Win Monster Jam Family Four-Pack Tickets

Metro PCS Presents Monster Jam®, which features larger-than-life Monster Jam trucks driven by world class athletes, returns to Toledo’s Huntington Center March 16-18 with four shows. In addition, this year’s lineup includes two Pit Parties. The new season will bring motorsport fans to the edge of their seats with adrenaline-charged, high-flying, four-wheel excitement that is fun for the entire family.

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 Monster Jam

Location: Huntington Center 500 Jefferson Ave, Toledo, OH 43604

Show times are: Friday, March 16, 7 p.m.; Saturday, March 17, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m.

Cost: Tickets start at $15 and are available at the Huntington Center Box Office or at http://www.monsterjam.com.

Pit Parties are:

Saturday, March 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Sunday, March 18, 11:30 to 1 p.m.

Metro PCS is offering fans ticket vouchers for the pit parties. Pit Party tickets are also available at the Huntington Center Box Office and http://www.monsterjam.com/. The Pit Party is a pre-show event taking place from 11:30am-1:00pm. Cost $10 Ages 2 & up require a ticket. The Monster Jam® Pit Party provides unprecedented access to the Monster Jam trucks and drivers. You can meet the drivers, get their autographs, take photos and see the trucks up close. It’s a unique experience in the world of motorsports.

 

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Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, Monster Jam takes center stage in the world’s most iconic venues like the Huntington Center, sporting meticulously manicured dirt tracks created with the sole purpose of pushing these perfectly engineered, larger-than-life trucks to the limit.

Monster Jam is one of the only sports where male and female world-class drivers, some generational rivals, are equals competing for the same championship on the same track. Following racing, new in 2018 across all Monster Jam events, fans in every city will have the chance to vote for the truck winner in the freestyle competition by real-time, in-arena fan voting on their smartphones. For more information, visit http://www.monsterjam.com/.

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Win a family four pack to the opening night performance on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m

To be entered complete the following steps:

  1. Share this post on Facebook. (Simply click on button at the bottom of page)
  2. Comment below (on the blog post) stating who you will be taking with you to Monster Jam!

 

Winner will be randomly selected using random.org on March 5th @ 11:59pm. Winner’s name will be announced the 6th on this blog post thread and on Mom on the go in Holy Toledo’s Facebook page.

Oak Openings Metropark, a wonder to behold!

Trip Advisor has it listed as #8 or 80 things to do in Toledo and I could not agree more! It is home to “the Spot” which has earned quite a reputation amongst Insta-grammers from all over Ohio as well as photographers from Michigan, Washington, D.C., New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Minnesota, California, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.  With its sand dunes, bike trails, Tornado Alley, Mallard Lake, campgrounds, Horse trails, picnic areas, etc. it’s the Disney World of Metroparks with endless beauty everywhere you turn just waiting to be explored!

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The playground is endless fun carefully constructed as to not deter from the natural beauty of the space. It is a camouflage of make-believe full of adventure!

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The Zipline is the best…

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Address: 4139 Girdham Rd, Toledo, OH 43558-9667

Phone: 419-826-6463

Website: https://metroparkstoledo.com/discover/blog/parkblog/?park=Oak+Openings&parkId=1765

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Do take the time out of your busy week to get outside yourself and explore the wonder that is Oak Openings Metropark!

 

Rasa, The Date Night Game Changer

You booked the babysitter weeks ago; you’ve got on that pretty dress, even did your makeup, and yet, still haven’t decided where you’re going. Classic Date Night dilemma! So you’ll debate where to go for twenty minutes, each vetoing the other’s ideas, and eventually arrive at the “usual” spot. Date nights becoming a bit too predictable? Sick of the “usual” spot!? Want to venture off the restaurant chain path? Go somewhere more exotic? Want to feel like you’ve gone on a mini vacation? Then Rasa is the Date Night game changer you’ve been looking for!

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I had the pleasure of dining at Rasa for my birthday and it was an experience like none other. From the moment you enter Rasa you can feel your blood pressure lowering, the atmosphere is like nothing else in the city. It’s like, if a high end farm-to-table establishment in a big city and a spa had a baby, it would be Rasa! Lol! Honestly, I fell in love with the atmosphere first and then the food. And the food, omg, it is REAL food, none of that frozen crap reheated or fried. But I’m getting ahead of myself. After all, Date Nights are meant to be savored!

First things first, beverages! Rasa takes beverage to a whole new level & encourages those dining to broaden their beverage palette to that beyond just Coke or Pepsi products. Sparkling water, seasonal Kombucha, Turmeric Horchata, Lemongrass Fresca, etc. in addition to the wine, beer, & amazing cocktail menu.

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And the food, oh my gosh, it is seasonal, fresh, & prepared to perfection!! Or at least the 3 meals I sampled were, yep, I’m one of “those” people, I want to try it all! Lol! What I really appreciate is the fact that food, along with beverages, & some of the décor are local. The conscious community connection with local businesses & farms adds a layer of comfort to the meal.

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I will warn you, it is hard to leave the little magical oasis that is Rasa and walk back into reality. But leave you must, even though the closing time is flexible for dinner they frown upon bringing in your sleeping bag. But the good news is Rasa isn’t just limited to Dinner, there is also a Brunch & Lunch menu! So call up the girls, for a ladies day brunch!

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Location: 2633 West Bancroft Toledo, OH 43607

Email: CONTACT@RASATOLEDO.COM

Phone: (419) 725-0525

Website: https://www.rasarestaurantandbar.com/

LUNCH

TUESDAY – FRIDAY: 11.00AM – 2:00PM

DINNER

TUESDAY – SATURDAY: 5:00PM – until…

BRUNCH

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

11:00AM – 2:00PM

Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays!

Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays!

Going out to eat with kids can be expensive, especially when you have a picky eater, or two! There is nothing worse than paying over $5 for a kid’s meal that your children aren’t even going to eat. Here are some options of restaurants around town that offer free kids meals on Wednesday, so you can actually relax and enjoy your meal instead of nagging Junior to eat his kid’s meal. 😉

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Pizza Papalis

Address: 519 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43604

Phone: (419) 244-7722

Website: http://pizzapapalis.com/location/toledo

Purchase one adult entree or small pizza; receive one kid’s entree plus soda free/$1. Purchase two adult entrees or medium/large pizza; receive two kid’s entrees plus soda free/$1. Dine in only.

Fricker’s

Address: 6339 Monroe St. Sylvania, OH 43560

Phone: 419-885-2141

Website: http://www.frickers.com/Locations/Fricker-s-Sylvania/

Kids eat free everyday all day. Must purchase one adult entree and child beverage. Dine in only.

Fricker’s

Address: 19 N. St Clair St. Toledo, OH 43604

Phone: 419-244-9464

Website: http://www.frickers.com/Locations/Fricker-s-Toledo/

Kids eat free everyday all day. Must purchase one adult entree and child beverage. Dine in only.

Fricker’s

Address: 1418 S. Reynolds Rd. Maumee, OH 43537

Phone: 419-891-9464

Website: http://www.frickers.com/Locations/Fricker-s-Maumee/

Kids eat free everyday all day. Must purchase one adult entree and child beverage. Dine in only.

Sidelines

Address: 2111 Mellwood Ave, Toledo, OH 43613

Phone: (419) 474-0000

Website: https://www.sidelinessportseatery.com/

Kids eat free from 5-9PM. One child per adult meal.

PIZZAFIRE

Address: 3444 Secor Rd Suite 205, Toledo, OH 43606

Phone: (419) 214-1644

Website: http://www.pizzafire.com/

Buy a pizza for yourself & get one free kids meal. Dine in only.

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Address: 5299 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623

Phone: (419) 214-3797

Website: https://www.moes.com/menu

Kids eat free every Wednesday 5-9pm

Paddy Jack’s

Address: 6725 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43617

Phone: (419) 725-9048

Website: http://paddyjacks.com/

Kids eat free with purchase of sandwich meal or any large salad and any beverage.

Original Pancake House

Address: 3310 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606

Phone: (419) 578-0342

Website: http://www.ophtoledo.com/

Kids eat free buttermilk pancakes with every adult meal purchased. Limit two kids per adult.

Ladies Night Out: Ugly Dress Party

“They’re all going to laugh at you…they’re all going to laugh at you!” that scene from the 1976 American supernatural horror film, Carrie, suddenly popped into my mind. Maybe this is a bad idea!? What if I’m the only one who shows up? What if everyone shows, but, I’m the only one dressed like a weirdo? Maybe we shouldn’t meet in public? Those were the many thoughts racing through my head just moments before I hit the create button on the event, Ugly Dress Party!

INVITATION READ….

Moms Night Out: Ugly Dress Party

Are you prepared to laugh your asses off ladies? You know that ugly dress you keep shoved in the back of your closet and you don’t know why you didn’t donate it years ago? This is why! So you can take it out for one more night on the town.

How it Works:

Come dressed not to impress! Feel free to wear one of those “you can totally wear this again” bridesmaid dresses, old prom dress, etc. Don’t have an ugly dress? Make a dress ugly (add weird layers or accessories), hit up eBay (80s prom dresses) or thrift store, you can find them for cheap “shocker”, lol! Be sure to really bring it….hair accessories, shoes, etc. because there is a title on the line, Queen of the Ugly Dress Award! Yep, there will be prizes!!

Where: The Heights, 444 N Summit St. Toledo, OH 43604

When: January 18, 2018 @ 6:30pm

We will enjoy drinks, dinner, & fabulous conversation, so be sure to budget your money & time accordingly.

Call up that sitter, remove the mothballs from that dress, & be prepared to bring it!

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Neale Donald Walsch said, “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”, and boy was he right! Life hasn’t felt that exhilarating in a long time! The Ugly Dress party was a success. I will admit, it did feel a little strange walking into a public restaurant wearing what we were, but I think we added a bit of liveliness to the atmosphere and maybe even helped some tables with a conversation starter, lol!

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All the ladies brought it, so much so that it was hard to decide on a Queen of the Ugly Dress award so we had some help from the wait staff. And while yours truly was awarded the “most confused outfit award”, we had another mom who really committed head to toe to the event; we are talking hair and all!

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If you are looking for something fun, outside the box, end of your comfort zone type of experience than hosting a Ladies Night Out: Ugly Dress Party will not disappoint! Feel free to copy the invitation above and send it out to all your girlfriends. Do remember to change the date and if you feel uncomfortable making a spectacle of yourself in public you could always host the party at someone’s house…though, I know our group would rather make a spectacle of themselves in public than have to clean their house for a party, it all boils down to priorities, lol!