So I missed Pinteresting Tuesday and due to packing, traveling, and recovering, I have not been really posting much. I am sorry.
We spent 4 days in Vegas starting on Saturday. It was wonderful. We saw my grandma, uncle, and some of my other relatives from Hawai’i. I love seeing them and wish I got to see them more than just once every other year. If only I could win the lottery (or at least have won a big jackpot while there) then maybe we could afford to go out there twice a year like my family does.
My uncle had his birthday while we were there and my brother celebrated his birthday in Vegas too… only we missed it because we came out 2 days after the rest of my family. Unfortunately, the gambling gods (if there are any) did not smile on the birthday boys. We also celebrated my daughter’s birthday even though it was earlier in the week. My grandmother brought leis to celebrate… The men got seaweed leis and my kids got leis made out of gummy candies. Needless to say, my kids loooved their leis.
It was also a special trip because it was the first time we had friends meet us there. My friends and my daughter’s godparents, who moved to Texas in January, joined us. It was her godfather’s birthday the week before so it was another birthday to celebrate. We also had fun spending a little adult time gambling with them. I think my husband loved having someone to hang out at the craps table with him. I got to share my love of fake horse/greyhound racing machines with them… Seriously, if you have not tried out this machine, you should look for it next time you go. Nothing is more fun that betting on fake racers…especially if you are graced with a rowdy bunch of people with you at the game. Continue reading