Author: Articlegold Archive
Parties are fun but they can be expensive. You have many options
to keep the costs down, but the easiest thing you can do is watch
how much you are spending on food. If you have hosted parties in
the past you know that food can be one of the most expensive
aspects of the event. You don’t have to hire an expensive caterer
to have a good time. A little imagination and effort can make a low
budget party a memorable occasion.
Finger food such as small sandwiches, potato chips, dips, fruit
and vegetable trays are fairly inexpensive. This is a great option
for informal parties.
A great alternative to a professional caterer is to have each of
your guests do the catering for you. A potluck allows your guests
to become amateur caterers. It also makes sure that each guest has
something they like because it is unlikely that someone would bring
something they don’t like. To help your guest and to avoid
redundancy, include a suggestion as to what kind of food you would
like your guests to bring such as a salad, dessert, and soft
Pizza is an all time party food. Young and old love pizza, and
there is a wide selection of toppings that should satisfy all your
Don’t serve alcohol if you want to save money. Alcohol free
parties are safer, and less out of control. You won’t have to worry
about designated drivers, or taking peoples’ keys once they had one
too many drinks. In addition, you don’t have to worry about people
staying over night.
You can have memorable party without spending a bunch of money.
When you shop for food use coupons and look for sales. Always give
yourself plenty of time to shop, so you can bargain hunt.
George Meszaros with http://www.partyfantastic.com