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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 Moravian cookie is considered to be the holiday staple of this North Carolina town. Rightfully…

Travel Insight: Holiday Shopping in Raleigh’s North Hills

Holiday Shopping in Raleigh’s North Hills Oh, this time of year, there is so much to do. Trees to decorate, visits with Santa, and gifts to buy. Take a deep breath, and put some fun…

Family Road Trip Tips for the Holiday Travel (and a Giveaway)

Hitting the road this Holiday season? You are not alone. Be prepared for the traffic and for the long trip. For staying sane and safe for all the way there with these tips we gathered…

The Best of Windy City and our Stay at Chicago’s New Hyatt Centric Hotel

Exploring Chicago with Hyatt Centric Our stay with Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago was absolutely fabulous. We explored and we rested, we ate and we drank, we learned and we laughed. If you have never…

Taste the Goodness of the Moravian Cookie Trail in Winston-Salem, N.C.

With more than a million pounds baked each year, Winston-Salem, N.C. is famous for its production of the world’s thinnest cookie. It’s called a Moravian cookie. Known for its simple, but rich flavor, the Moravian…

Alabama: Top 5 Road Trip Highlights

We are always up for a new destination, especially when we can find a state-side road trip with great views and award-winning food! If you are heading to Alabama for some Southern hospitality, you can use…

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

Christmas cookies

Holidays are often times synonymous with cookies and in Winston-Salem, North Carolina there’s no exception. A longtime holiday tradition, the Moravian cookie is considered to be the holiday staple of this North Carolina town. Rightfully…

Travel Insight: Holiday Shopping in Raleigh’s North Hills

Christmas at North Hills in Raleigh, NC

Holiday Shopping in Raleigh’s North Hills Oh, this time of year, there is so much to do. Trees to decorate, visits with Santa, and gifts to buy. Take a deep breath, and put some fun…

Family Road Trip Tips for the Holiday Travel (and a Giveaway)

Road trip tips for the Holiday season

Hitting the road this Holiday season? You are not alone. Be prepared for the traffic and for the long trip. For staying sane and safe for all the way there with these tips we gathered…

The Best of Windy City and our Stay at Chicago’s New Hyatt Centric Hotel

Explore Chicago Hyatt Centric

Exploring Chicago with Hyatt Centric Our stay with Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago was absolutely fabulous. We explored and we rested, we ate and we drank, we learned and we laughed. If you have never…

Taste the Goodness of the Moravian Cookie Trail in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Moravian cookie one

With more than a million pounds baked each year, Winston-Salem, N.C. is famous for its production of the world’s thinnest cookie. It’s called a Moravian cookie. Known for its simple, but rich flavor, the Moravian…

Alabama: Top 5 Road Trip Highlights

Alabama Adventures

We are always up for a new destination, especially when we can find a state-side road trip with great views and award-winning food! If you are heading to Alabama for some Southern hospitality, you can use…

Travel Insight: Is Travel a Privilege or a Choice?

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of U.S. Cellular. The opinions and text are all mine. Traveling as a lifestyle At Skimbaco, we have made some lifestyle choices where travel is…

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…

Family-friendly Luxury in the Shenandoah Valley Horse Country in Virginia

Salamander Resort horses. Photo by Keryn Means

Special feature & giveaway guest post by Keryn Means. Shenandoah Valley in Virginia I visited Middleburg, Virginia, with Go Blue Ridge Travel and Trekaroo in June. This tiny town is in Virginia’s prime horse country.…

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…