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BizGirl Party idea submitted by BizGirl Jan 13th, 2009


    • Dinner Party for Pennies

    • Dinner parties usually cost big bucks, right? Not this Dinner Party idea. Enjoy a tasty dinner with dessert, wine and activities for under 50 dollars. 

Invitations- 
Since this is a dinner party for pennies the invite should send a similar message. Consider an email invitation from the BestPartyEver.com party planning tools section or a simple phone call to inform your guests. Include time, location, and party details. 

Menu-  
Scrumptious Chicken, rice, broccoli, Dessert Loaf. 
 
Scrumptious Chicken- 
In a slow cooker combine 6 chicken breasts, 1 and  1/2- 10oz cans of cream of mushroom soup, and 1/4 cup of white wine. Add  salt and pepper to taste. Cook on low for 8 hours. 

Rice- 
Purchase rice and follow instructions on package.

Broccoli- 
Add butter or olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Consider frozen  broccoli and follow instructions on package.

Dessert- 
Purchase a cake loaf. Take it out of the packaging, slice and place  on a decorative plate.

Wine-
Many inexpensive wine options exist. Consider Charles Shaw aka 3  buck Chuck or large bottles of Yellow Tail for $12. 

Decorations- 
Use some of your nicer dishes and cutlery. Decorate your table using objects from around your home. Adjust the lighting and choose a couple CD's to set the mood.

Activities- 
Play a board game, go for a walk, converse, or anything around your home that you find fun. 

The cost-o-fun- 
 Chicken- $15
 Cream of Muhroom- $2
 Rice- $3
 Broccoli- $3
 Dessert $4
 Wine- $20

 Total- $47

Hope you have a great time and remember the 5 tips to hosting the Best Party Ever. 


*This Party idea is part of a series called "Parties for Pennies" where all parties can be planned for $50 or less. party

      Dinner parties usually cost big bucks, right? Not this Dinner Party idea. Enjoy a tasty dinner with dessert, wine and activities for under 50 dollars.

      Invitations-
      Since this is a dinner party for pennies the invite should send a similar message. Consider an email invitation from the BestPartyEver.com party planning tools section or a simple phone call to inform your guests. Include time, location, and party details.

      Menu- 
      Scrumptious Chicken, rice, broccoli, Dessert Loaf.
      Scrumptious Chicken-
      In a slow cooker combine 6 chicken breasts, 1 and 1/2- 10oz cans of cream of mushroom soup, and 1/4 cup of white wine. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook on low for 8 hours.

      Rice-
      Purchase rice and follow instructions on package.

      Broccoli-
      Add butter or olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Consider frozen broccoli and follow instructions on package.

      Dessert-
      Purchase a cake loaf. Take it out of the packaging, slice and place on a decorative plate.

      Wine-
      Many inexpensive wine options exist. Consider Charles Shaw aka 3 buck Chuck or large bottles of Yellow Tail for $12.

      Decorations-
      Use some of your nicer dishes and cutlery. Decorate your table using objects from around your home. Adjust the lighting and choose a couple CD’s to set the mood.

      Activities-
      Play a board game, go for a walk, converse, or anything around your home that you find fun.

      The cost-o-fun-
      Chicken- $15
      Cream of Muhroom- $2
      Rice- $3
      Broccoli- $3
      Dessert $4
      Wine- $20

      Total- $47

      Hope you have a great time and remember the 5 tips to hosting the Best Party Ever.


      *This Party idea is part of a series called “Parties for Pennies” where all parties can be planned for $50 or less.

    • Party Type: Dinner party
    • Tags: walk bill odell

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