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Entertainment Planner
If you don’t plan ahead, you may spend more on entertainment than you expected. This tool will help you budget for the fun.

How Much Will You Need?
 
How much do you plan to spend on:

Appetizers for your dinner or party?
(Plan on serving 2 per adult, one per child for the evening if a meal is served;
4 per adult, 2 per child for the evening if there is no other food.)

$

Preparing a meal for your dinner or party?

$
Beverages for your dinner or party?
(2 drinks per adult, per hour; one beverage per child, per hour)
$
 


 
Entertaining Tip 9:
If most of your dinner guests are local, a potluck dinner may be a great way to save time and money while helping your guests feel like a more important part of the dinner. A potluck allows guests to share their favorite dishes with each other. Encourage friends to bring their recipes, too.
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