”, featuring this Halloween season’s top 10 hottest costumes, and top 10 party themes and treats. Check out the hottest costumes this year and how to be trendy…

IKEA Launches 2015 Catalog with a Parody Video

The IKEA 2015 catalog has gotten my attention. I can’t help it. I don’t even know which continent we will live in January, but I sure hope I will live within two hour drive from…

Back on Campus in Style

It is time to say farewell to summer, and, for many, dust of the textbooks for a new semester. Whether you are in the city or a picturesque East Coast Ivy League campus, heading back…

Orange Tuesday for Halloween Shopping

Sponsored content. Have you heard of Orange Tuesday, yet? Orange Tuesday is for Halloween, what Black Friday is for Christmas. Orange Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is when it’s time to start thinking fall…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way we…

Our Easy 4th of July Parties

Happy 4th of July for those who celebrate! 4th of July is one of the favorite holidays in our multi-cultural family. I love being almost an American by association, and I love celebrating the 4th…

Orange List: Hot Costume and Party Halloween Trends for 2014

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Sponsored content. BuyCostumes.com has revealed the “Orange List”, featuring this Halloween season’s top 10 hottest costumes, and top 10 party themes and treats. Check out the hottest costumes this year and how to be trendy…

IKEA Launches 2015 Catalog with a Parody Video

Experience the power of a bookbook™  - IKEA catalog ad 2015

The IKEA 2015 catalog has gotten my attention. I can’t help it. I don’t even know which continent we will live in January, but I sure hope I will live within two hour drive from…

Back on Campus in Style

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It is time to say farewell to summer, and, for many, dust of the textbooks for a new semester. Whether you are in the city or a picturesque East Coast Ivy League campus, heading back…

Orange Tuesday for Halloween Shopping

orange tuesday - it's like Black Friday for Halloween costumes!

Sponsored content. Have you heard of Orange Tuesday, yet? Orange Tuesday is for Halloween, what Black Friday is for Christmas. Orange Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is when it’s time to start thinking fall…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

guest bedroom on a dime

This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way we…

Our Easy 4th of July Parties

easy 4th of July Party ideas

Happy 4th of July for those who celebrate! 4th of July is one of the favorite holidays in our multi-cultural family. I love being almost an American by association, and I love celebrating the 4th…

4th of July Party Music Playlist

4th of July 2014 Music Playlist via Skimbaco on Spotify

The easiest way to set the mood for your 4th of July party is to fill it with the right music. I created my 4th of July Music Playlist on Spotify, and it’s ready to…

Dinner Party Tips from Chef Sam Talbot and Designer Genevieve Gorder

Dinner Party Tips from Chef Sam Talbot and Designer Genevieve Gorder

Dinner parties themed by a color Valspar and Lowe’s unveiled a super premium paint and primer that contains unsurpassed durability, color accuracy, and coverage. I attended the launch event in New York City. The new…

Our Summer Issue is here! Theme: Coastal Family Summer

Excellent Summer Read: Skimbaco Lifestyle Coastal Family Summer magazine issue

If the above widget doesn’t work, read the magazine here. Coastal Family Summer The latest Skimbaco Lifestyle e-magazine issue is here! Do you remember the summer fun you experienced when you were a child? Eating…

10 Ideas for Outdoor Parties from IKEA

10 easy and cheap ideas for summer parties

I love IKEA for seasonal decorating and for party decorating! I am not a fan of anything disposable, so I much rather buy supplies from IKEA and turn fabrics into table clothes, and use cheap…