January 30, 2012

Super Bowl Party - Part 2






I realize fashion and football don't generally mingle very well. However there are a few of us trying to change that. It's time to say no to the typical boxy tee and embrace a more stylish football experience. Superbowl is the perfect opportunity to rock a fab look. The Superbowl has more glitz and glamour surrounding the day then a normal football game - from the celebs in attendance, to the half-time show, to the hyped up tailgating - Superbowl is a major party and as such we should dress accordingly.

Whether you are actually going to be in Indy this weekend for Superbowl, or like the rest of us, you will be at a house party, it's time to start thinking about your gameday outfit. Which brings us to Part 2 of our Superbowl Party series - What to Wear.

I feel you have two options. First, if you are rooting for the Giants or the Patriots then you will want to rock their team colors and gear. If you have no team allegiance you can still pull together an outfit using the Giant's and Patriot's colors (red and blue). If you aren't feeling those colors you can always go neutral and wear some key accessories. I've put together some items that would be perfect for any Superbowl event. I hope you all have a great Superbowl Sunday!

January 27, 2012

Super Bowl Party - Part 1



This week and next week, leading up to the Superbowl, I will be bringing you all sorts of ideas on how to throw a fabulous and stylish Superbowl party. Part 1 highlights some fun and easy ideas that you can make or buy. Because you know it wouldn't be a party without a DIY koozie project. 

Give em Hell Glass // Football Shaped Pan // DIY Turf Koozie // Serving Dish // Ready Made Cocktails in Mason Jars

January 26, 2012

Gameday Glamour: Jewelry and Bobby Pins




This Etsy seller has super cute gameday jewelry and hair accessories. Customized bobby pins and earrings for your gameday outfits. She can customize for any team. Check out her great designs.

January 25, 2012

What NOT To Serve At Your Tailgate


It's scary what people come up with. But I would actually try one, at least to say that I had. 



These just look atrocious and not the least bit appetizing. However the actual ingredients will surprise you, they are very clever. 



These are mildly intriguing. Again I think I would try one, emphasis on one, obvs.

January 22, 2012

Superbowl Prediction 2012




Today is a fun day for football fans. Today, we find out which two teams are headed to Superbowl 46. My prediction is the New England Patriots and the New York Giants will be headed to Indianapolis. Anyone headed to Superbowl 46?  Happy Gameday!

January 20, 2012

Tailgate Toys: Skuuzi Glove Koozie




Ha! The Internets are full of wondrous things. Introducing the Skuuzi, it keeps your hand warm and your beverage cold. I hate to admit it, but this glove koozie is actually perfect for me. I typically get cold at our tailgates if the temp is anywhere below 60 and I hate warm beer. 

It's handmade from sheep wool (insert crude joke here), you can buy one for $29.99. It only comes in the drab grey color though. Us stylish girls need something more colorful. 

January 18, 2012

Bedazzled Football




These are some of the footballs that I have bedazzled. The first one (top) was a pink sequin football that started the whole process. They are definitely fun to make! I individually glue each rhinestone on to a real football. Please contact me for custom orders. 






January 16, 2012

Tailgate Recipes: Sweet Tea and Arnold Palmer

Best Sweet Tea Recipe

Ingredients:
16 cups (1 gallon) cold water
16 individual tea bags or 4 family sized bags. (I like to use Lipton cold brew.)
1 1/2 to 2 cups sugar 
Lemon and mint for garnish
*1 cup of  Bacardi rum if you want to spike it.

If you are using cold brew tea bags, you add the bags to the water for 3 minutes and then sweeten to taste. If you are using regular tea bags, bring water to boil over high heat in a large pot. Remove from heat and add tea bags for 6-8 minutes, depending on how strong you like it. Add sugar to your pitcher, once the tea is done steeping pour into pitcher, stir until sugar is dissolved. I've read that adding a 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda, makes the tea super smooth without any bitterness. 



Arnold Palmer Recipe

Ingredients:
Equal parts iced tea and lemonade. (This is the best lemonade.)

Spiked:
1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (or if using lemonade, eliminate the sugar)
1 cup chilled brewed tea
2/3 cup sugar (can use simple syrup also)
1 1/2 cups Bourbon, Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey or Vodka
Lemon and mint for garnish

Combine chopped mint and sugar in a pitcher. Stir in tea, lemon juice and your alcohol of choice. Refrigerate for 30 minutes up to 2 hours. 


Serve in this great mason jar drink dispenser

January 12, 2012

Gameday Glamour: NFL Nail Polish




Calling all glamorous and stylish NFL Fans! KE Specialties has your team nail polish colors (extra points because they are licensed). What's nice about this product is that it comes with two colors. You could just buy the polishes separately in your team colors, but these are fun and "official".


The trend in nails these days is leaning towards the creative and applying more than one color, other wise known as the "accent" nail, which is perfect for supporting your team. The black and orange Oklahoma State nails above are on point!

January 10, 2012

Gameday Fashion: Gator Girls



If you're a girl and a Gator fan...you NEED this dress. It's perfect for gamedays, stylish yet casual. Plus the price is definitely right at $44.99. Items on Modcloth tend to go quickly, so if you like it I would snap it up.

January 9, 2012

BCS Championship 2012


Well, tonight is the night, the Championship game between LSU and Alabama. Everyone has gathered in New Orleans to see these two teams play again. I sincerely hope it's not a repeat of their November match up because that game was a massive snoozefest. LSU won 9-6 in OT with no touchdowns. I think Alabama is out for redemption so my pick to win the game is Alabama.

SECSportsFan – supports my pick with an interesting stat, all bowl rematches of regular-season opponents, the winner of the first game has only won the rematch six of 19 times.

We shall see. All the fun starts tonight at 8:30 pm eastern.

January 6, 2012

Tailgate Recipes: Appetizers










Since the BCS Championship is this Monday, we've searched the internet globe for you to find the best and most appetizing recipes for your tailgate or for your watch parties. I cannot wait to make the BLT bites and how perfect are the Walking Tacos?  Cheers!

January 3, 2012

Gameday Fashion: Old Navy Superfan Nation


                       





Old Navy has added a section of their website dedicated to Gameday apparel. They have NFL and Collegiate tees, sweatshirts, and sweatpants. Cute stuff at good prices....great opportunity to stock up for next season!
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