vegas 2011

Seriously?! An ATM for Gold?!

Gold ATM

High on the list of “only in Vegas” moments - an ATM to purchase gold. You can buy it in bars, coins, and a variety of other forms, all in different sizes. Wow.

Cactus Garden at Ethel M

Cactus garden

The Ethel M Chocolate company has a cactus garden that they decorate for the holidays. I have to admit that it’s pretty strange to be walking around in short sleeves among cactus during Christmas time.

Epic Burger at Hash House A Go Go


Possibly the most epic and amazing burger I’ve ever eaten. Two 8oz beef patties stuffed with bacon strips and bacon-filled mashed potatoes, topped with cheese, lettuce, onions and more bacon. Incredible. Hooray for Hash House a Go Go!

Welcome to Las Vegas


Welcome to Sin City, my home away from home for the next week.

View from the Hotel

View from the hotel

The view from our hotel room in Vegas.

Vegas, Baby!

This year for Christmas and New Year’s the whole family is going to Las Vegas. My parents have been once before, but for the rest of us it will be the first time. In addition to the normal Vegas Strip activities we’ll be checking out things outside the city. I plan to post pictures and updates while we’re out there. If you have any tips on things we shouldn’t miss, please leave a comment.