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More than just a Spring Clean – Declutter your Life and Support Goodwill

Declutter your life It is a great time for a “spring clean,” but I would like to think of it from a larger point of view. Spring clean can significantly help you to live life…

Behind Every Successful Woman is a Tribe of Other Successful Women (and I’m going to Volvo Ocean Race!!!)

My team of inspiring women I truly believe in the saying “behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back.” (And maybe I’ve also occasionally added “and another group…

Finding Tea and Alchemy in Ireland

Having Tea in Ireland was my Skimbaco Moment Guest post by Lara DiPaola of Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom. Tea is possessed of a special alchemy. My earliest memories of my paternal grandmother involve the gilded…

Culinary Postcard: Make Crêpes like in Paris

Crêpes like in Paris Crêpes are the comfort food of my childhood, and the childhood of my children. They are tasty thin pancakes, that are much less sweet than what pancakes typically are. The dough…

When Failing is Winning: A Lesson on Snowboarding and More

New feature: Your Skimbaco Moments Do you have a story to share? How do you live Skimbaco lifestyle of living life to the fullest? Have you tried something new for the first time lately? Tested…

6 Life Lessons from Spending 2 days Filming a Reality TV Show

Around a month ago I spent a weekend in Finland participating in the shooting of the Partiomestari reality TV show, in which the girl and boy scouts compete in teams against each others in action-packed…

More than just a Spring Clean – Declutter your Life and Support Goodwill

declutter

Declutter your life It is a great time for a “spring clean,” but I would like to think of it from a larger point of view. Spring clean can significantly help you to live life…

Behind Every Successful Woman is a Tribe of Other Successful Women (and I’m going to Volvo Ocean Race!!!)

Team SCA Volvo Ocean Race

My team of inspiring women I truly believe in the saying “behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back.” (And maybe I’ve also occasionally added “and another group…

Finding Tea and Alchemy in Ireland

Camomile and Cake, The Willow Cafe Tea Room

Having Tea in Ireland was my Skimbaco Moment Guest post by Lara DiPaola of Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom. Tea is possessed of a special alchemy. My earliest memories of my paternal grandmother involve the gilded…

Culinary Postcard: Make Crêpes like in Paris

Crepes in La Marais in Paris

Crêpes like in Paris Crêpes are the comfort food of my childhood, and the childhood of my children. They are tasty thin pancakes, that are much less sweet than what pancakes typically are. The dough…

When Failing is Winning: A Lesson on Snowboarding and More

My Skimbaco moment: trying snowboarding for the first time with my son. By http://instagram.com/desmiller

New feature: Your Skimbaco Moments Do you have a story to share? How do you live Skimbaco lifestyle of living life to the fullest? Have you tried something new for the first time lately? Tested…

6 Life Lessons from Spending 2 days Filming a Reality TV Show

Partiomestari TV show in Finland

Around a month ago I spent a weekend in Finland participating in the shooting of the Partiomestari reality TV show, in which the girl and boy scouts compete in teams against each others in action-packed…

When you look – there is inspiration all around you!

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Where do you see inspiration? Take a photo and tag with #skimbaco on Instagram to share with others and be featured in a future blog post. We all know that travel opens your heart and…

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…

Live life to the fullest: create your own path

Live life to the fullest: pick your own path

Life life to the fullest: create your own path Last week I spoke about having courage just move forward towards a goal or destination, even when the journey is difficult. Today I would like to…

Live life to the fullest: just go through it

Live life to the fullest: sometimes you need to just go through it to know it

Life life to the fullest: you have to go through with it to know it I took this picture of a covered bridge in New Brunswick, Canada, and it made me think how we never…