Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Gameday Picture Link-Up - Week 6


This past weekend marked the half-way point of the regular season of college football.  and what a CRAZY weekend of football it was!  My personal favorite game of the weekend, and perhaps one of the biggest upsets of the season was NC State vs Florida State.  Coming off a loss to Miami, NC State beat 3rd ranked FSU, 17 to 16, with a late (and I mean late) 4th quarter touchdown.  (Go PACK!)  

Another very interesting game was the much talked about South Carolina vs Georgia game.  There was a LOT of junk talking going on between these two schools, and really between these two states, but all the talk ceased after Georgia was scoreless at halftime and only got one touchdown in the game.  The final score was 35 to 7 and South Carolina moved up the polls and is ranked third now in the polls.

Other interesting aspects from the weekend was Florida beating LSU at Florida and in the ACC, Duke being 5 and 1 (this is super rare, congrats Duke!)

 
Sorry we are a day late on the Gameday Picture Link-Up, but we'd love to see your pictures from this very interesting past weekend in college football! 

Below are some of my pictures from the NC State game.  










Wednesday, October 3, 2012


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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Football Engagement Pictures


One of our readers, Ashley, sent us these football engagement pictures she and her fiance did at Davis Wade Stadium at MSU.   We LOVE them!  








Thanks for sending these Ashley!  Check out Ashley's bog at ashleyrunning.com 

We love guest posts and sharing your photos, if you're interested in guest posting, let us know!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Gameday Picture Link-Up - Week 5



This past weekend was the 5th weekend of college football and today is our Gameday Picture Link-up! Even if you didn't go to your game and watched the game at home or at a bar and took pictures, we'd love to see those too!   If you don't blog and have pictures, email them to us and we'll get them posted on here.


If you link up, be to sure to link back to us so others can link up as well.  Feel free to grab our icon.


Reader Kelly sent in the below photos from the UGA vs UT game




Thursday, September 27, 2012

Pigskins & Pearls 101


Today we are resuming a series we started last year, Pigskins & Pearls 101.  While we love gameday fashion and recipes, we also LOVE the game of football.  The holding, the stiff-arms, the blocking, the passing, so we we came up with this series to help explain some of the basic, and not so basic, rules and play calls of our favorite sport. 

 pigskins & pearls

Holding (Offensive) - A foul in which an offensive player keeps a defender from advancing by grasping him with his hands or arms. Offensive linemen are allowed to use their hands as long as they keep them to the inside of a defenders body, but if they get to the outside of the defender's body, it is a penalty


Pass Interference - A penalty that occurs when a player interferes with an eligible receiver's ability to make a fair attempt to catch a forward pass. Pass interference may include tripping, pushing, pulling, or cutting in front of the receiver or pulling on the receiver's arms