OMG..Not You AGAIN?!?! (Another day with Melanie - shopping & clubbing)

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Melanie and I - Yard House

After getting quite a bit of work done, I was ready to go play with Melanie for the afternoon  in anticipation of our big clubbing night at The Bank @ Bellagio!  YEAH!  We were meeting up with a friend of ours, Desiree, at the Yard House for lunch and a little travel networking who we had seen for a little bit the night before at Blue Martini.  Desiree organizes several social groups through meetup.com and that is how I met her....not realizing at first how much we really all had in common.  The Yard House is one of my favorite restaurants and this was my first time at the new one here in Vegas. Dang them for finally building one as I was already moving back to Cali!  The Yard House features a great Happy Hour menu with select appetizers half off as well as many of their micrbrews! SWEET!

After a quick bite and my favorite Lost Coast Brewery - Downtown Brown, we were off to shop and get ready to head out dancing!  Melanie of course had to stop at Yogurtland, her new favorite place (although they only feature one sugar free flavor so I am surprised she likes it.

Melanie, Ryan, and Me - Napkin Nights - Bank @ Bellagio
..LOL).  We then made a mad dash to several stores to finish up shopping and barely had enough time to get home and get ready to make it to the club by 11pm. 

We met up with Melanie's friend who was getting us in and headed over to try and find the "guest list" line.  Yeah, didn't really exist.  We had to kinda fight our way to the front where it seemed as though they were picking and choosing who they wanted to let in based on the slutiness of the females' outfits!  Melanie finally got someone's attention to have them check for us on the list.  In the meantime, we talked to two people who asked if there was any way Mel could include them on her list so we did (we had down for 10 people and only 3 of us actually ended up making it so we had plenty of spots left).

Ryan and I
  About 20 minutes go by and we are finally in the club which seems pretty cool.  Drinks and we are off to the dance floor which was packed!  I liked their VIP sections here since they are right on the dance floor so you have a good view of everything.  We are talking about doing VIP service for the meet up in September which I think is the way to go. 

Nothing too crazy to report from our night out (shocking I know) - Melanie's friend Ryan came with us and we all hung out and danced, taking breaks to people watch periodically.  It was Cory Feldman's Birthday celebration night so we heard him sing and I think I saw a glimpse of him at one point in the night.

We made some new friends from Los Angeles who hung out and were buying Ryan's drinks.

Melanie and I screwing around
..although poor Ryan couldn't handle them as he was pretty trashed before we even got to the club.  Being the good friend that I am, I took them off his hands and let the guys think he was finishing them.  LOL.  And no, they were not into Ryan....one of the guys was "in love" with Melanie and he thought Ryan was her brother so he was doing everything in his power to win the "respect" of Ryan. HA HA HA . 

We finally got out of there at almost 4am and decided to check out the Bellagio Conservatory which I LOVE and haven't seen the latest display.  OMG- their 4th of July one was spectacular!  I loved it and it was even better because it was practically deserted!  We stopped and took a few pictures - they even had a replica of the Bellagio itself, complete with the fountain show!  It was just amazing! Poor Ryan just wanted to go to sleep and here Melanie and I are keeping him there taking photos of us! HA HA.

Melanie and I in front of the Bellagio replica
  We get back to the car and Melanie decides she has the munchies and we are going to stop at Roberto's Tacos (great place here in Vegas) for greasy nachos!  Ryan is already passed out in the backseat, clutching a can of green tea for some reason!  As we make our stop, Mel and I are laughing at poor Ryan who hasn't moved an inch in the car since we left Bellagio.  Someone asks us what is so funny so we point to Ryan and several other people all kinda check him out passed out in the car!! LOL.

Back to the house, we make a bed on the couch for Ryan and walk him into the house whereupon he falls right back to sleep.  Melanie grabs our nachos and we head into the guest room where I am sleeping to do what of course......

Our chicken nachos....and look what's up on Mel's laptop
.eat nachos and start blogging at 5:30am!! HA HA HA.  I am trying to upload pics and falling fast asleep laying on the floor.  Finally, I boot Melanie out at 6:30am so I can try to get 2 hours of sleep...I had to be back at Lisa's by 10:30am as we had an 11am appt to go try on bridesmaid dresses for her wedding next May!!! Eeeeeeeek. 

mellemel8 says:
hahah good times as always. you know ryan has a profile here, rye111 :)
Posted on: Jul 21, 2008
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Melanie and I - Yard House
Melanie and I - Yard House
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Melanie, Ryan, and Me - Napkin Ni…
Ryan and I
Ryan and I
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Melanie and I screwing around
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Melanie and I in front of the Bel…
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Our chicken nachos....and look wh…
Melanie and Me - Yard House
Melanie and Me - Yard House
Mel and Ryan
Mel and Ryan
Melanie and I
Melanie and I
Melanies friend Ryan
Melanie's friend Ryan
The guys we added to our guest list
The guys we added to our guest list
Another view onto the dance floor
Another view onto the dance floor
Me and Ryan
Me and Ryan
Melanies imitation of Ryans pose
Melanie's imitation of Ryan's pose
Sexy Melanie! Whoo Hoo
Sexy Melanie! Whoo Hoo
Ryan in his usual pose
Ryan in his usual pose
Me!
Me!
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HA HA HA..Just kidding - she's so…
Ryan..open your eyes!
Ryan..open your eyes!
Me and Ryan dancing
Me and Ryan dancing
Ryan and I again
Ryan and I again
The Bank @ Bellagio - dance floor
The Bank @ Bellagio - dance floor
The Melanie sandwich
The Melanie sandwich
Mel with George
Mel with George
Alex
Alex
Ryan goofing off again
Ryan goofing off again
Uuuuh, one of Alexs brothers (for…
Uuuuh, one of Alex's brothers (fo…
Awww...dont we look like Angels!
Awww...don't we look like Angels!
Dang Ryan...open your eyes! LOL
Dang Ryan...open your eyes! LOL
Ok, better one!
Ok, better one!
Alex and gang
Alex and gang
The brothers
The brothers
The camera shy one and I
The camera shy one and I
Me and Alex
Me and Alex
Mel and I with the guys
Mel and I with the guys
View down into the VIP area
View down into the VIP area
VIP area
VIP area
Entering the Bellagio Atrium
Entering the Bellagio Atrium
Train in the atrium
Train in the atrium
Atrium
Atrium
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Melanie and I with the squawking …
The Bears at Bellagio
The Bears at Bellagio
Another view into the atrium
Another view into the atrium
Distant shot of the train
Distant shot of the train
Ryan and I with the eagles
Ryan and I with the eagles
Looking back into Bellagio
Looking back into Bellagio
Ryan and Melanie with the eagles
Ryan and Melanie with the eagles
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The face in the tree....ooooh cre…
Ryan and Melanie
Ryan and Melanie
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Yeah, Ryan looks a little buzzed …
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Ryan, Melanie, and I with the cra…
Train tracks
Train tracks
Look at the train go! Whoosh!
Look at the train go! Whoosh!
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Another view of the face in the t…
Bellagio replica
Bellagio replica
Mt. Rushmore
Mt. Rushmore
Mt. Rushmore
Mt. Rushmore
Pic of Cory Feldman from Napkin Ni…
Pic of Cory Feldman from Napkin N…
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Cory Feldman - Napkin Nights phot…
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