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10 Entertaining Must-Haves Under $20

10 Entertaining Must-Haves Under $20

Budget-friendly pieces to refresh your style for summer

Have you ever felt like you’ve had to sacrifice style when entertaining on a budget? Whether you’re a hostess looking for a way to update your dinner party table with limited expenses or a young professional looking for some essentials to add to your party pantry, high style and loads of cash don’t go hand in hand. As savvy shoppers with an eye for style know, having just the right napkin ring on the table, serving a cup of good coffee at the end of a meal — even creating a simple yet stunning arrangement on the table — doesn’t have to cost a lot.

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If you’re in the market for something new or want to refresh your look (and still go on that dream vacation), I’ve put together a list of some fabulous items that will add style to your table without draining your wallet. For the new graduate, a sophisticated set of glassware is essential for both serving margaritas and bringing a glass of water to bed. Offering your guests cheese? Forget a plate and use these light and stylish wooden trays instead. Looking to update your look? Buying a new set of napkins doesn’t have to cost more than your typical work week lunch.

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Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.


Burrata Boards Are the Ultimate Summer Entertaining Dish

Serve this sweet and savory food board at your next outdoor dinner party.

After spending last summer social distancing, I&aposm slowly easing back into outdoor entertaining this season. I couldn&apost be more excited about hosting casual dinner parties and backyard get-togethers, and while I&aposm still getting back into the swing of hosting and entertaining, there&aposs one thing I know for sure: I&aposll be serving a burrata board at my next summer party.

If you haven&apost had it before, burrata is a ball of solid mozzarella cheese with a hollow center that&aposs usually filled with cream. And a burrata board is exactly what it sounds like: A charcuterie-type spread arranged around the creamy cheese. It&aposs the perfect summer snack because it pairs perfectly with both sweet summer fruits and fresh savory flavors.

Last summer, Meg Quinn of @ainttoproudtomeg posted her version of a burrata board, and the post went viral. Her tasty snack tray inspired dozens of others to create their own cheesy creations, and a quick scroll through Instagram will instantly have your mouth watering. There are currently more than 890,000 posts about #burrata and over 300 posts tagged #burrataboard𠅊nd they all look good enough to eat right off the screen.