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Restaurant Spotlight | The Ultimate example of yummyness ~ M&M Soul Food Las Vegas

Yes Yes honey ♥ This place is the bees knees! If you are looking for filling comfort food, breakfast, lunch and/or dinner M&M Soul Food Las Vegas is the place to be. Now I realize as you read on, I seem a bit obsessed; however, in my defense, I only get to visit when I’m in Vegas. Soooo…with that let’s get into this review *wink* {The Appetizer} I found out about this place, one day watching Flavor of Love on Vh1 back in the day. The location on the show was in California, so I did not think much of it at the [ ... ]

Memorial Day weekend 2016 in Vegas | Vacation Recap + A review of The Signature at MGM Grand suites

Trip start date March 27th, 2016 Trip end date March 29th, 2016   My husband is the commissioner of a Fantasy Football league and one of his team owners invited us on a couples trip to Las Vegas for his birthday weekend, which also happened to be Memorial Day Weekend. Of course, we were in!! We are not in the business of passing up a Vegas trip, as long as our budget permits…Ok! The weeks leading up to the trip I was so excited! We were staying on the Las Vegas strip, which I love and we saved a ton by not having [ ... ]

Restaurant Spotlight | Creamy grits are just the start at this pocket-sized soul food joint ~ Gritz Café

~ The Appetizer ~ We first learned of Gritz Café, during a stay at The Rumor Hotel Boutique, from a valet attendant. You know we love to mix and mingle, so as we were on our way to breakfast my husband asked where he goes for good soul food. The attendant whose name was Shante’, suggested we go to Gritz Café and we did just that! I performed a Google search for the address, got turn by turn directions and we were on our way. This was in 2012, and to this day we have made it a point to visit [ ... ]

March Madness: Not just an event for college basketball lovers

Trip start date March 18th, 2016 Trip end date March 20th, 2016   We have made it a ritual to go to Vegas every year, for the (NCAA) College basketball March Madness tournaments, preferably the 3rd week in March. My husband is an avid sports gambler and I love the action in the bar and sports book scene. So it’s a win-win for the hubby and I. We went to Vegas in September for the NFL opening weekend and my husband won a parlay (a sports bet), so the plan was to bring the winning ticket and cash it in so my husband [ ... ]