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Learning to Host Parties at Home like the Italians Do

If you have noticed, we are bringing you even more culinary focused travel posts here at Skimbaco Lifestyle this spring. Stay tuned for many more culinary travel stories, especially from Europe. I am a big…

Holiday Special: An Italian Tablescape Inspired by Travel Warms a Home

After opening gifts from Santa this year, many of you may gather with family for a meal over a festive, holiday table. Vietri’s Old St. Nick pattern is one of the most popular Christmas patterns…

Dream Party Menu: Black Bottle Bubbly with Seafood Delights

Retro Party menu with bubbly (retro = from my college years) I honestly have to tell you: I have THE BEST “Friday lunch/early dinner”-menu here. It is light, served with bubbly sparkling wine, absolutely delicious,…

Our Haunted Mansion Halloween Party Pictures

Ever since we moved to our rental mansion in the Swedish countryside, and we saw the line of dead trees on the long driveway leading to the house, I have wanted to host a Halloween…

Get Free Black and White Photos for Halloween Decor

Easy and inexpensive trick for Halloween party decorating – create a black and white photo slide show either with Power Point for your computer, or to your electronic photo frame to be displayed during the…

The Ultimate Halloween Music Playlist

No party is complete without a good music playlist. We hosted a haunted house party last weekend, and I created a Halloween music playlist for the party. Little bit scary, little bit dance tunes, little…

Learning to Host Parties at Home like the Italians Do

Party like Italians

If you have noticed, we are bringing you even more culinary focused travel posts here at Skimbaco Lifestyle this spring. Stay tuned for many more culinary travel stories, especially from Europe. I am a big…

Holiday Special: An Italian Tablescape Inspired by Travel Warms a Home

Vietri Holiday

After opening gifts from Santa this year, many of you may gather with family for a meal over a festive, holiday table. Vietri’s Old St. Nick pattern is one of the most popular Christmas patterns…

Dream Party Menu: Black Bottle Bubbly with Seafood Delights

black-bottle-bubbly-party-menu

Retro Party menu with bubbly (retro = from my college years) I honestly have to tell you: I have THE BEST “Friday lunch/early dinner”-menu here. It is light, served with bubbly sparkling wine, absolutely delicious,…

Our Haunted Mansion Halloween Party Pictures

Haunted Mansion Halloween party photos and decorating ideas

Ever since we moved to our rental mansion in the Swedish countryside, and we saw the line of dead trees on the long driveway leading to the house, I have wanted to host a Halloween…

Get Free Black and White Photos for Halloween Decor

Gothic black and white photos for DIY Halloween decor

Easy and inexpensive trick for Halloween party decorating – create a black and white photo slide show either with Power Point for your computer, or to your electronic photo frame to be displayed during the…

The Ultimate Halloween Music Playlist

The Ultimate Halloween Music Playlist - 25 top songs

No party is complete without a good music playlist. We hosted a haunted house party last weekend, and I created a Halloween music playlist for the party. Little bit scary, little bit dance tunes, little…

12 Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

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12 Ideas for Cinco de Mayo Party Are you ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture on May 5th? If you are planning a Mexican soiree or a fun Cinco de Mayo party…

Home: Refresh the Home for Spring with Accents from Target

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It’s time for Springtime When buying new home decor pieces for spring, I wanted to challenge myself to buy versatile pieces that I could use throughout my home in various ways. When I laid eyes…

Easter Table Setting (on a dime) Inspired by Gramma’s Vintage Style

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Welcome our new writer Caitlin Covington of Southern Curls & Pearls It’s Time for Springtime My debut post for Skimbaco couldn’t be more fitting for the beautiful spring weather we’ve been experiencing lately in South…

Home: 5 Secrets of Hosting Easy Holiday Parties

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This post is brought to you by Breville. Secrets to super easy Holiday Entertaining I like big parties and I can not lie: sometimes I tend to overdo it, and when I do, I am…