Game Day Popcorn and Pretzel Bar

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on the behalf of Cost Plus World Market.  The opinions, text and photos are all my own. Growing up in Texas, football is a way of life. So when it comes to tailgating and game day parties I know how to entertain and wow a crowd! When you get to combine two things you love, football and entertaining, you know it's going to be a good day.  I'm gearing up for the Big Game with a fun football themed snack station that is guaranteed to get the party … [Read more...]

Easy Entertaining Tips for A Winning Game Day Party

Every year the first Sunday in February millions of people tune in to watch the Super Bowl. It's become an unofficial holiday in the United States and is a day when families and friends gather together to watch football, hilarious commercials and epic halftime shows.  Whether your favorite team made it to the Big Game or not, or you are just tuning in for the commercials, you'll score big with these tips for easy entertaining and a winning game day party! I'm a big fan of both … [Read more...]

Loaded Texas Trash Taco Dip Boats

Thanks to our friends at Old El Paso & Walmart for sponsoring this post!  All content, images, & opinions are my 100% own!   Our weekends in the fall typically revolve around sports.  When we aren't running from one kids game to the next, you can usually find us hanging out with friends and watching football.  Growing up in Texas I've become a hard core football fan.  We watch football all weekend long from Friday night lights to NFL game days and we are always hosting friends over to … [Read more...]

Football Flag Stirrers and Cups

I love making drink stirrers! Even if no one uses them but me, I find that they add a pop of color to your drinks and your table setup. These Football Flag Stirrers and Picks are easy enough to make that you really won’t mind if they get tossed out at the end of the day. Add a coordinating set of toothpicks, and you’ve got everything you need for a touchdown party (see what I did there?). They'll take your easy football party to the next level! You will need: Ribbon Toothpicks … [Read more...]

Easy Football Party Crafts

Get ready guys… it’s almost football season! While some people are excited about the sports, I’m excited about having people over to eat, chat, and hang out. My fiancé is a “less is more” type of person, whereas I’m the type to bring out all the party supplies, [force him to] make all the snacks possible, and turn a small gathering to watch football into a Super Bowl Sunday style party. I figured the best method was to meet somewhere in the middle, so I created some last-minute projects for an … [Read more...]

College Football Kick-off Party

Football season is finally here and we are celebrating with a College Football Kick-off Party.  My husband grew up in Atlanta, and is a die hard Georgia Bulldogs fan.  In fact, in our home, there are only two sports, SEC College Football, and hockey.  Each year we talk about hosting a season opener watch party, and there always seems to be a reason why we can't, but not this year!   I ordered all of my party supplies from Oriental Trading Company.  (They have loads of products for … [Read more...]

FREE Football Cell Phone Wallpaper

Hello there my friends & welcome to the start of FOOTBALL season! Who else is as excited as I am?? I love this time of year as it has ALL of the things I love all rolled up into one season: FALL. We get cooler temperatures, the return of pumpkin spice everything, leaves changing, candles burning, pumpkins and of course, FOOTBALL! To get y'all as excited as I am, I created a new FREE hand lettered design just for you, that I think will come in handy for ya this season! ;) Check it out . . … [Read more...]

Game Day Baked Potato Bar

Football and entertaining, those are two things I'm passionate about.  I love getting together with friends and family to watch football on the weekends, there is nothing quite like yelling at the TV and cheering on your favorite team with good food and friends.  This weekend everyone will gather at our house for the Big Game.  Our guest are going to love getting in on the action and creating their own winning combinations at our interactive Game Day Baked Potato Bar. Over 115 million people … [Read more...]

Smokey BBQ Flatbread Pizza

This blog post was sponsored by Stonefire but the opinions are completely my own based on my experience. #HelloNaan I can't wait for the Big Game on Sunday.  We are hosting our annual football watch party and while we are a little disappointed our beloved Cowboys team fell short and didn't make it to the big game I'm excited about hanging out with friends and eating good food.  I have a few new recipes I'm trying out this year, including this delicious Smokey BBQ Flatbread Pizza. Here in … [Read more...]

Buffalo Ranch Popcorn

Do you have one of those go-to recipes that you take with you to every party?  For me it's my buffalo chicken dip. I make it or take it to almost every single get-together or party we have.  It is one of those staples that everyone loves, but I thought it was time to switch things up this year for our Super Bowl party. I have a feeling our guest are going to love this Buffalo Ranch Popcorn just as much! Popcorn is the perfect party snack and great for munching on while watching the big … [Read more...]