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Happy Birthday to me!

My 28th birthday was last week, so Will decided to take me to Vegas to celebrate.  Actually, we got concert tickets to Tim McGraw which just happened to be the day after my birthday, so I claimed the trip as my birthday trip. 
Cheers - on our flight to Vegas!
We flew out Sunday afternoon and made it to Vegas in time to relax a bit, play some craps and get dressed for dinner.  We went to SW Steakhouse at the Wynn - YUMMY!  I'd say the best meal of the trip.  Will had HUGE crab legs and I had a scrumptious steak plus a fabulous dessert - red velvet cake :)


Then, on Monday we got to sleep in a bit and Will surprised me with a massage, manicure & pedicure!  Talk about spoiled.  I love massages but they make me worthless.  Somehow I mustered up the strength to go shopping at Caesars.  Will spoiled me a bit more by letting me go crazy shopping!

Tuesday was relaxing, we got a cabana and sat by the pool & our friends Amanda and Arron came to hang out.  It was a coincidence that we were there at the same time!


Tuesday night, Amanda & Arron joined us for dinner and the Tim McGraw concert.  Will surprise me and got Amanda and I meet and greet passes for Tim!! Yay! No cameras or autographs allowed :(  They took a pic of us with him and are going to post it on Facebook - needless to say, I'm stalking the page for when they post it & will share!

At Dinner




Concert

We flew back home on Wednesday morning & of course with the time change, it practically took all day to get home.  I was completely worthless on Thursday at work - my mind was still in Vegas.  I had a great trip and am so thankful to have been able to celebrate with Will and some great friends!!

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