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Family Travel: Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach Opens Brand New Water Park

With an International airport and 29 nonstop airline markets on its daily schedule, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, welcomes families from all over the world to its Grand Strand. There are 100 golf courses, Broadway-style entertainment,…

Photo essay of visiting back home to Turku archipelago in Finland

Going back home… our trip back where I am from in 30+ photos I am doing something different this Instagram Travel Thursday. The past 3 weeks I have been posting photos from our trip to…

Start of an Adventure: Biking 2500 kilometers of Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland

It was just an idea, put to me by a friend, and I tried to brush it off. It would take too long, be too strenuous, probably cost too much and I wouldn’t be up…

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…

Best of Coastal Summer in North Carolina in Instagram Pictures

We hope you have enjoyed the summer issue of the Skimbaco Lifestyle Magazine. Here, at Skimbaco, we believe in living life to the fullest. To us, that means spending time with our families. We’ve slowed…

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…

Family Travel: Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach Opens Brand New Water Park

Crown Reef Resort waterpark

With an International airport and 29 nonstop airline markets on its daily schedule, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, welcomes families from all over the world to its Grand Strand. There are 100 golf courses, Broadway-style entertainment,…

Photo essay of visiting back home to Turku archipelago in Finland

Summer in Turku archipelago in 30 photos

Going back home… our trip back where I am from in 30+ photos I am doing something different this Instagram Travel Thursday. The past 3 weeks I have been posting photos from our trip to…

Start of an Adventure: Biking 2500 kilometers of Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland

Bike touring in Ireland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

It was just an idea, put to me by a friend, and I tried to brush it off. It would take too long, be too strenuous, probably cost too much and I wouldn’t be up…

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…

Best of Coastal Summer in North Carolina in Instagram Pictures

Topsail Sunset

We hope you have enjoyed the summer issue of the Skimbaco Lifestyle Magazine. Here, at Skimbaco, we believe in living life to the fullest. To us, that means spending time with our families. We’ve slowed…

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…

Lisa Leonard $75 Gift Card Giveaway

Enter to win one of five $75 gift cards for Lisa Leonard

Win One Of FIVE $75 Lisa Leonard Gift Cards! You know I love Instagram, so when a few blogger friends asked me to team up for a fun and EASY giveaway for our Instagram-friends, it…

The Carolina Beaches of Yesteryear

Beach Boardwalk

This post also available in our e-magazine Issue 3, page 30. There is just something about North Carolina beaches that evokes a feeling of tradition. Their beauty remains timeless. Sure, modern development has encroached on…

Fried Cucumbers with Poppy seed, grapefruit, and Tabasco Caviar

Fried Cucumbers with Poppy seed, grapefruit, and Tabasco Caviar

Hosting dinner parties can always be stressful. It was great to have a conversation with Chef Sam Talbot about how to remain calm and get the food ready for guests at the Valspar Reserve launch…