Superbowl XLIII

After a fun-filled Saturday night I was looking forward to a low key Superbowl Sunday. Just me and a date with some burgers and beer. But Lord knows I can’t pass up a good opportunity to decorate! An hour before kickoff I pulled out my football box and unfolded the trusty football field tablecloth. A few candles, seven layer dip and a couple of football plates later I had created a Super spread!

Cardinals vs. Steelers

To add a little personalization to the table I printed out each team’s logos and taped them to our wine and beer glasses. I added ribbons with each teams colors and finished them off with football brads that I bought at Hobby Lobby. I used larger team cutouts to decorate the little chalkboard in my kitchen.

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Hotty Toddy

Last Friday I had the opportunity to watch my Alma mater, Ole Miss, put a whopping on the 11-1 Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Rebs pulled out a victory 47-34 in Dallas surprising everyone!

The game was a blast, but the real fun began before the game with a few great hours of tailgating. Below are a few pictures of my family’s tailgate. We did our best to bring the Grove to Dallas with a nice little spread of food and cocktails. Our tailgate even made a cameo in a Dallas Morning News video (skip to 1:22) and on the Commissioner of Tailgating blog. Sorry for the messy photos; the food was picked over before we could take any pics!

A Spirited Spread

The table cloth was inspired by the Big Game party theme on Hostess with the Mostess.

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