Hosting the perfect holiday party doesn’t mean you have to spend lots of money. Deck your halls with holiday sparkle and set up a spectacular table of goodies by shopping smart. Check out these tips for throwing a party that will fit your budget and schedule. And let the season’s celebration begin!

Great holiday parties on tight budgets

You can cut costs by applying smart shopping strategies to your decor and food and beverage purchases.

 
Professional decorators can light up holidays at a price

Tired of untangling that box of lights every Christmas? This holiday season consider hiring a professional decorator to make your home the envy of the neighborhood.
Plus:Questions to ask a professional decorator

 
4 tips for serving a cheap yet delightful meal

Check out these suggestions for entertaining on a budget.
Plus:32 ways to save on grocery shopping

 
Personal chefs are a real treat

Bring in a personal chef. It’s not as expensive as you might think.

 
Good (cheap) wine, really!

Not all economical wine comes with a screw top.