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High End Tailgating Party: Recipes & Decor Round Up

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I have to admit I love football season, but the reason may not be what you are thinking.

Is the competition? Is it the game? Is it seeing your team win?

NOPE. None of the above. I love hosting a football tailgate party! Big shocker I know… but what’s better than packing up the car and spending time with friends in a field among other revelers on a cool autumn weekend. Not very many things that I can think of.

I love coming up with new ways to display the buffet, creating new cocktail recipes, trying out everyone’s dips and favorite game day food and don’t get me started on the fun decor! The current trends in tailgating are right up my alley. We are putting the style back into tailgating.

Here are few of my recent favorite trends for high-end tailgating! Dream away.

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The Ultimate Tailgating Trailer as seen on Editor at Large



Bring this Pizza Oven to-go oven to set up a “create your own” pizza station with high-end combinations such as, Arugula & Prosciutto or Sliced Fig & Herb Goat Cheese. Yum!


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Give your guests a party favor that provides style and is good to the earth! Their own Bamboo Flatware by RePEat From GoGreen that can be used again in a choice of colors. Stylish + Green!! LOVE!

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Even Corn Hole is High Style with these reclaimed pallet game boards found on etsy.com.
{** Note :: the shop is no longer making this version so no live link is available}

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And one of my favorite tricks for tailgating with a large group, set up an MVP Bloody Mary Bar for Tailgating.  On the road or at home this is always a “fan” favorite.

What are your favorite tailgating trends? I want to know. List two in the comments below!

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And, if you are looking for even more ways to celebrate everyday check out An Appealing Plan the book.

Call it a trend or a return to the past, but I believe we are bringing back entertaining at home, lingering over a table after a lovingly prepared meal with friends. It has been a way of life and passion of mine my entire adult life, and I am thrilled to be able to invite you on this journey with me through a year of celebrating every day. Filled with recipes, tablescapes, floral inspiration and seasonal entertaining ideas An Appealing Plan :: A Year of Everyday Celebrations, is a dream come true for me a true honor to be able to share it with you. To learn more about An Appealing Plan :: A Year of Everyday Celebrations here. And of course, share how you are celebrating everyday.

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7 Responses to High End Tailgating Party: Recipes & Decor Round Up

  1. Jennifer March 8, 2014 at 9:09 AM #

    Hey can you give us the link for the corn hole game? I am in love with that but I can’t find it on etsy- thanks!

  2. Krystal September 28, 2013 at 11:55 AM #

    Love this post! I added my link to a tailgate recipe I posted yesterday. 🙂

    • An Appealing Plan September 30, 2013 at 9:52 PM #

      Thank you Krystal!! Love it!

  3. sandi mckenna September 27, 2013 at 4:06 PM #

    Tailgating advice from the folks at LSU! http://midliferoadtrip.tv/tailgating-at-lsu/

    • An Appealing Plan September 30, 2013 at 9:52 PM #

      Thank you Sandi! I posted a link up plugin but Im not sure it showed up very well. Next time!

  4. sandi mckenna September 27, 2013 at 3:55 PM #

    Tailgating tips at the University of Alabama! #RollTide http://midliferoadtrip.tv/midlife-matters-tailgating/


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