sloppy joe bar.

this week it’s all about how I plan for the big game. yesterday, we discussed signature cocktails. and today, we’re talking the main course ..

I am creating + very much recommending a sloppy joe bar.

it can be hard to cook for a group of people. because chances are their taste buds vary. pick a comfort food staple [insert: sloppy joes] + offer topping options. they’re synonymous with sporting events in my mind. all I worried myself with was cooking the meat + finding enough bowls for all of the toppings. I set everything out and let my guests build their own sandwiches, as they pleased.

sloppy joe bar c/o LLinaBC.com

sloppy joe bar c/o LLinaBC.com

sloppy joe bar c/o LLinaBC.com

sloppy joe bar c/o LLinaBC.com

sloppy joe bar c/o LLinaBC.com

sloppy joe bar c/o LLinaBC.com

the beauty of it all is I can happily feed all of my guests from the comfort of my couch. I don’t have to miss any commercials touchdowns, because I’m in the kitchen. everybody wins! [I loosely followed rachael ray’s sloppy joe recipe].

sloppy joe bar c/o LLinaBC.com

more tips + recipes for hosting a super bowl party to come this week. stay tuned ..

whiskey moscow mules.

after quite the exciting football sunday, we now know who will play in super bowl 49. in just two short weeks.

the new england patriots vs the seattle seahawks.

although I have no significant attachment to either team, I do to the super bowl. it’s a holiday, on my calendar. and holidays must be planned properly + executed flawlessly well. so, this week I will be sharing with you how I plan for the big game. all you need to satisfy football + commercial fans alike. let’s get started ..

whiskey moscow mules // 3 simple ingredients to a delicious cocktail. a great way to update your traditional moscow mules for the winter months. also a fun signature cocktail when hosting a party, maybe the super bowl? c/o LLinaBC.com

I am an advocate for signature cocktails at parties. [in addition to the staples, beer + wine]. it’s another fun way to help tie into your theme. when I think super bowl, I think beer. but that just would not do. a traditional moscow mule is quite refreshing and makes you think of summer. since I’m in the midwest, in january ..I didn’t think that was appropriate. by switching out the vodka for whiskey, you’ve hit the nail on the head. my dad always says on very cold days, typically when outside tailgating whiskey warms you up from the inside out.

whiskey moscow mules // 3 simple ingredients to a delicious cocktail. a great way to update your traditional moscow mules for the winter months. also a fun signature cocktail when hosting a party, maybe the super bowl? c/o LLinaBC.com

whiskey moscow mules // 3 simple ingredients to a delicious cocktail. a great way to update your traditional moscow mules for the winter months. also a fun signature cocktail when hosting a party, maybe the super bowl? c/o LLinaBC.com

whiskey moscow mules // 3 simple ingredients to a delicious cocktail. a great way to update your traditional moscow mules for the winter months. also a fun signature cocktail when hosting a party, maybe the super bowl? c/o LLinaBC.com

whiskey moscow mules // 3 simple ingredients to a delicious cocktail. a great way to update your traditional moscow mules for the winter months. also a fun signature cocktail when hosting a party, maybe the super bowl? c/o LLinaBC.com

I may be the host, but I want to watch + enjoy the game too. so, I set out everything my guests will need to make their own whiskey moscow mules. including the recipe. they can help themselves + I can keep my rear on the couch. or by all of the scrumptious dips. my weakness.

whiskey moscow mules // 3 simple ingredients to a delicious cocktail. a great way to update your traditional moscow mules for the winter months. also a fun signature cocktail when hosting a party, maybe the super bowl? c/o LLinaBC.com

whiskey moscow mules // 3 simple ingredients to a delicious cocktail. a great way to update your traditional moscow mules for the winter months. also a fun signature cocktail when hosting a party, maybe the super bowl? c/o LLinaBC.com

more tips + recipes for hosting a super bowl party to come this week. stay tuned ..