Party Panache, Let’s Talk Football!


Okay, so now that football season is officially underway,

let’s talk about some ways to make the season memorable

with unique party ideas and yummy noshes!




Make a flower arrangement in your team’s colors…

I made this arrangement for the Alabama {red & white} vs Ole Miss {red & blue} game last year and these flowers combined the colors of both teams in one arrangement




Instead of the usual chips,

Serve onion rings and tater tots as dippers with easy

Beer Cheese  Fondue Dip

Straight from the freezer, you can fry or bake them

People will swoon with delight!


See more unique dippers on the Beer Cheese Fondue post here




Set up a Popcorn Bar

Let fans create their own combo to enjoy during the game






Serve a buffet of seasonings and additions

Provide individual large cups or popcorn sleeves here and here

Here are some cute ones from Amazon here and here


Paint popcorn bags



Get a team pride crock pot to keep your dip warm

see a selection here and here





Add candy to Tailgate Trash in your team’s colors

You can get individual colored candies at Party City







Decorate your dip with your team’s letters or logo


Wedge Salad Dip




Shake things up with unusual serving pieces


Serve crudities in a strawberry pot with a bowl for the dip on top.  Put a ziplock bag full of ice in the pot which will keep the veggies & dip cold and keep the veggies from slipping down into the pot through the openings






How about some colored chips spilling from a cornucopia for Fall dips and snacking?






Serve your chips and dip in a Team Pride football helmet




Amp up your nacho game and serve an unexpected combo


Sweet Potato Nachos with Roasted Brussels Bacon and Bleu Cheese Drizzle




BBQ Pork & Corn Nachos



BLT Nachos




Wrap it in Bacon!


Bacon Wrapped Burger Bombs



Brown Sugar Bacon Bundles



Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Glaze





Bacon Wrapped Sweet Chili Shrimp




Wow your friends with a BLT BBQ Bloody Mary,

It’s a drink and a snack all in one!






Don’t forget something sweet!


This cheesecake dip is perfect for game day nibbling and is a snap to make

Halloween Candy Cheesecake Dip




Bake a Show Your Colors Cake!





No matter who’s team wins, the fans will be happy!!





🏈 Go team go!! 🏈


I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Love Your Creativity    What’s for Dinner?

Between Naps on the Porch,  Make it Pretty Monday    Celebrate and Decorate,

All About Home Common Ground & Follow the Yellow Brick Home

Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck   Sweet Inspirations   Happiness is Homemade

27 Responses to “Party Panache, Let’s Talk Football!”
  1. Bonnie Morgan says:

    Your football food and decor should be in Southern Living or Southern Lady! Outstanding! Yummy noshes and unique party ideas is a perfect description of everything here today!

  2. Nancy says:

    Yum to All that wonderful food! Great ideas for a football party!

  3. Jenna, your family and friends must be in heaven when invited for game day festivities! What fabulous food to go along with your favorite team. Roll Tide! Thanks for all the wonderful ideas! Happy Sunday

  4. Mary says:

    Hooray for football season! I think you football helmet server is my favorite idea!

  5. You are ready to par-tay! Even though I’m not a football fan, I think I’d love being at one of your football bashes!

  6. Oh, my! These are awesome foods and decorations! Plenty of new ideas.:)

  7. Jill Kuhn says:

    So many fabulous ideas Jenna!! Go Team! 🎉🏈

  8. Rita C. says:

    I bet watching football at your house is really fun. Heck, you could even make me a Tide fan with all that food you offer, lol! That Bloody Mary looks out of this world. Yum!

  9. Shelia says:

    Sitting here pining away because I am not your next door neighbor. What a spread–you are a food genius, and I know your family and guests have a great time and never go away hungry. Jenna, you scored.

  10. Michelle says:

    The popcorn bar is such a cute idea!! That would be fun for school parties, too. 😃

  11. Jenna, what a fun post! You’ve gathered so many amazing ideas, watching the game is bound to be the highlight of fall at your house! I love the popcorn bar especially, I’m going to try that the next time our whole family comes over for a Sunday dinner! Thank you- you are so creative! Xo Lidy

  12. thefrenchhutch says:

    So many great ideas! I especially love the unusual serving pieces, so cute Jenna. All, and I do mean all the food looks so delicious! My family has been counting the days till football season arrived.

  13. You just took me back with that Mississipi Mud! I haven’t had one of those in ages and now I have to go get one just to have that jug displayed in my house. LOL, thanks for these tips and thanks for linking up with us at #OMGHWW

  14. marilyn1998 says:

    Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too!

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