Family Travel

A Visit to the Magical Forest

This is my first attempt at a blog post for Wordless Wednesday so not sure how much I should say about these photos except that they were taken as we visited the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village in Las Vegas last week. Enjoy, we did!

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Second Honeymoon in Vegas

I’ve updated this post a bit to include it in Throwback Thursday Blog Style for this week. When the weather turns warm and our thoughts turn to outdoor activities, I like to take some time to make sure our winter vacation plans are taking shape. One of our favorite spots during colder months is southern Nevada and the Las Vegas…

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Fun Times at the NFR – Even Without Rodeo Tickets

Wrangler Rodeo Arena Wrangler National Finals Rodeo tickets are tough to come by. The event has been sold out for the last 26 years and they’ve been adding to a waitlist since 1987. You get the idea. You can find seats through the official ticket exchange, but this will set you back a respectable amount of pocket change. Last I…

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Barrel Racers and Bloggers

Cassie Hausauer from her Lipstick & Cowboy Boots blog Canadian barrel racing fans will cheer on one of their own at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas for the first time since 2012. I took this opportunity to chat with Cassie Hausauer, an Alberta barrel racer and writer of the popular Lipstick & Cowboy Boots blog that keeps…

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Who Can Resist a Chocolate Factory?

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks and now it’s time to head for home. Back to school and to work for some. Back to the new reality of being retired and writing full time for me. I’ll have just enough time to get things organized before our next trip down this way for the National Finals rodeo. We haven’t…

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First Las Vegas Concert

Music has always been important in our home. Our grandson has grown up listening to a broad variety of artists from country to pop to classic rock and even rock operas. I have to say his favorites are Katy Perry, Reba, Britney Spears, Michael Jackson and Trace Adkins, but he sings along to many others during our drives. Visiting Las…

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