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12 Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas

Ready for Thanksgiving? I don’t know if I am… I have most of the foods purchased, my menu pretty much set, but I admit, I haven’t even given a thought for the table setting or…

Vinegard Valise – Wine-lover’s Perfect Luggage

The Cellars, Veuve Clicquot Wine & travels For me, good wine has always been associated with my travels. From Italian reds in Milan, to sparkling champagne in France, I enjoy experiencing good wine firsthand at…

Spice Up Your Next Party with Trendy Cocktail Recipes Infused by Rokz

Cocktail infusions Salt has been a friend to tequila for a long time, but salt has become one of the ingredients more and more used in other cocktails than just your typical margaritas. Salt blocks…

Cocktails & Dreams: Sparkling Lavender Lemonade at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City

Can’t wait to visit Washington D.C. I’ll be checking into the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia later this month as my family visits Washington D.C. for the first time. We’ll be in Arlington on…

Cocktails & Dreams: Caribbean Dream on St. Croix

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…

Recipes from Travels: Capa Gin&Tonic

Our goal for Skimbaco Lifestyle this summer is to bring an element of our travels into your home. We can dream a little about places to go.  Last month, Katja shared a Strawberry Chrysanthemum Elixir from…

12 Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas

12 last minute Thanksgiving ideas

Ready for Thanksgiving? I don’t know if I am… I have most of the foods purchased, my menu pretty much set, but I admit, I haven’t even given a thought for the table setting or…

Vinegard Valise – Wine-lover’s Perfect Luggage

Vinegarde Valise for transporting wine

The Cellars, Veuve Clicquot Wine & travels For me, good wine has always been associated with my travels. From Italian reds in Milan, to sparkling champagne in France, I enjoy experiencing good wine firsthand at…

Spice Up Your Next Party with Trendy Cocktail Recipes Infused by Rokz

Trendy parties with infused cocktails

Cocktail infusions Salt has been a friend to tequila for a long time, but salt has become one of the ingredients more and more used in other cocktails than just your typical margaritas. Salt blocks…

Cocktails & Dreams: Sparkling Lavender Lemonade at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City

Arlington Ritz Lemonade

Can’t wait to visit Washington D.C. I’ll be checking into the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia later this month as my family visits Washington D.C. for the first time. We’ll be in Arlington on…

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…

Recipes from Travels: Capa Gin&Tonic

Refreshing Gin and Tonic from Four Seasons Orlando

Our goal for Skimbaco Lifestyle this summer is to bring an element of our travels into your home. We can dream a little about places to go.  Last month, Katja shared a Strawberry Chrysanthemum Elixir from…

Recipes from Travels: Strawberry Chrysanthemum Elixir

Strawberry Chrysanthemum Elixir

May is National Strawberry Month Our luxury hotel expert Leigh loves her local spa resort The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina, for day getaways in the spa or for luxurious overnights that…

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…

Wellness Tea for Spring (or anytime) to Boost Immunity

Stay healthy with Thieves essential oils wellness tea!

Welcome spring! Well, not so fast. Spring isn’t coming fast at least here in New York, where our yard is still snow covered. At least the temperature reaches over 32F/0C on many days now. To…

Exploring Malbec From Mendoza, Argentina

Forever Young Wine Malbec with two glasses photo

Photo: lipecillo At Skimbaco, we have quite a few wine lovers on the team. We have explored wines from Italy and even recommended great gifts for the wine lover in your life. There is so much…