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Have a Home Field Advantage with these Football Watch Party Hacks

The big game is upon us! This is an amazing chance to host family and friends at your place, especially if they haven’t been over to your home yetThe more you plan, the easier it is to execute a successful gettogether. That being said, here are some ideas to get the party planning started.  

Food  football food

Ease of access, quantityand taste are the name of the game here! Make sure you have more than enough snacks and beverages for all your guests. No one should be caught watching the game on an empty stomach. Here are a few recipes that will keep everyone coming back for more.  

Bacon Jalapeno Macaroni and Cheese Cups 

Say no more! The perfect combination of savory and spicy flavors will have these minis flying off the plate. This is an easy way to turn macaroni and cheese into a finger food for no mess during the game.  

Pizza Tots 

Everyone will be asking for the recipe for these delicious little pizza bites. These tots will stand out as a unique option and will wow your guests. Make sure that you make enough for everyone to try some 

Football Donut Holes 

Don’t forget dessert! These little football shaped donuts are the perfect treat after savory snacking. It’s easy to make large quantities of these so no one is left out.   

Seating  friends watching football

This may sound obvious, but make sure that everyone has a place to sit around the TV for the big game, as well as other parts of the home for guests that would rather mingle by the appetizers. Floor cushions are a great option for teenagers and kids to spread out on the floor while adults can fill the more formal seating options. Keep a realistic seating number for your house in mind when sending out invitations so you don’t overcrowd your space.  

Decorations  

Regardless of what team you are rooting for, make sure to let your guests know it’s a watch party from the moment they walk inYou can do this by color coordinating with your favorite teamIf you are just interested in the halftime show and commercials you can decorate with the halftime performer or general football decorations.  

No matter which team you are rooting for, we hope you have a great time with your family and friends during this annual event. We hope these entertaining ideas have inspired you to throw your best football watching party yet 

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