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How to Host a Budget-Friendly Barbecue Bash

How to Host a Budget-Friendly Barbecue Bash

What’s a better way to enjoy the summer weather than getting to eat, grill, and celebrate through a barbecue bash? Keep in mind – you don’t need to prepare too much for a barbeque party. Check out these tips below for simple ways to save on your summertime soirée:

  • Ask others to chip in.
    Consider asking your guests to bring their own beverage, a side dish or even their own camping chair. They’ll most likely be glad to contribute!
  • Forgo fancy meats.
    Instead of trying to wow your guests with lobster or filet mignon, opt for more affordable options – like hot dogs and hamburgers. These classics can be a whole lot of fun when paired with a spread of toppings and condiments – there’s a reason they’re so popular!
  • Purchase in-season produce.
    Seasonal fruits and veggies are not only easy on the wallet, but they also boast superior flavor.
  • Do your own chopping.
    Sure, it’s extremely convenient to buy pre-cut foods, but the added convenience comes with added costs. Save money by doing the chopping at home.
  • Go cheap on decorations.
    Instead of paying for bouquets for decoration, you can use leafy branches from your yard and them in leftover wine bottles. This is a great way to dress up your table without spending a dime. Otherwise, picking up budget-friendly decorations at your local dollar or discount store is also a great option!

Happy hosting!

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