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Project 52: MLB.tv

I read through a couple of different Project 52 sites last week and someone (sorry I don't remember who exactly) had the brilliant idea of watching NASCAR with their husband as a date. Since Joel loves baseball, I checked out the schedule and wouldn't you know it, the Mariners had a 7:10 game on Friday! That day we picked up some ball park food including hot dogs, nacho chips with jalapenos, dry roasted peanuts, peanut butter M&M's, and ice cold Cokes!
Since we watch can watch the game off the Roku, there are no commercials, but there are commercial breaks. We brought out a trivia game that if you play it correctly has a baseball theme. It's Joel's game and we have not played it before. Instead of setting up the board, we just asked each other really old trivia questions. It made the game pass quickly.
My goal was to make it to the seventh inning stretch and I was able to with a full stomach and numerous funny questions.
I recommend watching a sporting event with your hubby if you can. It's fun to enter into his world and hang out for awhile.

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  1. I love the baseball-themed food to go along with the game. And the funny trivia is a great idea to change it up a bit. Thanks for the great idea.

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  2. It was almost as good as the cheap seats at a real game, but without the long lines at the bathroom :D

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  3. how nice for you to do something that he likes. and so nice to enjoy a game together. thanks for sharing and we'll see you next week!
    tiffany {Simply Modern Mom}

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