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As the premier online Las Vegas woman’s magazine, RECESS provides a community to learn and share about community in Southern Nevada through independent contributors and bloggers.

Limited Time Early Bird Ticket Price The early bird (or business) catches the discount on tickets for the Social Media Basics for Business (SMBB) purchased before April 1, 2014. Tickets go on sale today for...

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Henderson Wants You to “Lighten Up”

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation is offering a chance for residents to get healthy and fit in the new year. Their Lighten Up Fitness Challenge is free and open to anyone who “lives,...

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IRS is Regulating Nevada Severs Tips

Gratuity Changes for Las Vegas Restaurants

January 8, 2014 | 1 Comments

Once upon a time, I was a cocktail server at the Monte Carlo Resort on the Las Vegas Strip; I also worked as a food and beverage server for local restaurants. I can easily say...

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RECESS’ Best of 2013

December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

As 2013 comes to an end, the ladies of RECESS are looking forward to what lies ahead in 2014. However, we wanted to give kudos to all that was good in 2013 so we’ve compiled...

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For many reasons, families choose to purchase a real tree when celebrating Christmas. I personally know a few families that choose this option for their children with special needs; for them Christmas is more about...

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Macy’s Believe

December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Tis the Season… for hot chocolate, family, and letters to Santa! Every year, thousands of letters addressed to Santa are sent to the North Pole. Wouldn’t it be great if they served a greater purpose...

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Family photo shoots for holiday cards are moving from the photography studio to the great outdoors. There are many reasons why I love outdoor family portraits. Natural or man-made backdrops native to Southern Nevada bring an...

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Downtown Las Vegas looks a lot different these days. If you haven’t been down to the Bail Bonds neighborhood, you may want to give it a second glance. Past the grit of the old motels...

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Toy Drives in Las Vegas 2013

December 3, 2013 | 1 Comments

Spread a little Christmas cheer this year to those who are less fortunate by donating toys and various children’s items. So many of our fellow Southern Nevadans will need our help this holiday season as...

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Photos Santa Town Square Las Vegas

Santa Claus Photos at Town Square Las Vegas

December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Norman Rockwell Christmas…. in Las Vegas! If you haven’t been by Town Square Las Vegas to visit Santa, you may be missing out on the closest experience to a Normal Rockwell Christmas that Las...

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