Pretty instantly upon "meeting," I decided that Heidi and I were going to be blogging BFFs. Somehow we have just connected and I am crossing my fingers that her husband gets a job in Houston (or at least Texas) and we can be real life BFFs. So like any good BFF, she goes along with ridiculous things that I say. I like to pretend that she is the Ann to my Leslie (from Parks and Rec, but not a doormat; am I the only one who wants Ann to stand up for herself more?). I encouraged her to watch I Am Britney Jean over the holidays and said that we should go to Vegas together, with or without our husbands. Keep in mind we haven't met so this is a pretty farfetched plan, but stay with me here. She has never been to Vegas and I have been a lot, so of course I have put myself in charge of planning our hypothetical trip.
Where We'd Stay: The Strip is my favorite place to stay, even though I admit I've never stayed anywhere else. While the deals might be better on the far ends, I prefer to stay right in the middle. If I'm on a budget, Harrah's is just fine, but if I have a little more to spend, I prefer The Mirage. I have yet to stay at The Bellagio or Caesar's Palace but if I found a deal or came into some money, they would be high on the list, too.
Oh hey Bellagio, I would love a fountain view room.... one day! Though I don't know that I would ever see the city...
What We'd Do: Besides go see Ms. Brit? Go see The Beatles Love Cirque du Soleil, obviously. I watched the Grammy Salute to the Beatles the other night and got positively giddy when the Cirque performers came out during a few songs. I have maybe been to Vegas four times and have maybe seen this show four times. Yes, it is THAT good. I will gush about it for hours if you let me. Also, the cocktails there are expensive but huge and well worth every cent. We would spend our days going from hotel to hotel and checking out all the different themes and spend hours at the Bellagio Fountains. They make me so happy every single time. Notice how there's no gambling on this list? I mean that's cool if you're into it but I always lose and find plenty to do without risking money in a game of chance!
I actually got in trouble for taking pre-show photos in the theatre so this is as close to the action as you get...
Where We'd Eat: There is so much to eat in Vegas! Everything from celebrity chefs' restaurants to an unmarked, unnamed pizza place in the Cosmopolitan with cheap and yummy white pizza served until 3am. I love that there's a Serendipity and a Max Brenner Chocolate by the Bald Man (both originally from NYC) and my favorite, John Phillippe Patisserie, which has the prettiest chocolate displays at its stores. Oh, and I guess we would need some real food too. I'm dying to try the buffet at the Wynn - photos of it are beautiful!
No big deal, just a two story chocolate fountain with milk, white, and dark chocolate. It's massive and smells wonderful.
I know it's crazy, but Brit Brit will be in Vegas for two years which gives us plenty of time to become IRL friends and introduce our husbands and make this happen. I just love Vegas so much because there is so much to do within walking distance and every time I have been, I have discovered something new. It's been two years since my last trip and I am itching to go back. Anything I should add to the best blogger date ever?