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Weddings are pretty expensive, especially if you want all your friends and family there. Jumpstart your saving plan and plan your summer engagement party on a budget. It's important to brainstorm thoughtful details in order to keep the price to a minimum. There are many budget-friendly perks to consider when planning an outdoor soirée during the summer. For starters, look for a secret garden-like venue or a restaurant with a private outdoor space — leaving room to splurge on other party necessities such as food and booze.
Keep your guests cool with a refreshing salad. This one features watermelon, feta, and mint.
Creative Fruit Platters
Get creative with fruit platters. The best and most affordable fruits will be the ones that grow in season like: cherries, carrots, figs, grapes, melons, peaches, potatoes, raspberries, tomatoes.
Be sure to serve a couple refreshing drinks, like blueberry lavender mojitos.
Your guests will visit the Mediterranean station, with grilled meats and vegestables, to create their own summer salad.