Something is in the water!
I was sitting here tonight thinking about how many people that we know who are having babies right now. It's crazy! Seriously, I counted...16 babies! The funny part is they are pretty much all due between July and September, which means that you know it must have been a good holiday season ;) We are definitely NOT going to be a part of the group...we have a few other things we want to do before we start to settle down and start a family (Like going to VEGAS next month!!!!). Don't get me wrong, we both get caught up in the thought of it sometimes, but we are really good about thinking realistically and we know we should wait a couple of years.
So, speaking of VEGAS have I mentioned that we are going really, really soon??!! Less than three weeks, ahhhhhh! I can't wait. I have not been on a vacation this long in YEARS, since high school spring break. I really enjoy flying, and I am looking forward to getting to experience a new airport this time, in Salt Lake City. We catch our connection there on the way. On the way home we fly through Atlanta, which I have been to before. We will be there for 8 days/7 nights. We have some ideas of what we would like to do while we are there, but are not going to plan out too much because we want to be able to relax, and go with the flow of things. We are going to be there long enough that we can take a few days to just relax by the pool, take an afternoon nap, and then go exploring that night. I am really excited to visit all of the casinos, and I am going to try to make sure I start out easy and limit myself with money. I want to try some of the machines but I also want to go to the live tables and play some blackjack! The craps tables always look fun in the movies, too. We have planned out the Monday that we are there to be our "Groupon" day, since we bought tickets for an ATV tour of the Ring of Fire, and also got tickets for a show that we are going to that night. It says that it is a combination of a comedy/burlesque show, which sounds like it should be interesting and probably very "vegas". I would also like to find tickets to another big show while we are out there. Something like Cirque de Soleil or Blue Man Group. One other thing that we know we really want to do is go to a famous chef's restaurant for dinner. Yes, this will be a pricey dinner but I think it would be awesome! I am a huge fan of Top Chef, and April really likes the Food Network so there are lots of chefs to choose from. Here are some of the restaurants:
from Andre Rochat (French Cuisine)
from Emeril Lagasse (Cajun/Seafood)
from Mario Batali (Italian)
from Wolfgang Puck (Steakhouse). He has several in Vegas
from Todd English (Mediterranean)
from Alain Ducasse (French/American)
from Bobby Flay (Southwestern)
and, last but not least...probably my favorite chef's restaurant:
from Tom Colicchio