Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Viva Las Vegas...

Las Vegas! What a classy place... This was my first trip to Vegas since I was about 12 years old. We went with Ryan's parents to watch BYU play in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Our first day we drove past the Sexxpresso Coffee Shop and I HAD to take a picture because it looked like such an up-scale establishment. On Friday night we went to Fremont Street, and there were millions of Santa's standing around waiting for something to happen. Naturally I picked my two favorite and asked them for a picture.  They were very drunk and also very nice.
After riding the New York New York Rollercoaster TWICE, we visited the M&M factory and the Coke factory. I really enjoyed both, but my favorite part was getting my picture with the coke bear. Shortly after that picture was taken, he gave me a big kiss. If you didn't know-- I love diet coke more than I should, which enhanced the entire experience for me. Ryan on the other hand didn't find it quite as exciting. 
We went and walked through the gardens at the Belagio one night, how AMAZING! There were life-size reindeer made completely of almonds. Giant mirrors that made up gigantic gifts, and abominable sized snowmen made from Candy and Flowers alone. I was very impressed, since I just took 3D design, and found it extremely difficult to do even small projects. 
We went to watch BYU play which was very disappointing. I don't really care for them anyhow, but even I was bummed at what a poor showing they had; mainly because it makes Ryan grumpy when they loose. 
Last but not least we stopped in Mesquite on our way home, to visit Grandma Dorothy and Grandpa Harvey. It was really fun to see them, and catch up. 
Viva Las Vegas.


  1. I am a bit of a "ding-bat" and posted this wrong...not quite sure how to fix it...

  2. O wow...those santa's are something else....you fit right in!

  3. OMG, Ama!! I am sooo jealous that you were there surrounded by all of those Santa's! I bet I would've laughed a lot if I were there :) The Bellagio sounds AMAZING! I've never been to LV during the Christmas season, I guess I'll need to!

  4. I'm so glad you have a blog! blogging is addicting and you guys look awesome! if you liked Las Vegas at Christmastime, you should go at NASCAR time:)

  5. You are so funny Amy! We need to see you guys!

  6. I want some Sexpresso!!! Did you bring me any?! Cute blog!