Monday, October 31, 2016

A House Divided




We were missing a few family members (my Wolverine and Spartan daughters and two nephews), but we were joined by my brother and his family at our tailgate on Saturday and we took a photo of the family group we did have. It was rivalry weekend and our family is divided, like so many families in Michigan, between Michigan and Michigan State. Even my husband was wearing a little of both colors with his green and white for MSU, and a little maize and blue from his "proud Michigan Dad" pin. It's all in good fun and the game went to Michigan this year.



We were setting up our tailgate before the sun was up, but were amazed at the balmy temperatures so late in October. Breakfast was on the menu and we were cooking pancakes, sausages and omelettes made to order. We also had a big pot of chili and grilled cheese sandwiches cooking after the game, along with dips and chips. No one ever goes hungry at our tailgates and we are happy to feed anyone who stops by.

Only two more home games and tailgates to go, but so far, we've had a successful tailgate season; nice weather, good food and drinks and most importantly great times with friends and family.

Happy Monday!



  1. Nice flowers☺ Happy Monday ♥

  2. What a fun time! Love that group pic:) Have a blessed Monday, HUGS!

  3. Rivalry games are always so much fun!

  4. I've just got to come to one of y'all's tailgates! That's all there is to it!

  5. Sounds like it can be a fun rivalry - and very fun tailgate!

  6. You are as faithful as they come! I have to partiality to either team but I do like the blue and gold colors so that's my only bias! It's fun how both of these stir up such emotion in Michigan! The weather has been fantastic hasn't it! Even up here in T.C. it's been wonderful!

  7. Looks like your tailgate parties are lively! Sort of like Cubs and Sox fans trying to get along! ;-D


  8. I think this past weekend had the best weather of the entire season so far!

  9. You give evidence of
    getting along, even in differences . . .
    As it needs to be . . .
    Love your tail gate foodie offerings . . .
    Oh my . . . the fragrances!


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