Day: May 31, 2012

Portland Timbers Game

I had a first this last weekend.  What is it, you ask? Well,I was able to attend my very first  Portland Timbers soccer game with my husband.  It’s the first soccer game that I’ve ever witnessed aside from those seen on  TV. The team is based in Portland, Oregon and competes in Major League Soccer (MLS).

The place where my husband works has a box at the stadium in which they offer their employees free or deeply discounted tickets.  My husband and I aren’t that into sports that much but we really enjoyed the soccer game, even though Portland lost to the Vancouver White Caps ( it was a reserve game). The game was slow to start but really picked up the second half. We were also very grateful that the Grandparents watched the kids while we were at the soccer game. And Melody didn’t mind that mommy and daddy were at a soccer game without her on her birthday since she got to spend the day with her Papa and Grandma.

We couldn’t have asked for a better date day. A fun new shared experience at a major league soccer game, weather was overcast but it wasn’t too hot or cold out. We got to visit a top resturant in Portland for dinner that served exquisite seafood called Jake’s Famous Crawfish which is considered one of the top ten seafood restaurants in the nation. Jake’s Famous Crawfish has been a downtown Portland landmark for more than 110 years! Excellent customer service and a wonderful atmosphere. I would highly recommend checking them out if you are in the Portland area.