How to Throw a Super Bowl Party for Less

Packers fan celebrates her team's trip to the Super Bowl
Packers fan celebrates her team's trip to the Super Bowl

In the Midwest where I live, we had our own version of the Super Bowl last week when the Chicago Bears played the Green Bay Packers for the NFC championship. My home town of Chicago is still licking its wounds, and most people here don't have the cash or the enthusiasm for another football party. But they don't want to miss Super Bowl XLV, either.

So for those weary fans in Chicago, and everyone else looking forward to Sunday, here's a few ways to throw a great Super Bowl party and not break the bank.