Happy Tailgating Y’all!

September 1, 2012 | By and | Comments (7)
2019601 tailg307 Happy Tailgating Yall!

Photo by Robbie Caponetto

We finally made it! This weekend marks the kickoff to college football, and with it a return to our favorite fall pastime: tailgating.

We spent countless hours pouring over game-day traditions, recipes, and stylish accessories to bring you the most comprehensive, kitchen-to-kickoff guide to tailgating ever. Wondering what to wear? Want to spice up your deviled eggs recipe? Eager to impress the lot with your game-day trivia? We’ve got you covered.

Here, we give you a taste of how they do it at Ole Miss with these behind-the-scenes photos staffer Robbie Caponetto captured at the Grove.


Photo by Robbie Caponetto

Mini cupcakes offer guests a dainty sweet fix.

Ole Miss Tailgate

Photo by Robbie Caponetto

Tents don’t compromise elegance. Fine china and chandeliers are common-form at Ole Miss parties.

Ole Miss Tailgate

Photo by Robbie Caponetto

The Colonel loves his hotty toddys!

Ole Miss Cheerleaders

Photo by Robbie Caponetto

Now it’s your turn! We’re can’t wait to hear about your tailgates. Share your pictures and rituals using #BestTailgate on Instagram and Twitter. And don’t forget to vote for your team in out South’s Best Tailgate contest, running now through October 1.

Who are you cheering for this weekend? Tell us in the comments!

Related Links:
Southern Living: Let’s Get Ready to Tailgate!
Southern Living: Your Tailgate Party Planner
Southern Living: Vote For The South’s Best Tailgate


  1. Decorate the gate! – Glander & Co.

    […] hamburgers.  I don’t have the pictures to do the Grove Justice, so here are some from the Daily South – Southern Living.  You can also read more about the Grove experience […]

    October 7, 2016 at 11:21 am
  2. Michelle

    Where oh where did y’all get the Colonel Reb topiary????

    September 21, 2016 at 10:44 am
  3. We’ll See You at The State Fair! – The Daily South | Your Hub for Southern Culture

    […] Links: The View From The Top in Chattanooga  Happy Tailgating Y’all! Behind The Scenes Secrets of Monticello The Modern Day Milkmaid Behind The Scenes at Cruze Dairy […]

    September 15, 2012 at 10:01 am
  4. Tailgating Tips: Cheering on Your Team in Style | Paul Michael Company

    […] University of Arkansas Cupcake Recipe […]

    September 12, 2012 at 6:13 pm
  5. The View From The Top in Chattanooga – The Daily South | Your Hub for Southern Culture

    […] What’s your favorite spot for taking in life’s small pleasures?  Related Links: Southern Living: Happy Tailgatin’ Y’All! Southern Living: Behind The Scenes Secrets of Monticello Southern Living: The Modern Day Milkmaid […]

    September 8, 2012 at 2:00 am
  6. stacyblaise

    Reblogged this on stacyblaise.

    September 2, 2012 at 1:30 pm
  7. valerie

    My first time at the grove today! So excited!! #hottytoddy

    September 1, 2012 at 10:44 am

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