All posts by Karen L. Zickes

Tropical in Toledo

Lately, my kids and I have been experimenting with making fruit smoothies at home. We’ve tried an array of concoctions that included milk, yogurt, ice, assorted fruits, juices, etc. Sometimes I land the perfect combination; other times, well, not so much

Wonder woks

Magic Wok was founded in Toledo in 1983. I’m embarrassed to admit I never realized it had T-town roots. I wrongly assumed several locations meant ‘big chain started elsewhere.' I will now be thinking beyond nuggets and burgers when grabbing a meal on the go for the family. Keeping an ever-watchful eye on ingredients due

Let's play ball

Don’t pack away those baseball mitts just yet. The Miracle League of Northwest Ohio (MLNWO) is forming its fall league, due to begin September 9. The purpose of the league is to give every child with disabilities the opportunity to play baseball. “Sports played a big role in my life growing up," said MLNWO founder