Katja Presnal

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New Breed: Pet Tech Is Seeing Investor Interest Take Off

From smart collars and treat dispensers to e-commerce and social media, startups are jumping into the pet industry across a wide variety of tech …

Venture Capital

$221.1 Billion Generated by the U.S. Pet Industry in 2015

Another area of the study that is very interesting, and some of know this already, is how much money owning a pet saves in healthcare costs.<p>The study …

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Autumn Spice Issue

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Autumn Spice Issue<p>Published on Oct 7, 2016<p>Give your autumn some spice with our fall recipes, best scents for the fall, tips where …

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Autumn Spice Issue

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Autumn Spice Issue<p>Published on Oct 7, 2016<p>Give your autumn some spice with our fall recipes, best scents for the fall, tips where …

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Autumn Spice Issue

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Autumn Spice Issue<p>Published on Oct 7, 2016<p>Give your autumn some spice with our fall recipes, best scents for the fall, tips where …

Austin's 16 Hottest New Brunches, May 2017 - Eater Austin

<b>Brunch</b> is the cure-all for weekend hunger and hangovers with the right combination of breakfast, lunch, and lots of drinks. It's when it's acceptable to arm yourself with cocktails and coffee, while you hunker down with pancakes, burgers, and so many eggs. The Eater Austin <b>brunch heatmap</b> is your …

Texas

15 Brands That’ll Give You Legit French-Girl Style

Over the last several years, new contemporary brands from all over the world have been using French names to establish themselves as purveyors of cool, sexy, but totally effortless clothes. These 15 indie labels, however, are the real deal. Born in France, with a deeply ingrained sense of …

Fashion

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue<p>We gathered the hottest wellness and spa trends, and DIY home spa recipes inspired by wellness …

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue<p>We gathered the hottest wellness and spa trends, and DIY home spa recipes inspired by wellness …

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue<p>We gathered the hottest wellness and spa trends, and DIY home spa recipes inspired by wellness …

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue

Skimbaco Lifestyle: Wellness + Wanderlust issue<p>We gathered the hottest wellness and spa trends, and DIY home spa recipes inspired by wellness …

Travel Blogger’s Actual Carry On Essentials for a Long Flight

I’m packing for our trip to Sweden next week, and thought I’d give a look what I actually pack in my carry on for a long flight. A few things are …

Essential Oils

Our Journey in a Volvo. Sweden and beyond.

Volvo Overseas Delivery is by far the best way to buy a car.Matt and I are heading to West Sweden, and exploring Gothenburg and the surrounding area …

Transportation

Garden Society of Gothenburg – Commitment to Green in the City

One word that describes West Sweden perfectly, especially during summer, is “green.”<br>The lush gardens in the cities, the green country side, the …

Europe

12 Life (and Business) Lessons Climbing the Lion Rock in Sri Lanka Taught Me

<i>Photo by Noel Morata of Travel Photo Discovery.</i>Inspiration from Sri LankaHere is a picture of me on the top of the Sigiriya Rock.<br>Read why this photo …

Sri Lanka

Moms Choose Airlines that Understand Their Kids – Like KLM Does

<i>Disclosure: This is a sponsored post.</i> <br>Choosy Moms Choose Airlines Their Kids LikeOne Christmas we surprised our children with the iconic “You are …

Airlines

Vida App – Your Wellness or Fitness Coach on the Go (Gift idea for travelers too)

<i>Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but my experience and opinions are my own.</i> <br>Taking care of yourself isn’t always easy – Vida makes it easierI …

Health Care

Christmas Black Forest Cake Recipe Courtesy of New LG Ovens

<i>Disclosure: Sponsored post.</i> <br>Great baking requires great ingredients – and great appliancesQuality appliances matter. Just ask the woman who has lived …

Dessert

North Carolina: Your Holiday Cookie Headquarters (Make these Moravian cookies at home)

Holidays are often times synonymous with cookies and in Winston-Salem, North Carolina there’s no exception. A longtime holiday tradition, the …

Christmas

Merry feasting: Holiday menus in Montréal

Quoth Benjamin Franklin: <i>“Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.”</i> Harsh words, Ben—but we agree that eating feasts is a lot more fun than making …

Restaurants

Things to do in Montréal December 11 to 17

This is the week when it really and truly begins to feel a lot like Christmas – whether snow falls or not, the streets are aglitter with seasonal …

Christmas

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Now doesn't this look warm and cozy? Even though this is not my ideal getaway, I bet the experience is amazing (but chilly!).<p>Located in Alta, Norway, …

Hotels

Holiday Lights in London: Pictures

England

Germany's 10 best Christmas markets

Sizzling sausages, Glühwein (mulled wine) and gingerbread: it will soon be Christmas-market time again. Across Britain, dozens of German-themed markets open in late November, ready to kick-start the holiday season. But just as the British pub cannot be reproduced abroad, so the British version of …

Holiday Traditions: European Style Christmas Markets in US Cities

I passed through Madrid on the way home from Morocco last week, and was lucky to catch a Christmas market in the city's Plaza Major. While markets …

Experience Travel | USA TODAY

Christmas

The Best Places to Spend Christmas

Even the greatest of Grinches has to admit: These 16 cities, with their sparkle and cheer, can make the heart grow three sizes larger. Here, the best places to spend Christmas, from Cologne to San Juan. <i>This gallery was originally published in 2015. It has been updated with new information.</i>

Europe

Just In: Fashion Santa takes Toronto & Internet by Storm

You might remember getting your photo taken with Santa at the mall, or perhaps you have taken your children to get the annual photo- a fake beard, an …

Fashion