The Bears didn’t make the Super Bowl this year. No need to boo-hoo (and tell your spouse to quit whining). Our team’s non-participation makes this the perfect year to throw a party.
No crying in the beer if the home team blows it. We’ve got no skin in the game, so we can relax and enjoy…the ads!
Here’s the scoop: It’s the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, February 6 and kick off time is 5:30 pm (CST). We’ve pulled together some ideas for a kickin’ party:
No need for the engraved paper version. Go online with one of these two less-well known sites:
www.manvite.com for an “R” rated invite (and homepage)
www.paperlesspost.com if you’re going classy
Buy Super Bowl Paper Goods:
Card and Party Giant
1015 Waukegan Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025
Crossroads Shopping Center
227 Skokie Valley Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
If you’re interested in take-out, click here for a Kick-off to a Great Party. But if you’re going for the traditional, chicken or vegetarian chili, check out the winner’s of Make It Better’s first-ever chili contest.
You can keep it simple by just using football-themed plates, etc. Oriental Trading Company has lots of cheap, fun Mardi Gras supplies (and you can reuse them for Fat Tuesday)
Fun and Games:
Set up a 10 x 10 Super Bowl pool: http://www.runyourpool.com/start_pool/nfl_superbowl_squares.cfm
For Guests More Interested in the Ads: Check out An Insider’s Guide to Super Bowl Commercials. And for the current list of ads, go to Spotbowl.