Regency's DIY Tailgate Takeout Boxes ft. @itsnothouitsme

Although live sports looks a little different this year, Regency Centers is celebrating this season in a new way with Ultimate Tailgate Takeout: a portfolio-wide initiative created to inspire Regency’s sports-loving community members to design their best at-home tailgate experiences. Over the coming weeks, we'll continue to share the unique #rctailgatetakeout experiences of participants from coast-to-coast, including team-inspired treats and beverages to gift baskets, decor and more!

Read on to learn more about the Ultimate Tailgate Takeout experience of Anastasia Clare Hansen (@itsnothouitsme) in Houston, TX!

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Football season is here! While we can't tailgate or host game watch parties like usual, there are still plenty of ways to get into the spirit. I recently visited Regency's Woodway Collection shopping center to build "Tailgate Takeout" boxes for my friends in preparation for the upcoming season!

I filled my gift baskets with local Texas beer, glass bottle root beer, and sweet and salty snacks. Bottling popcorn in mason jars added a fun touch! I also decorated everything with ribbons in our team colors and dropped them off on friends' doorsteps so we can cheer on the Texans together.

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DIY TAILGATE TAKEOUT BOXES:

Who doesn't love a custom box full of surprises?! Join in on the fun by creating your own team-themed party box using the items suggestions below. Then, deliver your boxes to friends or family and cheer on your home (or away) team together, but apart!

  1. Containers: From baskets to birthday sports-themed bags, make sure your box is durable enough to hold your selected gift items.

  2. Team Colors: Enhance your box with touches of your favorite team colors. Add flowers, confetti, balloons, cups, or simply fill with items based on the team's color palette.

  3. Personalized Items: There's nothing more personal than including items that can only be found in your city or local grocery store. Whether it’s Trader Joe's infamous cookie butter, TX BBQ Sauce, or even a hometown brew, include these items to make the package feel ‘custom.’

  4. Delivery Notes: Make sure you include a delivery note in your package. We suggest using #RCTailgateTakeout so you can share your creations and memories with Regency Centers, too!

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Learn more about Regency’s Ultimate Tailgate Takeout here, and enter to win the Ultimate Tailgate Takeout giveaway — including $500 to the grocer of your choice — here!