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It's tailgating time, and we can already smell the hamburgers

It's tailgating time, and we can already smell the hamburgers

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It's tailgating time, and we can't wait to chow down on some scrumptious treats Saturday before watching Nebraska roll past Akron. 

Go, Huskers!

What do you have planned for your tailgate party? We'd love to get some pictures and recipes to share with our readers. Please send them to

And just to make some of those Saturdays a little easier on the cook, here's some new products you might like to try, sent to us by Megan Peterson from Chic Execs: 

Pack a water resistant blanket

How many times have you ruined the blanket you were sitting on at the tailgate because you spilled something on it? This year, come prepared with a blanket from Coalatree! Both sides of the Coalatree blanket are coated with a DWR finish making it spill proof.

Pack your food ahead of time

For easy access, pack your tailgate snacks ahead of time in Smelly Proof bags! Smelly Proof’s smell and odor free bags will ensure that your food stays fresh during the whole party. Plus, each bag is puncture resistant and durable, so you don’t have to worry about the chaos of the tailgate party damaging your packaged food!

Bring the ultimate tailgate accessory

Don’t fuss with bringing your old beer pong table to the tailgate, pack the Tailgater Tire Table instead. This steel powder coated table attaches to any vehicle or trailer tire and is perfect for your tailgate party. The Tailgate Tire Table lays flat for convenience and storage, holds up to 50 pounds and is easy to attach with no tools necessary.

Bring a funnel

If you’re planning on making a protein drink to pump you up for the big game, bring along Funnel Your Energy. It makes it easy for people on the go to mix and make their favorite protein powder. Small enough to fit in your pocket, Funnel your Energy is the spilling solution to end that hard-earned dollar that goes down the drain each time you can’t pour powder perfectly.

Get a cute new koozie

Leave your old, tired koozie at home and make a splash at any tailgate event with Mermaid Life Koolies. With a variety of styles and colors, you’re sure to score some major talking points this season.

Non-traditional snacks!

Everyone is expecting chips and dip at the tailgate this year (snooze)! Bring their favorite childhood treat, The Marshinator and B.Nutty, instead These handmade marshmallow rice cereal treats and healthy peanut butter snacks  come in a variety of yummy flavors sure to satisfy and make everyone a fan. and

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