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Ball Park Babe

True story- I wanted to marry a guy whose last name was Ball.  Just so I could be Deena Ball-Park.  Yup, my maiden name is Park and a love for all things baseball runs deep in my veins.  So naturally, I would pick this prompt for Create28.

We live and breathe ball in our home: this is the first year in probably close to 30 that I haven't played, the Jay's games are always on the tele or the radio and every night for the past 2 months, I have spent at the diamonds cheering on my kids. I am now a ball mom, toting my kids to their games and well, to be honest, I am perfectly happy with that.  I miss swinging the bat and legging out a triple, but I don't miss the time commitment.  It would have been impossible for me to play anyway with Lucia playing Mondays and Wednesdays and Willis on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  So I thought for this edition of the Create28 prompt, I would show you what I typically wear to their games and what is in my tote that comes along.





In my tote you will find a big blanket, sunscreen, bug spray and some snacks: spitz and licorice are our go-to.  There's always water too.  If Lucia is with me, I bring the Ipad just in case.



My attire is always comfortable with some kind of sassy graphic tee and cozy pants.

As for my ball gear, I decided it would be fun to dress up a Blue Jay's sweater for work this week.  This is how I wore my team's colours.





Have a great weekend!

Comments

  1. Omg you're the cutest ball login' babe ever!!! You might need to get the matching tank so we can rock our Jays gear together! I do love that sweater though!

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  2. You're so cute! Baseball bores me to death. Hahaha.

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  3. Oh, you're so cute! Love that sweater and how you dressed it up!

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  4. Living on Cloud Nine16 June, 2016 23:51

    Love the name story and how fricken cute are you, love the pearls and the bun with it!!! Go JAYS!! Jay is my husbands name too ;-)

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  5. You go to the ball park way more prepared then me at the soccer field. I bring the kids water and a snack and cooper takes a bag of guns to play with. For reals.

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  6. Your anecdote from the first paragraph... so very wonderful! I think you should still change your last name :) And I love how you styled your Jays sweatshirt!

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  7. Great sweatshirt!!!
    You need to coach. That way you can still swing the bat. I wouldn't bother legging out triples as the coach, though. Just blast one over their heads and call it a homer.

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  8. You seem really prepared for watching the game! :) I'm sure it won't be long until we're spending our weeks cheering on our little guys as they play some kind of sport. Cricket's the main one here but I'm kinda hoping they don't play it as I am not a fan, haha!


    Away From The Blue Blog

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  9. Cricket, hey...I can't say I have ever seen a game, very interesting!

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  10. A bag a guns. Ha. You should go hang out with Carrie for awhile.

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  11. OR I could have married a guy whose last name is National......

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  12. I thought about it, but then I remembered that I'm working full time for the first time and all the correcting of June. Maybe I will be braver next year. We should have a family ball game!

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  13. I think that'S why I like it. I can do other things and still be watching.

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  14. Well, we'll have to suit you up in a Jay's jersey next year in TO!

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  15. You are way prepared for the games! So I'm heading to a Twins game on Thursday and totally thought of you when I bought the tickets :)

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  16. Okay, the pearls, hair up, sweater and white jeans??? LOVE! I'm ready to jump on a bandwagon. I am glad your last name is not 'Ball' for the record.

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  17. Love the added pearls! Makes the whole outfit just so!
    ~Sheila

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  18. Baha ha! So how long did you look for a guy named ball ;)?! Love that so much and the pearls ARE the perfect addition.

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  19. Pearls? Pearls!!! Now I know what has been missing from my baseball outfits. Love the look, with the ballet bun and floral shoes.

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  20. […] wore 2 of last week’s Create28 prompts: Ball Park Babe and Easy on the Go (modelled by the lovely Shaunacey here).  So I thought I would feature my easy […]

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  21. love the pearls you added to that last look. You look like an angel...i mean blue jay :) And that's a lot of baseball practice happening at your house :) Oh and I know someone with the last name Ball, although he's married now, sorry...hehe.

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  22. It's really not very interesting to watch at all, haha!

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  23. […] Hello friends! Today is the last day of Create28 and we are finishing strong with Super Stripes! I don’t think I have ever met a stripe I didn’t like and this swing dress from Old Navy is amazing. As in, I own it in about 4 colors. If you haven’t gotten one yet, I recommend that you do. It won’t disappoint! I wore this particular outfit when I went to a Twin’s game last week. I’m all about being a Ballpark Babe ala Deena at Shoes to Shiraz. […]

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