Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy

Written by lyricsmama on February 21, 2014 – 11:27 AM -

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I will admit… I am NOT a Marvel comic fan, it’s just not really my cup of tea. Hubby loves the Marvel films, and I always have to grumble and sit through them, the only one I’ve ever enjoyed was probably Iron Man but this time, I’m actually excited to see a Marvel movie!  Tough to believe, but it’s not!

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The Guardians of the Galaxy not only looks like a good movie to me, but I do have to tell a secret, it’s also because you can find WWE’s very own Dave Batista starring in the movie as Drax. So yes, I do have alternate motives for wanting to see this movie, but I have seen the trailer and it actually looks like a good, fun movie to see.

STORY SYNOPSIS:
From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand—with the galaxy’s fate in the balance.

Meet some of the Characters in The Guardians of the Galaxy…..

Rocket Raccoon

Groot

Gamora

Drax (my favorite)

Peter Quill

Like GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY opens in theaters everywhere on August 1st!

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Smash Wrestling announces Feb. 23 live pro wrestling show – Toronto, Canada

Written by lyricsmama on February 17, 2014 – 3:19 PM -

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Smash Wrestling – Canada’s innovative, fan-driven leading Professional Wrestling and Entertainment company – presents Danger Zone on Feb. 23 in Toronto. With developed story lines, phenomenal in-ring performances, and electric fanbase, Smash has sold out each venue in Toronto and Ontario since its inception one year ago.

Chris Hero, former WWE superstar: “Wrestling fans takenote: @smashwrestling is something special…I’m beyond eager to return.”

Matt Cross, former WWE Tough Enough star: “Smash Wrestling has really hit its stride and the hard-work, pride, passion, and dedication of everyone involved is quickly making SMASH a must-stop destination…I’m proud to call Smash Wrestling my home to the North.”

Smash presents Danger Zone
Sunday, February 23, 2014
227 Lounge – 137 City View Drive, Toronto, Canada
Doors Open 4pm, Bell Time 5pm

Featuring: Former WWE/TNA Superstar Mickie James, ROH Superstar Jay Lethal, Former WWE Tough Enough Contestant Matt Cross, Super Smash Brothers, and a Ladder Match between Alex Vega and Brent Banks!

VIP Tickets: $25 (priority entry, prime seating, in-ring photo op with the wrestlers)
GA Tickets: $20

For more information or tickets visit smash-wrestling.com.

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Visiting a WWE Live Event, The Wrestlemania Reading Challenge and Twitter Party!

Written by lyricsmama on February 6, 2014 – 10:55 AM -

I was lucky enough last week to attend another LIVE WWE event, right here in Toledo Ohio!

January 29th, WWE brought Smackdown to The Huntington Center and we were on hand for all the fun! It used to be that it would just be myself and my husband attending events and getting a sitter for the girls, but that’s no longer the case. My oldest daughter loves wrestling, my youngest daughter not so much, but she love seeing the Diva’s matches so she tags along too. Going to WWE events has become a family affair. It’s great family entertainment and all ages get excited and involved when at a live show.

Smackdown is taped for Friday broadcast, WWE Main Event is also taped. The event started at 7:00pm and we started out with a dark match (a match not televised) and then onto the Main Event matches, and then onto the Smackdown taping.

What I love about WWE events is not only the amazing Superstars, but the crowd interaction and participation. Most fans bring signs, just like I did for my favorite WWE Superstar Xavier Woods!

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While your at the event, you’ll see signs for just about every Superstar, you’ll her chants, and cat calls, screams and boos. If you’re going to a WWE event for the first time, be prepared, it’s loud! Between the pyro and the fans, sometimes you can’t even hear yourself think, but it’s a great time. Even those who aren’t wrestling fans enjoy themselves after a while, live shows and the energy from them are addictive, you find yourself joining in on the fun.

My excitement for the night was when Xavier Woods came out, and pointed directly to me and my lovely sign!! The only thing that would have been better would have been getting him to sign it!

I have a full album of photos that you can see on my Google+ page..  To find out when a WWE live event will be near you, visit wwe.com.

For those who are wrestling fans, you know that the biggest pay per view of the year is coming up, soon! WRESTLEMANIA!! This year, as in others, the WWE is doing a few special things, not only will you have The Hall Of Fame, WWE AXXESS and Wrestlemania, but WWE has also put forth a reading challenge for the kids!

The WrestleMania Reading Challenge is an annual online reading and writing content designed to encourage kids to read and help build a lifelong love of reading. It’s so much fun! My kids are involved already and you even get a chance to win awesome prizes like book grants for schools and libraries. You can even read the books online! We Give Books, WWE and YALSA encourage young WWE fans to take part in this Wrestlemania Reading Challenge by reading a book or writing an essay about your favorite book to earn a chance to win a trip to Wrestlemania 30 and a chance to meet a WWE Superstar!

Click here to get started!

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To help celebrate the Wrestlemania Reading Challenge and hopefully get more kids involved the WWEMoms is holding a special Twitter Party!!
When: TODAY, Thursday, February 6, 20147 – 8 pm ET4 – 5 pm PT
#WWEmoms
Join myself @wrestlingaddict and @WWEmoms and special guest @WeGiveBooks TODAY at 7pm ET as we learn about the WrestleMania Reading Challenge!

RSVP and join the Twitter chatfor a chance to win a WWE Encyclopedia and book bundle, a Longchamp tote bag, or an iPod Nano!

(Click here to learn more about our Twitter chats. You must RSVP and attend the chat to be eligible for a prize.)

To RSVP:
Email WWE@theonlinemom.com subject line: WWEmoms
Spread the word and RT this link on your Twitter feed: http://bit.ly/1cYBxmy
Join us on TweetDeck or HootSuite (#WWEmoms)today between 7 and 8pm ET
Tell your Twitter followers!

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WWE Smackdown returns to Toledo January 28th Enter To Win Tickets #Giveaway

Written by lyricsmama on January 12, 2014 – 4:22 PM -

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WWE Smackdown returns to Toledo Ohio! I’ll be there… Will you be???

Come see all of your favorite WWE Superstars as WWE Smackdown returns to the Huntington Center.

Come watch CM Punk as he battles The Shield in the 3 on 1 Handicap Match. See some of your other favorite Superstars in action including Daniel Bryan, March Henry and The Wyatt Family, plus WWE COO Triple H! *Card Subject To Change.

If you’ve never been to a live WWE event you don’t know what you missing! It’s one of the best things as a wrestling fan, even if you’re not, I guarantee you that attending a live WWE event will make you one!

Tickets are still available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, www.ticketmaster.com, the Huntington Center Box Office or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

You can also save up to $15 per ticket with any order of 10 or more tickets! If you want to see the show in VIP style you can also book one of the Huntington Center’s rental suites. Each suite package includes food & beverage and your own suite attendant for the evening. It is a great place for you and your friends, family, and clients to sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

Act Fast –Limited Availability! To book your group tickets or a rental suite please contact Ashely DiMasso at adimasso@meettoledo.org or 419.321.5030.

WWE Smackdown will be taping for the televised show on Friday night, so bring your gear, bring your signs, and bring your chants on January 28th at 7:00PM.

How would you like to win a 4 pack of tickets to WWE Smackdown at The Huntington Center January 28th? All you have to do is enter via the Giveaway Tools widget below, make sure to do the mandatory entry for your entry to be valid. Maybe you’ll be joining me and the rest of the WWE Toledo fans that night!

WWE has provided tickets for this post while participating in the WWEmoms campaign – all opinions expressed here are my own.
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WWE Announces the WWE Network Launching February 24th!!! #WWE #WWEMoms

Written by lyricsmama on January 9, 2014 – 9:27 AM -

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Last night was a groundbreaking, historical event in the WWE Universe! At CES, WWE had announced they were FINALLY launching the WWE Network! The first EVER 24/7 streaming network in the United States!

The WWE Network would feature all 12 WWE live Pay Per View events, INCLUDING Wrestlemania, as well as groundbreaking original programming which will include reality shows such as Total Diva’s and Legend House, At Home DVD movies, Original programming, classic matches and more than 1,500 hours of video on demand.

The WWE Network will be available to fans Monday February 24th right after the end of Raw at 11:05pm ET for the low price of $9.99 a month! Which is an AMAZING deal considering the pay per views alone are worth around $600 a year if you were to purchase every one of them!

WWE Network will be available on multiple platforms, not only will it be available on your computer via wwe.com, you will also be able to get it through the WWE App on mobile devices, as well as on gaming consoles such as Sony Playstation 3 and 4, and the Xbox 360. It will also be available on connected devices and soon on the Xbox One and select Smart TVs.

Once you’ve subscribed to the WWE Network, you will have access to it on any devices that you have. Watch it on your computer at home, or take it on the road on your mobile devices, one subscription will work on all your devices!

“Today is a historic day for WWE as we transform and re-imagine how we deliver our premium live content and 24/7 programming directly to our fans around the world,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. “WWE Network will provide transformative growth for our company and unprecedented value for our fans.”

You can get a sneak peek and more information about the WWE Network by visiting wwe.com/wwenetwork.

I have been compensated for this post and participating in the WWEmoms campaign – all opinions expressed here are my own.
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