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31 Last-Minute Super Bowl Party Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier

These game-changing party tips will let you focus on what's really important — THE GAME.

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6. Run out of ice? Freeze individual water bottles and use them as ice packs in your cooler.

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This way, when they melt, people have water to drink, which is important for a long day of heavy drinking.

25. Place a couple olive pits or toothpicks into the discard dish so that guests know what it's for.

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Psychology 101: If you don't hint at your guests what that little dish is for, they'll end up leaving their dirty toothpicks on the appetizer platter.

26. Oreo ice cream sandwiches are a super easy way to incorporate your team's colors into your dessert.

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Replace the cream filling with ice cream and roll in your ideal colored sprinkle mixture. Directions here.

27. Turn any potato skins into FOOTBALL potato skins with some piped sour cream.

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Just place the sour cream mixture into a Ziploc bag and snip the corner. Use as an impromptu piping tool.

Recipe here.

31. Buy your alcohol from Costco, even if you don't have a membership.

The official rule at Costco and Sam's Club is that you don't need a membership to purchase alcohol and cigarettes. You might have to do a little bit of persuading with the card checker employee at the entrance who might be unaware of this policy, but don't let that deter you. The price of alcohol is usually 25–35% less than your typical liquor store, so the trip is totally worth it.