The Cheapskate's Guide to Entertaining: How to Throw Fabulous Parties on a Modest Budget

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, 1999 - Reference - 180 pages
Everyone loves to throw parties, but not everyone can afford the Martha Stewart way.

This Cheapskate's Guide to elegant entertaining covers all the basics, from sit-down dinners, buffets, and cocktail soirees to baby showers, barbecues, and kids' birthday parties. Readers are treated to the basics of frugality -- from begging, borrowing, and bargaining to buying in bulk and bartering, all with elegance in mind. The author shares her secrets on how to save money on everything from invitations to party favors, how to negotiate with caterers, and how to add special touches, while saving a fortune.

There is an extensive recipe section as well as a resource guide that should keep everyone partying in style.

The Cheapskate's Guide to Entertaining is for everyone who throws parties, whether they have to or because they love to.

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Contents

The Basics of Frugal Entertaining
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Party Basics at Home
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Sample Menus
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