What to do when you have promised to have a game day get together the day you return from vacation?
Well, first, you have to get together with some low key people so you don't stress.
Doesn't hurt if you leave your home "show ready" so you come home only to the mess you bring through the door with you.
It certainly helps if you find someone else willing to provide the site--that has a TV much larger than yours. (This was a complete and unexpected turn of events that MADE MY DAY.)
And Chex Mix is a must.
The daddies and a few boys camped in front of the giant screen.
The mommies never quite made it out of the kitchen--NOT because we were cooking, but just because that seems to be where mommies gather.
The kiddos ran the place over and since it was lovely out, they were outside as well.
We all snarfed the the Chex Mix.
The mommies picked out our favorite (Turtle). One mommy picked the gluten free items out of the bag (she isn't celiac, she's just watching it, otherwise I'm not sure she would have gone for it. I'd have had to make Rice Chex Mix if she had been).
The kids dumped Original, Turtle, and Sweet and Salty together and ate it all at once.
The daddies came through and cleaned out what was left.
This, my friends, is the way to have a party.
(Note: I"m still not certain whether the invitation to watch the game at their house was a true one, but they were gracious hosts.)
All I had to do was show up and bring the Chex Mix, plates, napkins, party bowl and disclaimers with coupons (All provided by General Mills).
Every one was happy.
It was a great Game Day Get Together.
Sorry, no photos. Don't know what I was thinking.
And Chex wants you to know this:
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