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Entertaining & Etiquette

HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH "MAYBES" WHEN YOU INVITE GUESTS FOR DINNER?

PHREDDY | Mar 23, 201506:34 AM     107

You decide for various reasons to have a meal at your home; birthdays, holidays, life cycle events, reunions of friends old and new, a house warming , so you invite guests to your home to celebrate. You send paper or digital invitations and you ask for a response by a certain date, so that you can plan, shop, prepare and serve a sit down or buffet meal.
Some people "follow proper protocol", some don't , some are maybes and some say yes and are no shows..
It has been discussed elsewhere, but how do you plan your food quantities and/or special need foods for your guests?
Does it bug you as it does me?

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