Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Our Laughlin Trip...


We spent four days in Laughlin to celebrate Kevin's birthday, and we had such a WONDERFUL time. I'm not going to go nuts with a day-by-day journal, but I will share a bunch of fun pictures that we took while out there. I know a lot of you wonder what we do out there without a boat and jetskis, but lets just say we don't need those things to have a good time. We're a pretty simple family and we find fun in just about anything. We just enjoy spending time as a family, and for us, that's where all the fun is!

So, for those of you wondering what we do out there for fun, we typically go swimming in the pool/jacuzzi, take Dakota to the nearby playgrounds, ride the choo-choo at the Tropicana, eat our hearts out at the buffet and other super yummy restaurants, gamble a little, ride the water taxi along the Colorado river, and walk around the different casinos. That might sound boring to some, but that's what we find fun! It also helps that Kevin gets great deals through the hotel, as well as credit points to put towards meals at the restaurants and such.

Anyway, here's how our weekend went...

Dakota had a great time going down the spiral slide at a local playground...
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Going down another one of the many slides at this park...
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We had a blast riding the choo-choo at the Tropicana Hotel.
Dakota is train-a-holic!!!

We let Dakota swim in the pool
Although, I think she was expecting warmer weather and some waterslides
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We made sure Dakota got her daily arcade fix
She even learned to feed the quarters into the coin slot....

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We had fun visiting Oatman again, where Dakota fed the burros all by herself...
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And we made sure to enjoy some yummy ice cream...

We had a great time on our post-Hawaii vacation, vacation. Grandma Debbie was also nice enough to come out for one night and watch Dakota while Kevin and I went out for his birthday. We had a rack of ribs at Outback, along with some drinks, then Kevin hit the craps tables. He got lucky and walked away with some winnings. Way to go Kev!!

Posing with mama in Oatman...


The Bradshaw's said...

OMG I love her cRaZy hair at the last picture with you LOL!!!

Happy Birthday Kevin!!!

The Kuhns said...

Happy Birthday Kevin =)
I love the pictures and im glad you had a good time! When we went to Vegas everyone asked us why we bothered when we had the kids with us and im not old enough to gamble or drink. I dont think you have to do any of that to have fun! I love Dakotas face in the pictures with the animals!

lesleismommy said...

Happy Birthday, Kevin!!!! Looks like you all had a great time! I love the pics of Dakota feeding the burros...the look on her face is so funny! Hope Kevin had a great birthday! I just love reading your blog and checking out all the neat things you all do! Thanks for letting me enjoy it!