Holiday expenses can really add up, especially when you're hosting. Between the Easter baskets, the decorations and the meal itself, an economical Easter is always welcome. Explore this collection of inexpensive Easter ideas for inspiration for a delicious, effortless menu that will make for a memorable gathering.
How To Make It Special
You don't have to break the bank to make your Easter celebrations festive. Bring your place settings and holiday décor to life with simple details and items you already own.
Here are some affordable ways to spruce up your Easter decorations:
- Try decorating with a few ceramic bunnies or birds and a small houseplant placed on a table runner.
- Dress up the table with a centerpiece of creamy deviled eggs. Nestle them in colorful cabbage or kale leaves on a pretty tray and top with sprigs of herbs, radishes or slices of red onion.
- You can even create an arrangement of flowering annuals or herbs in different colors in a basket filled with pastel tissue paper.
What better way to start the festivities than with stunning appetizers? Choose from simple yet impressive Easter appetizers like cranberry-topped brie, raspberry-lemon fruit dip and rolls.
These spring-inspired sides will bring great flavor to your Easter without breaking your budget. They're fresh, creative and portion sizes are easy to modify for gatherings of all types.
You can't go wrong with a sweet ham this Easter, but this collection of simple main dishes also features wonderful recipes that are a delicious Easter tradition in waiting.
Slow-Cooker Mustard Glazed Ham
End your Easter on a budget with a perfect spring treat. These decadent desserts are fun, easy and can be made by the whole family.
Slab Strawberry Shortcake