It is your turn to throw the Holiday party and you just forked out money for the utility bill. Being a host or hostess of a party might be damaging to the pocket, but could be prevented according to How to Give a Holiday Party with Minimal Fuss and Expense by FabulousFood.com. Below is simple money saving tips that will help you throw a great party with tons of friends and great food!
The Numbers Game Surprise– Even if there is a large crowd of people stay away from hiring a caterer! Use your favorite cookbooks, holiday magazines or recipe file boxes.
A People Mover– Choose your drinks carefully. Stick to the basics such as beer, wine and sodas. Make sure that the bar is in a prime location where it is easy to grab a cocktail and mingle.
A Workable Menu- Stick to dips and veggies for appetizers and a buffet is recommended because it is simple to offer a variety of dishes.
A Little Help From A Friend- Ask a pal to assist you with the party. While you are mingling with guests, have them help you clean up extra glasses and plates.
Leave Them With a Bang- Leave a lasting memory of a great party with dessert and coffee table. The table can be set up before the guests arrive.
The Results- Have fun with your guests! Browse the room, turn up the music and start a dance!