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Tailgating at Home

Football season is here and we couldn’t be more excited! While stadium capacities have been decreased and less people are able to gather in-person at the games, that doesn’t mean the tailgating fun is over. Tailgating at home is the next best thing to being at the game in person, and we might even argue, better! With a few simple tips and tricks, you can turn your living room, backyard, driveway or man-cave into the ultimate tailgating destination. 


  1. The Right Decor - Tailgating is all about creating the game-day experience and having the right decor can make all the difference. Set up tailgating tents outside, have the pregame on the TV, and incorporate team colors in fun ways! Colored plates, koozies, and flags are a great way to show team spirit, and you can make it as simple or elaborate as you like. Try out DIY decorations, like this fun Goalpost Centerpiece, to take your at-home tailgate to the next level! 


  1. Game Day Food - If we’re being honest, the food alone is all the reason we need to have a tailgating party at home! The game is great, but if you have the right game day spread, you’re happy regardless of whether or not your team is victorious. There are so many fun options when it comes to tailgate food, but the name of the game is to keep it simple. Finger foods are always a good idea and these Cajun Sausage Puffs with Bourbon Mustard are the perfect dressed-up pigs in a blanket! Loaded Nachos are also a crowd-pleaser and they are simple to make and pile high on your plate. We can’t forget dessert! Football Woopie Pies with Cinnamon Cream are the ultimate sweet treats that are festive and delicious. 

  1. The Ultimate Game Watching Setup - You can’t have a tailgating party without a great place to watch the game comfortably. This is where Furniture of Dalton has you covered! We have a huge selection of couches, motion sofas, sectionals, recliners, and more to help you create the perfect game day experience. Whether you prefer a movie room setup complete with individual recliners or a large sectional for everyone to pile onto in the living room, our Hooker gallery has it all! Not to mention, most items are in-stock, so you can take them home today and have your home game day ready in time for the next game!

Visit our 120,000 square foot showroom today to see all of the great options available for your at-home tailgating. We are open Monday - Saturday from 9 am - 6 pm, and you can call today at (800) 262-3132 to schedule an appointment with one of our expert designers to bring your dreams to life. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest to see products and inspiration! Happy Tailgating! 

 
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Hooker Furniture Spotlight

At Furniture of Dalton, we pride ourselves on carrying quality brands who care about our customers, their workers, and the communities they operate in. One of those companies is Hooker Furniture. Hooker Furniture has been an industry leader for quality bedroom sets, dining room sets, living room furnishings, and home office furniture for over 90 years! With a commitment to social responsibility and its people, Hooker Furniture focuses on responsible, environmentally-friendly manufacturing and employs around 800 workers at their Virginia and North Carolina locations along with several hundred more around the world. 

The company was spearheaded by Clyde Hooker Jr. from 1960-2000 before he passed the torch of leadership to Paul B. Toms Jr, grandson of the company's founder, making Hooker a third-generation company and one of the few furniture firms still led by a member of the founding family. Clyde Hooker Jr. was a true visionary who led the company with passion and humility that still inspires and motivates employees to this day. He was a decorated World War II veteran, a community philanthropist, and a smart businessman who truly cared about his employees and the quality of the furniture that his company produced. 

Their custom upholstery by Sam Moore Furniture is manufactured in Bedford, Va. Much of their upscale leather upholstery line is manufactured in Hickory, N.C. by Bradington-Young. Hooker also imports an extensive line of wood bedroom, living room accents, dining room, home office, and home entertainment furniture, and some leather furniture from factories around the world. The design and engineering of these imported furnishings are all carefully overseen by Hooker or Bradington-Young in compliance with their high-quality standards.

Hooker is an active, contributing corporate citizen in the Virginia and North Carolina communities. The company is a leading contributor to several local charitable organizations and through The Hooker Educational Foundation, they have awarded more than one million dollars in scholarships to over 300 children of company employees since the foundation’s inception. They are also committed to environmental stewardship through sustainable business practices that help preserve the earth's beauty and resources for future generations.

We are proud to carry several Hooker Furniture pieces in the store. These quality pieces are sure to stand the test of time and look amazing in your home. Be sure to schedule a visit on Facebook or by phone at (800) 262-3132. You can also visit our website to see more. 
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