Affordable Entertaining

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A Fresh 4th of July Menu Everyone Will Love

Festive 4th of July Recipes to Save Time and Money

Great Ideas for a Fun, Easy 4th of July Party

Affordable Entertaining

Entertain For Less, But Keep the Fun

Luau! Easy Inexpensive Party that’s Great Fun!

Chicken Fajita Bar for Game Day

Oktoberfest Party (can be late Sept.-all of Oct.)

Game Day Chili Cook-Off: Bring It!

White Elephant Gift Exchange Party

Super Bowl Party Recipes

Luau! Easy Inexpensive Party

Oscar Party Ideas for a Low-Cost High-Style Night (or any party, really)

Hilarious “Live From the Red Carpet Party”

A Terrific Oscar Party for Less

10 Tricks for Entertaining Outdoors that Save Money

 Inexpensive Appetizers:

Spicy Sweet Potato Appetizers on a Stick

Easy Savory Crostini with Thinly Sliced Radishes

10-Minute All-Star Hummus

The Best Spinach and Bacon Mini-Quiches

Texas Caviar with Black-Eyed Peas

Little Bufalo Chicken Meatballs from Rachel Ray

Favorite Desserts:

Watermelon Treats: Watermelon “Cake,” Watermelon Drinks, and More

Cake that Looks Like a Giant Piece of Sushi

Double Chocolate Extra Minty Chocolate Chip Cookies (serve with coffee and ice cream)

Luxurious Italian Coffee Dessert: Affogato

Rustic Apple Tart with Caramel Pecan Sauce

Outstanding Pumpkin Gingerbread Like Starbucks’

The Best Banana Bread I Ever Ate

Yummy Ice Cream Sundae Pie

Famous Gold Cookies and Coconut Meringue Kisses ( see bottom of post) to serve with coffee/tea/hot chocolate/hot cider