My Las Vegas Blog

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March

Best Las Vegas Wine – Dinner Experience!!

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Las Vegas offers so many options for dining – where do you go? We always find it fun to really enjoy the complete experience when time allows. This means taking full advantage and stepping out for a wine pairing option… it is really over the top! We can recommend the monthly pairing events at Giada’s...
22
March
BILLY IDOL??? Steve Stevens on guitar?? Really … you know i just got your mind going and your feet dancing (Mony Mony anyone?!?!) Take a step back a few decades and pretend you are back in high school?? Come on! Call the House of Blues and grab some friends! Billy and his crew put on...
12
October

HUNGRY … want something authentic??

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Seek out this little place, tucked back in a corner of a typical shopping plaza — you will be surprised and thrilled! When you head to Vegas, you think of buffets and LARGE meals at a Casino. Well, trust us… there is SO much more offered at the local level, you may find a new...
12
October

A Different Kind of Festival!

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Rise Lantern Festival The Moapa River Indian Reservation lit up the night sky on the 10th of October with thousands of beautiful paper lantern taking off and flying into the night!  Next October, plan on staying with us and making the drive out to share in this lovely festival! There will be music, food and...
12
October

The Full Guest Book

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          Amy & John: We can’t thank you enough for sharing your home with us. I have stayed at many, many amazing houses but yours is by far the best. Your home is so relaxing and comfortable. It is truly an escape from reality and “the Strip.”  Your attention to details...
17
April

Zombies take over Vegas!!

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Feeling a little addicted? Missing your favorite show ? Well, never fear! Vegas has you covered…. Planet Hollywood has a show that takes you back to the year 1958 in a world where the undead have taken over! Our story takes place shortly after the President of The United States struck a deal with the...
05
December

Wanna hear a secret??

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Vegas has more to offer than just MEGABUCKS and wild nights … I keep saying that, but I do intend to prove it! I will continue to post secrets here for you to discover in between the craziness! Hope something stands out and you discover a wonderful adventure! Secret No. 1 Did you know that...
12
November

Don’t just lay by the pool! Get up and move!

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So there’s shows, food, gaming, food, shopping, food, resting by the pool with few fabulous drinks…. more shows and shopping and food. Vegas! It’ll fill you up! So don’t let all that good food and the amazing drinks get you down! Take a break and hit the gym. But not just any gym – do...
22
October
Should you rent a car? How much is a taxi? Is there a bus? These are questions we get a lot and it is mainly all about how to get to the Strip… well, we found a great way to travel around, see the sights and for free! First – you just have to get...
08
October

Too many choices!

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Heading to Vegas? Do a little research and you’ll soon discover, there are a lot of shows to see! Which ones do you pick!??? We have some ideas! (1) Family Adventure – GO to the BLUE MAN GROUP at the Monte Carlo! (2) Traveling with mom? GO to “Donny & Marie” at the Flamingo (3)...
04
October

FOOD !!

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Lately I have been reading a lot about the new reason people come to VEGAS … NOT to gamble, but to EAT. I talk about food a lot, too. I discovered Vegas had great food to offer long  before it became cool! So – what is up and coming in our amazing town right now? I...
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September

Supporting Local Artists – Our first!

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We are so pleased to announce that we are working with up-and-coming artists to add a little extra flair to the house! We picked one amazing photographer as our first to feature. Jill Sanders, who has spent many years in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is expanding her portfolio to many new areas of the County and...
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August

15 Top-Secret Las Vegas Travel Tips

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The consensus for Vegas travel is that “winging it” is a bad idea. With so much to do and experience, plus all the flashing lights on the Strip, hoards of people who haven’t slept in three days, musical illuminated fountains, and replicas of world wonders, you might end up frozen on the street in a...
21
June

Revitalization?

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Downtown Revitalization … sounds to me like a pipe dream … but not in Vegas! Slowly but surely, Downtown Vegas is becoming quite the cool place. I watched it change and develop here and there – but now! It is such a great place to visit, it is moving up on my list and fast....
19
June

Our Las Vegas House YOUR Home Away From Home

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You will never leave our house…. To start with, let me just tell you that there is something about our kitchen. Turn on the oven, light the burners and the magic begins…. People start to gather, a wine bottle or two is opened, great conversations are started and before you know it, everyone if chopping...
17
June

Free Las Vegas Travel Guide – Priceless!

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What is better than having an awesome guide to share with future guests??? I have to say …. It is nice to have something to share with people when they ask about Vegas and what to do. Most people want to know what is close to us and what we recommend…. And I love to...
23
April

6 Cheap (But Delicious) Las Vegas Restaurants

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  Wonderful Places to eat that will not cost you an arm and a leg…   Sometime you are just hungry, do not feel like cooking and need a quick, cheap place to eat. We get it (with 4 kids… we definitely get it!!)…. So here are some great ideas:   1, Bachi Burger. 470...
23
April
We have a few things on our DO NOT MISS list … 1. The rollercoaster at the NY NY hotel. Drive over to Mandalay Bay (preferably in the early evening) – hop on the tram to Excalibur and walk across the path to the NY NY. Spend a little cash and get a great ride...