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Party Tips: Throwing a Party on a Very Tight Budget
How to Throw a Party on a Tight Budget
Your party budget is small or nonexistent but you still want to celebrate, and you can! Throwing a party on a tight budget isn't just possible; it's a time-honored tradition! From 'rent parties' thrown to keep artists and young professionals living indoors to charity smokers thrown to raise money to help pay someone's hospital bills, people have been throwing low cost parties for as long as there have been people.
The following cheap party tips can help you to have plenty of fun with friends and family without breaking the bank to do it:
Just because you've invited people over to your place doesn't mean you have to spend hundreds of dollars on alcohol and soft drinks. Most people are used to the initials B. Y. O. B. (for 'bring your own booze') and are happy to comply. If your party is large, make sure all the invitations spell out the fact that drinks will not be provided and then stick to that provision.
2 Throw a Potluck Dinner
Most potluck events end up with so much food that people have to give it away at the end of the party. If you decide to throw a potluck to save money, offer to provide something: the space, the silverware, punch, plastic plates and napkins. It's also a good idea to ask specific people to bring various dishes so you don't end up with a table full of 20 kinds of gelatin salads and six pans of brownies. Divide up the meal into main dishes, side dishes, sal...