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A platter of fruit and cheese.

Inexpensive Wedding AppetizersOne way to reduce the cost of food for your wedding reception is to serve inexpensive but tasty appetizers. This is a page about inexpensive wedding appetizers.

 

Wedding Reception Decorations

Inexpensive Wedding Reception IdeasWeddings can easily get expensive very quickly. Help keep the cost of your wedding down by planning an inexpensive wedding reception. This is a page about inexpensive wedding reception ideas.

 

Food Ideas for Wedding on a Budget

Food Ideas for Wedding on a BudgetThis page contains food ideas for wedding on a budget. Sharing food with friends and family at a wedding does not have to be expensive.

 

Wedding Appetizers

Wedding Appetizer RecipesThis page contains wedding appetizer recipes. Planning the menu for your wedding reception will often include some type of appetizers.

 

Wedding Reception Buffet

Cheap Wedding Reception Food IdeasThis is a page about cheap wedding reception food ideas. One way to keep within your wedding budget is to serve reasonably priced food at the reception.

 

Champagne glasses at a wedding.

Serving Alcohol at a WeddingDeciding whether or not to have alcohol at your reception can make quite a difference in the cost of beverages.

 

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A wedding reception.

Frugal Food Ideas For Wedding ReceptionThis is a page about frugal food ideas for wedding reception. Food for a wedding can be very expensive.

 

Wedding mints in a serving dish at a wedding reception.

Serving Nuts and Mints at a Wedding ReceptionThis is a page about serving nuts and mints at a wedding reception. If you are looking for lighter fare at your wedding reception, perhaps nuts and mints served along with the cake and beverages will work for you.

 

Wedding Reception Dinner Setting

How Much Food for a Wedding Reception for 350 People?Having the right amount of appetizers ready for a reception takes some figuring, planning and preparation. This is a page about how much food for a wedding reception for 350 people?

 

Serving containers for pretzels.

We Tied the Knot . . . and It Didn't Cost a Lot!Trying to stick with a $1,000 wedding reception budget is a challenge. So I knew I had to be "extra creative" with reception refreshments so we didn't come across as cheap. I decided to have a pretzel bar.

 

Adding Fresh Flowers to Cake Decoration - two small wedding cakes decorated with fresh flowers

Adding Fresh Flowers to Cake DecorationAn inexpensive twist for wedding cake decoration is fresh flowers. It's important to keep the cake protected when using these flowers as decorations so it will be safe to eat.

 

Macaroons and other wedding sweet treats.

Alternatives to Wedding CakeMany couples look for alternatives to the traditional wedding cake for their reception. You have seen wedding cupcakes and cupcake towers. Another clever idea discussed on this page is a donut wall. Read on to learn how to make one.

 

Wedding Buffet

Wedding Buffet IdeasThis page contains wedding buffet ideas. Planning good food for your wedding guests can be set as a buffet.

 

Bride and Groom figurines on the top of a wedding cake with a flower

Wedding Cake Tips and RecipesThis is a page about wedding cake tips and recipes. Baking a cake for your own wedding or as a small business owner, entails several decision making opportunities, such as choice of cake, frosting, transportation, and more.

 

Wedding Reception Food Ideas

Wedding Reception Food IdeasThis is a page about wedding reception food ideas. Deciding on the food to be served at your wedding reception is an important part of the planning process.

 

Serving deviled eggs at a wedding reception.

Planning a Frugal Wedding ReceptionThis page is about planning a frugal wedding reception. It doesn't have to cost a lot when you want to celebrate with friends and family your marital commitment to each other.

 

Beautiful wedding cupcakes with flowers.

Displaying Wedding CupcakesThis is a page about displaying wedding cupcakes. Cupcakes are quite popular alternatives to the traditional wedding cake.

 

Canisters of different types of punch at a wedding.

Wedding Punch RecipesThis page contains wedding punch recipes. Wedding punch is something that everyone at the reception looks forward to enjoying.

 

Wedding Fruit Platter

Casual Wedding Food IdeasThis is a page about casual wedding food ideas. When planning a casual wedding you will want to serve food complementary to this relaxed approach to your special day.

 

Three-tiered wedding cake with flowers on top.

Saving Money on a Wedding CakeThis is a page about saving money on a wedding cake. Wedding cakes are an expensive but important part of your wedding. You don't need to sacrifice taste and appearance to save money.

 

Adding Fresh Flowers to Cake Decoration - two small wedding cakes decorated with fresh flowers

Adding Fresh Flowers to Cake DecorationHere is a tutorial on how to add fresh flowers to a cake while also making the cake food safe.

 

A simple homemade wedding cake.

Nice, Simple Wedding CakeI made a cake for a good friend at work for her wedding. I wanted to make a nice cake, simple, cute and most important fast.

 

Photo of a large white wedding cake.

Saving Money on Your Wedding CakeWe saved money on the wedding cake because we ordered a very plain cake. It was only frosted with pearl frosting edging. Then we took left over live flowers that were not used in the wedding and decorated the cake.

 

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Planning Food for a WeddingHow many main entrees, sides, and desserts, do you need to serve at a wedding?

 

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Serving Nuts and Mints at a Wedding ReceptionHow many mixed nuts and cream cheese mints would I need for a wedding reception with approximately 300 people?

 

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Planning a Budget for Wedding MealsHow much would I spend on food and drinks for a wedding, with a guest list of 200?

 

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Inexpensive Wedding Reception Menu IdeasMy wedding is next month and I'm still stuck on what to serve at the reception. We're on a tight budget and are expecting about 100 people. I'm thinking Italian styled, but I don't know how to go about it. I don't wanna do anything too heavy as it will be hot. We are in the South!

 

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Wedding Buffet IdeasWe're getting married in November this year. We are having it at our home for around 50-60 people. We have decided on a buffet, but are not really sure what to offer as we don't want it too look tacky. Any ideas are most welcome.

 

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How Much Food for a Wedding Reception for 350 PeopleI'm planning a reception for 350 people. I have my appetizer list and just need help to figure out how much to buy for each item I have to prepare.

 

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