I can’t believe that it is college football time already!  The University of South Carolina (where I went to college for like 9 years) takes the field against Texas A&M at the Williams Brice tonight at 6pm on ESPN.  I know you will all be tuning in as the Gamecocks start what is sure to be another spectacular season.  The boys taking the field is the first real sign that summer is over.  As much as I hate to see summer go…we are moving into my 2nd favorite season of the year…the Fall!

There are three elements that are key for every GAMEDAY…What you are going to Snack on, Sip on and be Seen in.

Snack On these easy Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Chicken Wings~Dredge chicken wings in flower seasoned with salt and pepper
~Deep fry
~Puree 1/2 cup of cilantro, 1 garlic clove and 2 tablespoons each of fish sauce, jalapenos and the juice from 2 limes
~Immediately out of the fryer, toss the wings with the cilantro sauce and 6 tablespoons of butter
**Serve with buttermilk dressing

**recipe courtesy of

Sip On a Sweet Tea Cocktail

Sweet Tea Cocktail~8 Cups of water
~2 tea bags, family sized or 6 regular sized-preferably Luzianne
~1/2 cup granulated sugar
~1/4 tsp baking soda
~1 1/2 cup Chamboard
~1/2 cup Tito’s vodka
~Lemon, lime, raspberry and mint to your taste

Be Seen In

Adelyn Rae Romper~Adelyn Rae Easy Printed Short Romper

Rhyme LA dress~Rhyme LA Bell Striped Dress

NOrd dress~Felicity & Coco Strapless Maxi

It is still hot as blue blazes in the sunny south.  Dresses are the only way to go for the first few games…especially if kickoff is at noon or 3:30!  A denim jacket like this one by Mavi or this white Hudson option can be added if it cools off in the evening.  Have a great first game of the season and GO COCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

XOXO,  Catherine

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