Every year millions of men and women watch the Super Bowl either for the commercials, to root for their favorite team, the half-time performance or an excuse to hang out with friends. On Feburary 5, 2012 two rivals will face each other for the 46th annual Super Bowl - where will you be?
Why not spend the evening with some of your closest friends and host a Super Bowl party of your own? This can prove to be a much more personal and enjoyable experience than heading to a crowded local bar or pub.
While hosting a party for friends can add up quickly, sometimes it's well worth the money spent to have a good time. Chances are snacks and drinks at home will be much cheaper than overpriced beers at the bar or expensive game seats. Furthermore, a Walmart promotion code could help you save money on all the odds and ends needed to throw a successful Super Bowl bash.
Few unofficial holidays can get both men and women equally pumped up, and these occasions need to be celebrated properly. Not to mention that hosting a fun party for your man right before Valentine's day may just work out in your favor.
Commercials like the pug running at the closed glass door might make the three hours of football worth it for women. The halftime show also tends to be favored by the female audience. World class entertainer, Madonna, will be performing for the 2012 Super Bowl. Men can gawk at the colliding helmets while women dance to the musings of the Material Girl.
One of the great things about holidays unofficial or official is the food. Thanksgiving has the turkey, Christmas has the ham and Superbowl Sunday has a little bit of everything. Keep the cost of hosting a party down by suggesting a potluck. Friends and family can bring their favorite dishes to share for the event. To be sure that every guest doesn't show up with chicken wings, ask guests to sign up for a certain dish before the party.
Chances are the male party guests will be more worried about the game than the decor, but women typically appreciate a little extra. Since half of your guests probably won't care about the extra steps you've taken to make the party special, keep the decorations simple and inexpensive. Craft Super Bowl centerpieces with team names or football designs. The fact is, most guests will be vying for the food, but a simple centerpiece can go a long way.
While the final teams have yet to be determined for the big game, chances are a few of your guests will harbor different opinions on who deserves the big "W." Suggest that your guests wear the attire of their favored team and really play up the competitive nature of the occasion - after all, a little competition helps the world go 'round. Guests could stand on separate sides of the room with pom poms or posters to really get into the spirit of the day.
Last but certainly not least, what's one thing that men and women love equally about football? If your answer is tailgating, then you got it right! The camaraderie and atmosphere that tailgating creates is difficult to duplicate. Grilling burgers and playing games of pick-up football are nearly impossible to do in a small living space. Try hosting a tailgate of your own with neighbors and friends outdoors. Just because you're not at the game doesn't mean you can't have a great time.
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