Monday, December 20, 2010

Moocher Monday Giveaway: Gift Certificates to Mr. Pickle's!

It's no secret that Monday is the least favored day of the week. After two glorious days off with Friday and Saturday (like two cool kids whose parents don't care how late you sleep in, or how much red licorice you eat), here comes Monday, like a Debbie Downer, forcing you out of bed against your will at an unseemly hour, and then urging you back to work. No matter how much you love your job, Monday morning brings out a bit of the blues in all of us.

Well, The OC Gazette is here to bring you good tidings of better Mondays! We've been offering weekly giveaways for a few months under the moniker "Moocher Mondays," in an effort to redeem the least-best day of the week. From concert tickets to restaurant gift cards to theater tickets to clothing to spa treatments, we've given away a whole boatload of goodies to our readers and Facebook fans as a way of saying, "Thank you, gentle reader. Here's lookin' at turning that foul Monday into the start of a prosperous week!"

And now, to the point! Today is, as you know, Monday. Go ahead, let out a long sigh. Now suck it back in, because your luck is about to change! Today, we're giving away goodies to not one, not two, but THREE lucky readers! We've got three $10 gift certificates to Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop to give away today! Mr. Pickle's is a fun and fresh local eatery where you can find such scrumptious sandwiches as the "Hang Loose," with hot pastrami, bacon, cream cheese and avocado (!), or how about "The Hot 'T'" - hot turkey, melted pepper jack cheese, baja and cranberry sauce? These are just two of the TWENTY specialty sandwiches available at Mr. Pickle's, not counting the seven classic sandwich choices available! You certainly have options at Mr. Pickle's, which is more than most Mondays can offer you. 

Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop is located in Lake Forest, at:
23591 Rockfield Blvd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: 949.770.2685

To enter, simply peruse Mr. Pickle's menu and leave a comment on this post with the sandwich(es) you'd buy with your gift certificate! Please also include your email address, or we won't have a way to let you know you've won! Your information will not be used by us for any other purpose than to contact you regarding your prize. **** For an extra entry, become a follower of this blog! Scroll down until you see the "Followers" section on the right hand side of this blog. Click "Follow," and then leave a second comment letting us know that you're now a follower!

Three winners will be selected using tomorrow morning at 11am, so leave your comment before then to be eligible! 

Good luck and hope this helps turn your Monday around. ;)


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  1. Bacon, cream cheese, and avocado? Can it get any better? Definitely the Hang Loose sandwich!

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  2. Mmm...the Reggie-Reggie sounds good! Also, a side of mac & cheese!


    (i also follow you ladies!)

  3. the "mr pickle" with "everything" and the homemade thousand island!

    ive followed your blog for a few months now!!!

  4. the hot t! - it sounds like a unique eat!

  5. The Manhattan...pastrami and cheese! That's the way we kick it in Irvine!

  6. ITALIAN STALLION for sure!

  7. also a follower of your blog...

  8. Congrats Mcivor1981, LAWonders, and Sally! You're this week's winners! I'll email you shortly with info about getting your winnings. :)

    -Blythe & the OCG team

  9. It's the Tom Turkey all the way!! mmmmmmm

  10. Although they all sound delicious, I'd have to say the Hot 'T'

  11. BLAT!!! Can't go wrong with bacon


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