Friday, October 5, 2012

Tailgate Essentials & a Winner!

Today, I'm on my way to my alma mater, Appalachian State University for Homecoming weekend! Homecoming is a big deal at ASU, as it is for most schools, and I can hardly contain my excitement! There are so many people that I am looking forward to seeing and hanging out with! Fall is beginning to be one of my favorite times of the year!

In the spirit of college, homecoming, football and tailgating, here are my top 5 tailgating essentials!


1. Great outfit: No tailgating experience is complete without a cute dress or blouse and skirt supporting your team! I love to dress up for football games! (It gives me another reason to shop!)

2. Great shoes: I have worn a variety of shoes to games, including sandals, high-heeled boots (big mistake!) Sperry's, etc. Of all the ones I've tried, boots with a low heel, like a cowboy boot style have always been the best choice! They're cute, look great with a dress or skirt and it doesn't matter as much if they get dirty!

3. Great accessories: I always try to pair an Appalachian button/pin or yellow accessories of some kind with my black outfit. It makes your outfit pop and shows your school spirit!

4. Great food/drinks: This should go without saying, but you aren't really tailgating if good food and drinks aren't present! In past years when I tailgated with my sorority, our tents were always catered with good food before the game! So much fun! Drinks are also a must!

5. Great company: No matter where you are and what you're wearing, the people that you tailgate with truly make the experience! I am so excited to see fellow alumni (I've gotta get used to saying that), sorority sisters, old friends, and even some teachers!

I absolutely can't wait!

Also,
I am so happy to announce the winner of my Stella & Dot birthday giveaway!
The beautiful Stella & Dot Luxor Bracelet goes to:

Lucky number 52, Michelle Wong!
Michelle, please email me at sweetlikeasong@gmail.com to claim your beautiful prize!

Thanks to everyone who entered!

As always, Have a Sweet Day!

2 comments:

A Preppy State of Mind said...

Melody! I am obsessed with your blog design!! It couldn't be any cuter :) Have fun at homecoming!

Please enter my current giveaway! You could win either a monogrammed necklace or bracelet :)
http://apreppystateofmind.blogspot.com/2012/09/marinette-jewelry-monogram-giveaway.html

-Rachel @ A Preppy State of Mind

Sundresses and Smiles said...

You are absolutely right--boots are the BEST tailgating shoes!

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