A Time to Be Thankful

Thankful: it’s a word that gets tossed around a lot this time of year as November arrives and 2017 begins to draw to a close. And although it typically marks the winding down of the year, November is also a season of beginnings. This month begins the season of giving and the season of receiving. It begins the season of…

Out of the Kitchen

Chef Jaret Blinn’s interest in cooking started at a young age through cooking with his family and his love of Martin Yan’s cooking show. Though it started out as a hobby, Blinn found a way to make it his career. His cooking experiences span to many places, from being a chef at the Ritz-Carlton in Maui to working in San…

Thanksgiving Traditions

Family traditions come in all shapes and sizes and mine are no exception. With the majority of my family living in Montana, my husband, son Isaac and I are quite grateful for our Windermere Family traditions here in Las Vegas. We take the opportunity to host a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration where all our Windermere agents, staff, business partners and their…

Holiday Wine Pairings

“Rich, full-bodied whites like Chardonnay, Viognier, Gewürztraminer and Rhône White Blends pair delightfully with many of the dishes found on the Thanksgiving table. For example, pumpkin soup or butternut squash with brown butter and sage is a delicious match for a richly textured Chardonnay. The warmer spices of autumn, like nutmeg, cinnamon and clove, are complementary to this style of…

Destination: Valley of Fire

Why take a road trip to the Valley of Fire? It’s close, inexpensive and fascinating. Less than 60 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, Valley of Fire feels like another world. So much so, it was selected for the outside Mars scenes in the movie "Total Recall" with Arnold Schwarzenegger as well as numerous other movies, TV shows and commercials.

Little Chefs

A great dessert or easy appetizer, these mini pumpkin pies will please everyone at your Thanksgiving dinner. Great to make with the family, kids will enjoy mixing the ingredients decorating the pumpkin pies.

November 2017 Around Town

Mayor Debra March has been selected to serve in the Governing Institute’s Women in Government Leadership Program Class of 2018. Mayor March is one of only 25 new participants selected for the yearlong program designed to promote and support elected women leaders from across the nation.

Fall into October

Shorter days spent at school and outside and the cooler weather after those dreaded dog days of summer. The taste of apple cider and perfect pumpkin pastries—so much pumpkin. The Saturday football days and the chili-in-the-Crock-Pot Sunday football afternoons.

Paseo Verde Library 15th Birthday Party

On August 24, the Paseo Verde Library celebrated its 15th birthday. The day included a special storytime with Clifford the Big Red Dog, a meet and greet with library partners and a walking tour. Guests heard from Henderson Mayor Debra March and Henderson Libraries Executive Director Marcie Smedley.

October 2017 Around Town

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon-butting for Public Works Coffee Bar in late August. Public Works Coffee Bar is a small independently owned business that has been created to serve hand crafted coffee and tea for people who live and work in and around downtown Henderson. Public Works is a key element of a larger…