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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…

Travel Insight: Is Travel a Privilege or a Choice?

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

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

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

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…

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…

Get the Outer Banks Lux Coastal Style

Sanderling Coastal Luxury for Home

Stylish Beach Luxury Luxury doesn’t have to be grand and opulent. Luxury is sometimes best when its understated. Simple. You are not going to find a lot of glitz and glam in North Carolina’s Outer…

Culinary Postcard: Leigh’s Shrimp and Feta Pasta Salad from Topsail Island

Grover's  Feta and Shrimp Pasta Salad

Topsail Island Summer Vacations For nine years, I’ve vacationed with my husband’s family on Topsail Island, North Carolina.  This simple island calls for lazy beach days, Gin & Tonic drinks on the porch, and home-cooked…

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…

5 Things You Must Experience on NC’s Crystal Coast

waterfront town, boating

Time to visit North Carolina North Carolina’s Carteret County encompasses 85 miles of coastline from Emerald Isle to Harker’s Island. This area is often referred to as  North Carolina’s southern outer banks by those who live outside of…