Tag Archives: State Traditions

The Best of 2015: Bow Tie Friday

I haven’t lost my mind, I know this is a Thursday, but I won’t be posting tomorrow so the Bow Tie Friday recap has been pushed up a day. Bow Tie Friday has been the longest feature on the blog. … Continue reading

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State Traditions Coastline Shorts

Having a baby makes life unpredictable. Take, for instance, the times posts appear these days. It used to be there’d be one up at 4:00 every morning. But some nights I sit down to put a post together and then Charlotte … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket 2015: Chicago Region, Second Round

    Second Round polls are closed. Please head to the Sweet 16 to vote. The First Round in the Chicago Region saw some shocking upsets, but at the same time saw many favorites move on through. The Second Round is shaping … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket 2015: Chicago Region, First Round

First Round polls are closed. Please head to the Second Round to vote. Voting for the First Round will close at 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, March 22.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: March Madness

March Madness is here and it’s already off to a great start. If last night’s BYU-Ole Miss game was any indication, we’re in for a fun few weeks. When cheering for your team you don’t have to be constrained by … Continue reading

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State Traditions Columbus and Eugene Gameday Bow Ties

Here we are, the first college football champion decided by a playoff. It’s been a long time coming and I (as would TCU) would prefer to see an extra couple spots added and the elimination of the inane weekly committee … Continue reading

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State Traditions America Traditional Swim Trunks

Despite a lack of any weather resembling summer this year (a dearth of 90 degree days is awesome, an excess of 65 degree highs is not), I’ve still managed to make it in the water quite often. Cool temperatures be … Continue reading

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Lake House Week Essentials: For Him

You’ll probably notice that things have been a little quieter around here the past few days. That’s because I’m on a bit of a mini-vacation, although there’s really no vacation from the blog. What started as a long weekend in … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The State Fair

The state fair is a time-honored late summer tradition across the Midwest. Where else can you experience all manner of fried foods, a concert or two and barnyard animals? What you wear can matter. Take, for instance, the time I … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: Cincinnati Reds Game

I had a great experience at Great American Ballpark the one time I stopped by to catch the Reds host the Cubs. The outfield seats almost felt like they were on the field and the park had a nice, clean, … Continue reading

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