Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

If a baseball game isn't the perfect way to celebrate America and summertime, then I don't know what it is!

Last Saturday, my mom was lucky enough to nab some Braves tickets from work for my family to enjoy. The game was around 4, so we headed down to Atlanta that afternoon to Turner Field. Cody and I were really excited to go considering we've been really keeping up with the Braves this season. Plus, some ballpark baseball food was calling our names.

The tickets were amazing.
We were pretty much sitting on the field, with the perfect view of Justin Upton in front of us.
We were worried awhile back when my mom got the tickets that Atlanta weather in July would be brutal. But with super lower humidity and a breeze, it was perfect summer baseball weather.

We enjoyed soft pretzels, beer, peanuts and for me, dippin dots in a miniature Braves helmet! (Cody splurged so I could get the souvenir hat)

The Braves battled their way back from a 3-0 deficit, to eventually win 10-4 against Arizona. I was secretly hoping it would be a close game so I could watch Kimbrel, but it wasn't quite. Still though, completely happy for a Braves win at the Ted.

We ended our night with a much needed stop at the world famous Varsity, for chili cheese dogs, bacon hamburgers, onion rings and fries. Calories don't count on holiday weekends.

We had so much fun, and hopefully Cody and I can do it again before the seasons over come the fall!

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  1. Baseball games are one of my favorite summer activities! I'm glad you had a great time! Your pictures are amazing, if you don't mind me asking what camera do you use?

  2. So jealous!!! And dippin dots in a braves helmet =perfect!! When I come out there one of these years to visit you in person we ARE going to a braves game . . . even if it might not be at the Ted anymore before I make it there! I have tickets to see them play Seattle in August and I cannot wait!

  3. Baseball games are so much fun in the summer!! I am not even a huge baseball fan but any time people offer us Phillies tickets we jump on the chance to go catch a game!

  4. What a great weekend! Such great tickets too. I have heard wonderful things about Varsity and it is on my Atlanta bucketlist!

  5. So fun!! You can't beat a good baseball game with some yummy food :) AND girlfriend, your skin is flawless!!! Seriously so jealous of your perfect skin!

  6. I love going to ball games and I have not been to nearly enough this summer!! Loving the new blog look as well!

  7. I love going to baseball games! One of my favorite summer activities! Looks like you all had a fun day! Btw your pictures are amazing!


  8. Love me some baseball games.

  9. So jealous!!! I can't wait to go back to Turner Field for a game next month!!! I'll have to get those Dippin Dots, that hat is so cute!!!

  10. This looks like so much fun!