Pregnant in Las Vegas

Pregnant in Las Vegas

I love Vegas! Its the perfect vacation destination, no matter your situation. It was fun as a child, long before I was legal to party. I enjoyed it in my 20’s, when I could fully participate in Sin City shenanigans. I love Vegas with my kids and I even loved Vegas when I was pregnant! Yes, I was pregnant in Las Vegas and it was fabulous. Right before Firecracker was due I had the strong urge to visit Vegas. I was 36 weeks pregnant and HotDaddy wasn’t super comfortable with…

Where We’ve Gone: 2016 Travel Recap.

Where We’ve Gone: 2016 Travel Recap.

Wow! What a year. I can’t believe that the year is already coming to an end. Recently, I have been so focused on our travel plans for 2017 that I haven’t had to the chance to reflect on all the awesome experiences we have had in 2016. We got to cross a few bucket list items off as well as visit a handful of new destinations; collecting more of those coveted passport stamps. So in celebration of the New Year, I thought I would take a moment and share our…

How to Make These Easy Christmas Cocktails

How to Make These Easy Christmas Cocktails

The holidays are among us! Chances are, you are busy running around Christmas shopping and attending many holiday cocktail parties. You may even be hosting a couple yourself! Holiday cheer is not complete without some awesome holiday cocktails and that’s you are in need of HotMama’s Easy Christmas Cocktails. I love getting into the Christmas spirit and, for me, that means sipping on a Christmas cocktail. Like most of us, I’m running around like a crazy person during the holiday season. So, I like to take a time-out from the…

Las Vegas with Kids: Guide for Parents

Las Vegas with Kids: Guide for Parents

Whether it’s Vegas BABY or Vegas with babies, this city offers a wide selection of activities for every age group. I’ve been going to Vegas since I was a baby and I’m proud to keep the tradition going with my children. Let me tell you, Las Vegas with kids can be a blast.Once I hear the sound of the slot machines binging and I smell the sweet aroma of cigars and sunscreen wafting through the air, all seems right with the world. Yes, I take my kids to Vegas and…

New York New York Hotel Las Vegas

New York New York Hotel Las Vegas

What I love about Las Vegas is the ability to travel the world by simply hotel hopping. Each hotel boasts global themes in outrageous ways, Vegas-style. Paris, Polynesia, Hollywood, Venice, Egypt, are just some to name a few. One of my favorite places to drop my bags is the New York New York Hotel Las Vegas. Why? Well, for a number of reasons. Location, great rates, layout of casino, great pizza, and my favorite pub around, Nine Fine Irishmen! So, come on. Welcome to New York, it’s been waiting for…

Best Las Vegas Cocktails

Best Las Vegas Cocktails

Las Vegas. The town where it is naughty not to have a cocktail in hand at all times. Where there is a bar around every corner offering one outrageous cocktail after the next. A beverage paradise with many of hotels and bars offering their own signature drinks and usually with some rocking theme. It is true you don’t have to look far for a fantastic cocktail any time of the day in Las Vegas, but here are some of my favorites to sip on in Sin City! I never start…

Nine Fine Irishmen

Nine Fine Irishmen

If you can’t make the trip across the pond to Ireland, then finding an authentic Irish pub is the next best bet. Well, as authentic as it can be for not being in Ireland. For those of us who love basking in Irish culture, all we really want is a cozy atmosphere, good Irish music and a cold pint of Guinness. Well, I found it! Ireland is in Nevada. The luck of the Irish has made a home in the town of lady luck. That’s right, my favorite Irish pub…