Excuse me we have more than slot machines


  “Let’s go on a hike!”


“Ok! Where should we go?”



     This is a common conversation around my house. Here in the Mojave Desert it seems like there is an endless list of hiking trails to explore but, researching and deciding on one a...


Happy Sunday everyone!

Well, here we are on the last day of September cruising right along into October. October has always been one of my favorite months with it’s beautiful weather, fall flavors and my favorite HALLOWEEN. Since moving to Las Vegas though its even bett...


It's the first day of Fall, which here in Vegas means today will be a cool 95 degrees! It's a hot day for tourists, but a lovely fall day for the residents of this valley coming off a summer of 100+ temps day in and day out.

Either way it's the perfect time of...


So you’re winding down on your stay in Vegas. You’ve been on the Strip, down to Fremont, gambled and lost, drank hooch at all hours, seen some shows and enjoyed some crazy expensive but totally worth it meals in the hottest restaurants in town. You’re hung over and you...

Well, it’s finally here… SEPTEMBER! 

The kids are back in school, the pumpkin spice latte will arrive on the scene any minute to the screams of fans as fervently dedicated to seasonal coffee as teenagers once were to The Beatles and here in Las Vegas our famously extrem...


...artists inside Art Square and the Arts Factory throw open the doors for everyone to enjoy their art and the area surrounding them turns into one big, glorious street festival pulsing with the energy of the local Las Vegas flavor


With summer temperatures resembling the inside of a pre-heating oven here in the beautiful Mojave Desert today we decided we needed a bit of relief and on a whim decided to grab the dog and head up the mountain for a a hike. Mt Charleston, a part of the Spring Mountain...

Red Rock Canyon is one of the top 10 rock climbing destinations in the WORLD.  In case you didn't bring your rock climbing gear though its also really great for hiking or a little drive. Only 20 min away from The Strip and you'll be in a different world. There's so man...

Well, its a several blocks of a street really, but if you head to Main Street and Charleston and walk South you will find blocks of some of the grooviest mid-century antique store in America, plus a budding bar/restaurant scene. Tired of shopping, hit Casa Don Juan for...


If Bargain Shopping Beast is your name than the Dillards Clearance Center is your game. This Dillards is the clearance center for the SouthWest region. That means it's FILLED with doubly discounted merchandise from a ton of stores!  It is a beast. Carb load and leave a...

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Bucket List
It's not my favorite term, but I can't think of a better one.
Here's some of the places I've been wanting to check out but haven't gotten to yet.
If you go  let me know what you think!

Casa de Shenandoah

Hello!, it's Wayne Newton's house.

Frank Cullota's Casino Tour

A tour by a real life mobster

Pinball Hall of Fame

A museum of pinball machines. Everyone I've talked to says it's awesome

The Neon Musuem

Saving classic Vegas signs from a terrible end

Discovery Children's Museum

Who say's Vegas isn't for kids?

Tenaya Creek Brewery

Locally made brew straight from the source.

The Hispanic Museum of Nevada