Bank accounts often suffer severe exposure with incoming holidays. Budget-conscious people always look for various methods to save their bank from getting hijacked on party hosting occurrence. It is always a clever act to create a budget and plan out some money retaining moves that could prevent you from getting bankrupt in the holiday season.
In this article we are going to discuss few stuff through which hosting a Christmas party frugally can put into effect.
Replacing Invites with E-Vites
You can find that 90% of your friend’s and relatives would be internet friendly. By internet friendly I mean they would be social and would have a Facebook account or a Twitter account or might be indulged into any other social media platform. Sending an E-Vite to their respective social media platform or simply using Evite.com, not only saves you a chunk of money by avoiding old fashioned invitation cards but also saves paper and makes it look pretty cool.
Composing Simple Garnishing
Buying new decorating products might bring forth a gigantic bill. So it is better if you are using what you already have from earlier years and garnish it with some low budget products such as garlands, bouquets and candles. You can give the decoration your personal touch with these products and make it look really wonderful.
Avoid Using of Over Priced Breads
Showing off with expensive and exotic breads in your party will enhance the pace of hole to spread in your bank account. Using of simple yet tasty New York Texas Toast or Pepperidge farm will keep you within your budget. You can always make impressive ad-dons such as Parmesan cheese or chilly pepper flakes to spice up the taste of budgeted breads!
Avoid Multiple Wine Types
Good wines always comes with a good price. And opting for multiple wine choices might be a over-spending step in your hosting party. Rather serving a same wine with addition to iced tea and hot coffee will do the trick.
Host a Crazy Theme Party
Hosting a party with innovative yet budget friendly theme can be a lot of fun. Invitees can be informed of some awesome themes in which they would also have to contribute their share. Dip party theme can be arranged through which couples can bring their favorite dips for the host and let everyone taste their favorite recipes.
The most expensive of the party i.e alcohol can be divided as well. A holiday wine party theme can be arranged by the host where invitees would bring their proffered wine and make the party a beautiful wine tasting one!
Reserve Your Favorite Place Beforehand
If you are looking to host the party elsewhere, at your favorite restaurant or somewhere other than your home, do make sure that you book the place early. An early booking will make you eligible to receive good amount of discount and incentives like money back or gift cards. So make sure that you plan early for the hosting party(choose the month of January for the best offers as the restaurants tends to slow down after the holidays) to ensure some post-holiday savings.
Favor Cocktails Than Dinner
You can host a party with two to three hour maximum stretch with a cocktail party rather than a full stretched lunch or dinner. Keeping it short and simple can make your financial burden pretty low!
Impressive and Innovative Homemade Food Products
Without buying overpriced expensive food from outside you can always make delicious homemade food for your guests. Serving guests with pre-made Pasta and tasty Lasagna with meat and sauce would result in huge cost cutting. You can garnish the products with ad-dons such as pepper flakes, lemon juices and cheese to give the dishes a personal touch that every guest would remember for a very long time!
Arrange Different Salads for Guests
A low budgeted party can turn out to be a healthy and awesome one with different sorts of Salad preparations. Decorating the salads with coloring cheese or feta would make it more attractive. Plum tomatoes and cucumbers can also be added in the preparation for guests to enjoy.
Don’t feel low if you are short of cash and still have to host a Christmas Party because a nice and enjoyable party can always be arranged within a limited budget with just some few tricks. Hope you have a blast this year with a full fledged money saving Christmas hosting party this year.