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Easter is quickly approaching and it’s time for bunnies everywhere to hide those eggs and prepare for another year of fun. Easter’s a great time for friends and family to get together, enjoy the season, and eat some yummy fare! However, if you’re anything like me, the thought of slaving away in the kitchen for hours on end to prepare a meal that’s devoured in a few minutes doesn’t exactly sound appealing. Let’s not forget the dishes and clean up to follow!

Because I am far from a “domestic diva”, I typically have our get togethers catered (insert happy dance here)! I place an order, pick up the food, and clean-up is a breeze when you combine catering with paper plates. Sounds divine, doesn’t it?

This year we will be using Subway to cater our event! Subway Fresh Catering offers an array of fresh platters and sandwiches for any occasion and at an affordable price. Each order is made fresh to your specifications and multiple options are available regardless of your party size.  What we love about Subway Catering is that there is a short lead time – orders can be placed 24 hours in advance and in some cases less!  We really love the idea of the “To Go Meals” that are certain to be a big hit with events involving kids!

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294 Comments

  • Reply Rebecca D March 31, 2012 at 8:18 am

    For big events I usually ask my mom to help me because she’s a way better cook than I am:)

  • Reply Sarah March 31, 2012 at 9:47 am

    I cook most of the time.

  • Reply Patricia Wojnar Crowley March 31, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    I try to prepare most of the food myself.

  • Reply Andrea Henry March 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    usually plan pot luck menus….chilli or taco supreme….veggie soup and casseroles…

  • Reply Amy Orvin March 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    I cook everything myself.
    2dogs5catscrew@att.net

  • Reply Elena March 31, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    Usually I cook

  • Reply jennifer bowen March 31, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    well we do some of each cook, cater and pot luck

  • Reply Pauline M March 31, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    I usually make everything myself, however, I’m still relatively new at cooking so it’s still fun for me!

  • Reply Stephanie March 31, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    i cook!

  • Reply debbie March 31, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    I always cook.

  • Reply tml March 31, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    I prepare things ahead of time throughout the week

  • Reply Jessie C. March 31, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    I usually cook .

  • Reply Amanda Sakovitz March 31, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    I usually cook and sometimes the guest bring a dessert or appetizer

  • Reply Linda B March 31, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    I prepare the main dishes & we pot luck the sides.

  • Reply julie cutshaw March 31, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    We do potluck & each person brings a few things
    thanks
    sewitupjulie@gmail.com

  • Reply D Schmidt March 31, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    We potluck for big occasions :)

  • Reply Brandy March 31, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    I usually cook the majority but allow others to bring items

  • Reply traci s March 31, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    depends for holidays we cook if we invite, for bbq’s seems like everyone likes to do the potluck thing, which i love

  • Reply Jennifer Marie March 31, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    We used to do potluck style get togethers with the family once a month, but now we just have something brought in like pizza or subs.

  • Reply Jen March 31, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Potluck. Everyone has there own specialty, so I let them bring their special item.

  • Reply Jen March 31, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    Potluck. Everyone has there own specialty, so I take advantage of it :)

  • Reply sus March 31, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    cook and potluck

  • Reply Debbie jackson March 31, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    i cook

  • Reply Kat March 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Im always the one to cook

  • Reply Sharon Rooney March 31, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    I usually cook the main dishes and guests bring deserts and snacks

  • Reply Soha Molina March 31, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    Cater

  • Reply sherry gilland March 31, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    main entry, i do most of the cooking, follow on facebook
    sherrya1210 at yahoo dot com

  • Reply Mary Happymommy March 31, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    I cater mostly.

  • Reply Janice Cooper March 31, 2012 at 6:59 pm

    Most of the time cook or order out.

  • Reply Jennifer B March 31, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    either pot luck or cater I don’t cook…lol

  • Reply Karen R March 31, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Most of the time everybody brings a side dish and I cook the meat.

  • Reply DEBIJOT March 31, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    I usually do all the cooking.

  • Reply Addison Kat March 31, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    I’m the one usually doing the cooking

  • Reply Candice March 31, 2012 at 10:59 pm

    I typically cook lots of stuff.

  • Reply Ashley Hatten April 1, 2012 at 8:07 am

    Sometimes we do potluck sometimes we cater! thanks!

  • Reply Todd Barwick April 1, 2012 at 8:16 am

    potluck

  • Reply lala April 1, 2012 at 8:38 am

    For big events I order out

  • Reply Richard Morris April 1, 2012 at 8:40 am

    I usually have a potluck where everyone brings an item & we do the work to prepare & host

  • Reply Betty Antibus April 1, 2012 at 8:47 am

    My hubby and I cook, but we don’t turn down anyone who wants to bring something to the party.

  • Reply Amanda Stauffer April 1, 2012 at 8:52 am

    We normally get pizza! or have a potluck.

  • Reply Denise S April 1, 2012 at 9:10 am

    I order pizzas!

  • Reply Jaclyn Reynolds April 1, 2012 at 9:15 am

    Catered or takeout.

  • Reply Jaclyn Reynolds April 1, 2012 at 9:15 am

    Catered or takeout.

  • Reply Steph April 1, 2012 at 9:23 am

    We cook for our events or order food in.

  • Reply Serge B April 1, 2012 at 9:30 am

    If its big, we get take out

  • Reply Margaret Smith April 1, 2012 at 9:37 am

    We do a mix of cooking our own and catered. Also, some of our family usually brings items too.
    Thanks so much.

  • Reply Lynda E April 1, 2012 at 9:44 am

    We typically pot luck

  • Reply Marcia Goss April 1, 2012 at 9:59 am

    I do some cooking, but I also like to get things at our supermarket deli, like sandwich trays.

  • Reply Marilyn Wons April 1, 2012 at 10:42 am

    I always cook for my parties. I make much ahead of time and freeze.

  • Reply Shelley J April 1, 2012 at 10:53 am

    I try and buy prepared food because cooking is such a hassle

  • Reply Charlotte Winters April 1, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Cater or pot luck. My cooking skills are very lacking.

  • Reply Stephanie V. April 1, 2012 at 11:57 am

    I cook or cater big dishes and have people bring something — like dessert.

  • Reply Shannon Baas April 1, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    I generally cook.

  • Reply Jack palmer April 1, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    We typically cook for big events , but we prepare well in advance so everyone can enjoy the event together.

  • Reply Pauline Milner April 1, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    We have a huge family.

    When we all get together we always have pot luck.

    Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity. ~Pauline

  • Reply Russell Moore April 1, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    For a small group, I cook. Larger, ususally potluck.

  • Reply Michelle L April 1, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    I love cooking so I throw events just so that I have a reason to cook!

  • Reply Megan Cronin April 1, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    We usually do most of the food at home but keep it simple, and cater the things that are too difficult to prepare in bulk

  • Reply Hope April 1, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    I cook for big events.

  • Reply CATHY TRUMAN April 1, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    I do all the cookingt for the big events. I enjoy cooking for all our family and
    friends.

  • Reply Gina O April 1, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    We always cater if there is going to be a crowd.

  • Reply paige chandler April 1, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    I always cater and use new restaurants and services.

  • Reply Jeffrey April 1, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    Mostly my wife, but we shop and cook it all from scratch ourselves.

  • Reply Katy April 1, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    I do both, cooking and I cater sometimes

  • Reply Amanda Kinder April 1, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    It really depends on the occasion, but most of the time pot luck,

  • Reply Leann Lindeman April 1, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    I always do all the cooking for all big events.. with hubby’s help.

  • Reply Jimmy April 1, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    I usually cook dinner at home for most events

  • Reply Jaque R. April 1, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    I cook…the only way to go. :-) Thank you.

  • Reply sarah w April 1, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Since we don’t have enough room at our place to accommodate family, we usually go to someone else’s place, and everyone brings a dish to pass.

  • Reply Kenny Fensom April 1, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Usually I cook

  • Reply Krys R April 1, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    I cook or have catered. I love both!

  • Reply Kiara April 1, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    I prepare the food myself.
    austma7@aol.com

  • Reply Debbie R April 1, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    Generally I cook for family events.

  • Reply Heather H April 1, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    I usually cook and then will use a caterer or restaurant for some of the bigger entrees

  • Reply Shanna April 1, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Potlucks are so helpful ! Otherwise I have no problem doing it myself =)

  • Reply John Eng April 1, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    I love to cook and also invite others over to share a community meal.

  • Reply jackie April 1, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Order pizza

  • Reply Ashley Tucker April 1, 2012 at 5:09 pm

    Potluck

  • Reply rachel b. April 1, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    cook most of the time but will ometimes cater

  • Reply Stacy April 1, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    We usually do potluck so the work is spread out a little.

  • Reply Candice Hull April 1, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    I love to pick a theme and make cute food to represent the theme. We just had a huge movie night where we watched the Princess Bride, I made peanut Buttercup cookies, anybody want a peanut chex mix and 6 fingered sandwiches. It’s always fun.

  • Reply Theron Willis April 1, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    Pot Luck.

  • Reply Jill e April 1, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    Cook and go to the nearest deli!

  • Reply ELIZABETH April 1, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    I COOK ABOUT 80% OF THE TIME AND CATER THE REST.

  • Reply Kelly Nicholson April 1, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    Tell me how you prepare for your big events! Do you typically cook? Do you cater? Do you potluck?

    i run naked through the supermarket when my team win the Stuper Bowl,lucky for me they havent won in a quarter century

  • Reply Jessica April 1, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    I cater! No way am I gonna stress myself out and screw up a meal!

  • Reply Jacquelyn Cannon April 1, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    I usually cook dinner at home!

  • Reply Jacquelyn Cannon April 1, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    I usually cook. Thanks.

  • Reply Idaho Jill April 1, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    My daughter’s bday party is next weekend and I am taking the easy way out – either a meat & cheese tray (like the one above!) or pizza. and I ordered the cake today. getting most of the decorations at the dollar store. I think it will turn out great!

  • Reply cynthia April 1, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    i cook and do potluck

  • Reply Josh April 1, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    i love subway

  • Reply Miranda Ward April 1, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    We do Potluck!

    freebiegoddess03@aol.com

  • Reply alicia wallace April 2, 2012 at 2:32 am

    Definitely cater.

  • Reply Sue King April 2, 2012 at 3:22 am

    I do potluck.

  • Reply Ysenia Ramirez April 2, 2012 at 3:39 am

    I only cook about 50% of the time. I love eating out!

  • Reply Adrienne gordon April 2, 2012 at 3:49 am

    i like to cook everything

  • Reply Barbara Montag April 2, 2012 at 4:41 am

    We prefer potluck – a lot easier and more fun!
    Thank you.

  • Reply Kristi C April 2, 2012 at 5:30 am

    I usually cook everything.

  • Reply Cynthia C April 2, 2012 at 5:30 am

    My mom and I share the cooking duties.

  • Reply EMMA L HORTON April 2, 2012 at 5:45 am

    BOTH COOK AND POTLUCK

  • Reply Crystal F April 2, 2012 at 6:09 am

    We usually potluck but we do get a few things out like hot wings. thank you!

  • Reply Linda April 2, 2012 at 7:03 am

    I prepare it myself

  • Reply Susan Smith April 2, 2012 at 7:14 am

    I prepare it myself or do potluck

  • Reply Maryann April 2, 2012 at 7:16 am

    I love to do all the cooking for big events

  • Reply Sandy Brown April 2, 2012 at 7:19 am

    I do all the preparations myself.

  • Reply Jessica Vaughan Gengler April 2, 2012 at 7:35 am

    I usually let someone else prepare it. Not much of a cook!

  • Reply Rhonda Petersen April 2, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Cater

  • Reply edq143 April 2, 2012 at 7:50 am

    I ususally cook and may buy something prepared

  • Reply Amy Zachek April 2, 2012 at 7:51 am

    Potlucking is the way to go for big get-togethers!

  • Reply carol April 2, 2012 at 8:11 am

    I will prepare most of it by myself and take in some of the meal

  • Reply Charlotte Padgett April 2, 2012 at 8:18 am

    everyone used to pitch in with the work

  • Reply Dara Nix April 2, 2012 at 8:30 am

    It depends on how many people are coming and what the event is for. But I have catered (although sometimes I wish I had)!

  • Reply jamie villari April 2, 2012 at 8:36 am

    It’s easier to order food. We have a big family! Sandwiches are a big hit

  • Reply Kyl Neusch April 2, 2012 at 8:51 am

    prepare food myself

  • Reply Cynthia April 2, 2012 at 8:55 am

    I have the best husband and HES the one that cooks out for our big events! :D

  • Reply Joanne Schultz April 2, 2012 at 9:06 am

    I don’t do big gatherings! But I would probably cater it so I have time to enjoy my guests.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Reply April Brenay April 2, 2012 at 9:26 am

    we do a little of both, somethings need to be catered and others homemade is the best

  • Reply Cody April 2, 2012 at 9:29 am

    Most of the times we cook, but if the get together is really huge we’re more likely to potluck.
    cody_endres(at)hotmail(dot)com

  • Reply Lori Hart April 2, 2012 at 9:37 am

    I cook most of the time. Occasionally, I”ll do a potluck

  • Reply amanda alvarado April 2, 2012 at 9:49 am

    We either order pizza or if it’s a big get together, we cook. Cooking though is a family affair that is more like a potluck though! LOL

  • Reply Kristy thiel April 2, 2012 at 9:54 am

    I usually cook and get myself way too stressed out!

  • Reply crystle tellerday April 2, 2012 at 10:25 am

    i cook or potluck

  • Reply Tarah April 2, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Depends on the gathering – usually I cook most of the meal and ask for sides/desserts

  • Reply kristen m April 2, 2012 at 10:35 am

    I potluck for big events because i am not the best cook!

  • Reply Ashley C April 2, 2012 at 10:35 am

    I like doing a pot luck unless it’s something I’m exclusively hosting (like my son’s birthday party) and then I like to cook and sometimes have a few things catered like the main course or the dessert.

    demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Reply Suzanne K April 2, 2012 at 10:56 am

    I cook! I used to work in catering and actually find it easier to cook for big crowds than just a few!

  • Reply Wanda McHenry April 2, 2012 at 11:11 am

    My husband and I do all the cooking.

  • Reply Cindy April 2, 2012 at 11:20 am

    I used to prepare all the food myself but I’ve gotten a little smarter over the past few years and either had it catered or did a pot luck.

  • Reply nannypanpan April 2, 2012 at 11:33 am

    i am a strong believer in folks bringing a side
    nannypanpan@gmail.com

  • Reply Mary Casper April 2, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    I love to cook, so I usually always doing the cooking and potluck it for dessertts

  • Reply Kathlyne Brown April 2, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    I spend days cooking.

  • Reply Teh Doll April 2, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    i usually cook or hubby bbq’s

    dollhousecreation(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Reply Debra Guillen April 2, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    cook and potluck

  • Reply Jessica April 2, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I usually do the cooking and ask some of my friends and family to help me as well.

  • Reply Tari Lawson April 2, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    I typically cook, doing as much in advance as possible.

  • Reply jp90 April 2, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    pot luck

  • Reply Joy F April 2, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    I usually potluck. I have everybody bring something. Thanks.

  • Reply John Stetson April 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Everyone brings something to the party so no one has to do it all

  • Reply Monique Rizzo April 2, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    I usually cater, it takes so much stress off!

    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  • Reply Angela J April 2, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Plan ahead and share the chores

  • Reply Mary Calabrese April 2, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    I usually cook.

  • Reply Lim April 2, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    I buy a meat platter and make deviled eggs.

  • Reply Jessica T. April 2, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I usually do most of the cooking and ask everyone to bring a dish.

  • Reply Pat B April 2, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    For big events, my mom and I usually cook most of the meal and then family members bring wine and dessert

  • Reply Rebecca Graham April 2, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    We usually cater for a big event.

  • Reply Brenda C April 2, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    I get invited :) everyone knows i don’t cook

  • Reply SHAYNA April 2, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    WE USUALLY ORDER FOOD OR HAVE EVERYBODY BRING SOMETHING..I AM NOT THE GREATEST COOK LOL :)

    shebebes@yahoo.com

  • Reply Tabathia B April 2, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    everyone usually bring something to the party or to the gathering

  • Reply KIM CRAWFORD April 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    I USUALLY COOK THE MAJORITY OF MEALS AND SOMETIMES EVERYONE ELSE WILL BRING A DESSERT.

  • Reply Jacob LaFountaine April 2, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    I’ll cook myself so I can control the quality and ingredients

  • Reply Kathleen April 2, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    usually cook

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  • Reply Meaghan F. April 2, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    We usually make almost everything and then ask a couple people to bring certain dishes that they’re really good at making.

  • Reply Jessica April 2, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    I usually cook

  • Reply Sally April 2, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    i would use this for a birthday gift

  • Reply Nicole Vosburgh April 2, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    We love having big old bbq’s.

  • Reply sheryl cullum April 2, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Everyone brings something I make dessert

  • Reply Janna Johnson April 2, 2012 at 9:19 pm

    I usualy cook but catering would sure be nice!
    thanks for a great contest! Janna Johnson jannajanna@hotmail.com janna@feedyourpig on GFC

  • Reply Theresa Shafer April 2, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    We cook.

  • Reply Debbie Welchert April 2, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    Usually each family member will help make a dish. We have a very big family. I have 16 other brothers and sister-in-laws plus children. So we each make our favortie dishes.

  • Reply Ann Fantom April 3, 2012 at 4:54 am

    I usually cook for big events, but we have catered a few times in the past

  • Reply randi April 3, 2012 at 6:31 am

    I typically do most of the cooking with others bringing odds & ends.

  • Reply Denise B. April 3, 2012 at 9:37 am

    I do all the cooking myself. I always set up a big buffet with many different varities of food, and I prep it first through several days and then put it all together the day before.

  • Reply Happi Shopr April 3, 2012 at 10:08 am

    We usually cook

  • Reply Cindy Merrill April 3, 2012 at 11:26 am

    For Big events, we usually arrange a catered meal.

  • Reply Brenda Gaines April 3, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    always cook and sometimes potluck

  • Reply tamatha hunter April 3, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    we usually grill

  • Reply Mindy Muellenborn April 3, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    I usually cater or have a potluck

  • Reply Cecelia April 3, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    I potluck.

  • Reply Sarah April 3, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    I usually try to cook then end up running to the store when I fail!

  • Reply heatherzilla April 3, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    I usually cook.

  • Reply Tara April 3, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    potluck!

  • Reply Julia April 4, 2012 at 5:57 am

    We used to do almost all of the cooking, but now I’m all about the potluck!

  • Reply Julie Grimberg April 4, 2012 at 6:52 am

    we usually cook the meat and everyone else brings side dishes

  • Reply Leslie W April 4, 2012 at 9:17 am

    I usually cook but ask if guests have a favorite dish they would like to bring to do so. The more I think about it the more I think I do all 3, cater, cook & potluck! If I have little time I just potluck or cater, No sense in stressing out, parties/events are supposed to be fun not a lot of work :)

  • Reply Liz Terek April 4, 2012 at 10:36 am

    I cook & I thank the Lord for my slow cooker!

  • Reply Linda Lansford April 4, 2012 at 10:55 am

    mostly I potluck

  • Reply susan varney April 4, 2012 at 11:10 am

    i do it and i plan way ahead

  • Reply Daisy April 4, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    try to prepare most of the food myself.

  • Reply amberlyn Johnson April 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    I always cook. I enjoy doing it.

  • Reply Allison Downes April 4, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    I love Potlucking! it is so much fun and much easier

  • Reply Rebecca Shockley April 4, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Prepare the food myself or a potluck

  • Reply Laura Jacobson April 4, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    We usually do almost potluck style…..normally 1 person cooks the main meal and the rest of the family each brings a dish of some sort . But, we always sit down and all eat together.
    Catering would be so much easier.

  • Reply Jannie Bryant April 5, 2012 at 7:38 am

    I usually cook, but if someone offers to bring something, I never refuse.

  • Reply Tina M April 5, 2012 at 9:12 am

    Usually I cook

  • Reply Susan Chester April 5, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    My family always has potlucks. I usually bring a bean pot and dessert.

  • Reply Christine April 5, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    I cook

  • Reply melanie l April 5, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    depends on the event

  • Reply Abby April 5, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    We typically have BBQ kind of events

  • Reply Mia J April 5, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    Others usually do the cooking and I do the baking.

  • Reply Emily R. April 5, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    We potluck!

  • Reply Dee April 5, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    I usually prepare it myself. :)

  • Reply Jenny April 6, 2012 at 4:16 am

    I usually make a main course and dessert and others bring side dishes

  • Reply s riches April 6, 2012 at 5:11 am

    I usually cook. If the weather is nice I cook outside on the grill.

  • Reply Nadine L April 6, 2012 at 9:06 am

    I cook if I have guests here. If I go to someone’s house I bring something (Sometimes cooked by me, sometimes a platter or baked goods from a store)

  • Reply Estelle S April 6, 2012 at 11:13 am

    If it’s a more formal event, I usually cook. But if it’s just a family gathering or something, we usually have a potluck.

  • Reply Eileen Burke April 6, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    I usually do most of the cooking and ask family members to bring a dish!

  • Reply Charity S April 6, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    I usually get the platters from local restaurants, but I like to make my own little hors d’oeuvres.

  • Reply Judy S April 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    I cook-love making large meals-but I would love a break too!

  • Reply Courtney April 6, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    I always do the cooking myself… Saves money over catering! That and I make LOTS of lists to keep everything organized!

  • Reply angie April 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    We do potluck.

  • Reply Gaye M April 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    We usually prepare the mail course and potluck the side dishes.

  • Reply Kristie April 6, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    I usually cook and do some catering with the desserts.

  • Reply gina April 6, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    It depends…sometimes all of the above. For something small I would cook & do some potluck.

  • Reply Jennifer Short April 6, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    I usually only do one big event a year and make it an ice cream social so there’s little cooking involved!

  • Reply rageena April 7, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    I don’t have big events, so … I don’t know. it all depends. I play it by ear

  • Reply Jennifer T. April 7, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    It depends on the situation. For parties, I do a combination of foods that I prepare and foods picked up from the deli. For small get-togethers, we do potluck. I’ve never actually catered anything.
    jtmagmom73(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Reply Kristen April 7, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    I always get catering for big events….wayy too much work for me lol
    aeris321 at gmail dot com

  • Reply Cindy April 7, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Potluck or collecting money for the catered event.

  • Reply ky2here April 7, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    I cook (or sometimes simply ‘set out’).

    ky2here at msn dot com

  • Reply Chase April 7, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    Potluck for big events is the easiest way.

  • Reply Kimberley Meier April 7, 2012 at 7:28 pm

    We do a lot of potluck in our family!

  • Reply Christy April 7, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    When the family gets together, we do potluck.

  • Reply Casey Everidge April 7, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    my boyfriend cooks!

  • Reply Jessica Rose April 8, 2012 at 9:26 am

    I cook! And do a bit of potluck

  • Reply Wendy T April 8, 2012 at 10:59 am

    I always cook. I enjoy cooking.

  • Reply Katharina April 8, 2012 at 11:00 am

    I either cook or do a potluck with others bringing some of the food.
    Katharina angelsandmusic[at]gmail[dot]com

  • Reply Caroline B April 8, 2012 at 11:25 am

    I cook everything myself!

  • Reply Julie April 8, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    I usually cook

  • Reply Kris T. April 8, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    If I’m in luck, everyone offers to bring something and the work is easy! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Reply Vera P. April 8, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    I cook!

  • Reply Debra F April 8, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    I try to prepare most of the entree myself and ask guest to bring sides or dessert

  • Reply Mallory Roberts April 8, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    I usually cook everything myself and maybe grab a couple of party trays.

  • Reply Amber Edwards April 8, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    Hooray for pot-lucks!

  • Reply Deborah April 8, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    I usually cook.

  • Reply Michelle Fosnaugh April 8, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    We usually cook

  • Reply Brittney House April 8, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    Everyone usually brings something

  • Reply Caryn S April 9, 2012 at 6:52 am

    We generally cook but get some help with pre-prepared foods like frozen Italian beef and meatballs

  • Reply Tiffany April 9, 2012 at 6:52 am

    I usually do all the cooking. If someone wants to bring something that is fine but I would rather not wait on everyone to get here with all the different things. I like cooking and being in control in the kitchen .

  • Reply Wendy R April 9, 2012 at 7:47 am

    i usually cook!

  • Reply JD Blosser April 9, 2012 at 11:19 am

    Potluck, get a taste of everything (no salads of any type rule in effect)

  • Reply Claire April 9, 2012 at 11:55 am

    To be entirely honest, I order pizza…

  • Reply Ashley Morrissey April 9, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    We usually barbecue :)

    -Ashley Marie Morrissey
    ashummz05(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • Reply Ellie W April 9, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    I usually try to cook everything myself.

  • Reply Paula Michele Hafner April 9, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    I cook. I have 2 teenage daughters that enjoying cooking, too so it’s not too bad. I usually enjoy it.

  • Reply Paula Tavernie April 9, 2012 at 2:17 pm

    I usally am the one doing the cooking!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  • Reply Kathy April 9, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    I usually cook, but having a party catered would be great for a change!

  • Reply Renee C. April 9, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    some delivery some potluck

  • Reply Jessica Hays April 9, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    I always cook!

    jessicaahays at hotmail dot com

  • Reply Jennifer April 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm

    I usually cook, but this would be a great idea!

  • Reply Sylvie W April 9, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    I am usually cooking for big events BUT make use of premade foods.

  • Reply Douglas Houston April 9, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    I break out the BBQ grill

  • Reply Solducky April 9, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    I like to have DH do the proteins in the smoker and then prepare the sides myself!

  • Reply rene d April 9, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    I cook the main dish and sides and have everyone bring desserts! Thanks!

  • Reply Christina Barnes April 9, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Potluck! It’s so much fun to see what other people bring!

  • Reply Angela April 9, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    I cook everything myself

  • Reply Karen Dittrich April 9, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    Pizza Hut works for me.

  • Reply joni April 10, 2012 at 1:34 am

    I do all the cooking myself.

  • Reply Jason Vaughn April 10, 2012 at 3:41 am

    I’m all about pot luck

  • Reply John April 10, 2012 at 3:52 am

    I like to do the cooking

  • Reply sarah t April 10, 2012 at 4:39 am

    we do potluck

  • Reply Lisa April 10, 2012 at 4:49 am

    We typically do a little catering and a little cooking together.

  • Reply Debbie C April 10, 2012 at 5:05 am

    It depends on my work schedule. I may have to purchase a ready made meal but I much prefer to cook special dinners.

    40229

  • Reply Selene M. April 10, 2012 at 5:25 am

    Since most of my big events are family affairs, we do kind of pot luck with everyone bringing or cooking something.

  • Reply gala April 10, 2012 at 6:36 am

    I cock most of the time

  • Reply clynsg April 10, 2012 at 8:54 am

    Depends on the event–family get-togethers are mainly me cooking with a couple of dishes being brought by others, while major events are catered.

  • Reply Samantha April 10, 2012 at 8:57 am

    We usually get it half catered and half we make on our own. it’s cheaper.

  • Reply Melissa April 10, 2012 at 9:27 am

    We do a bit of all of it, depends on how many people will be attending! =)

  • Reply Rebecca Peters April 10, 2012 at 9:42 am

    either there is a potluck or I do the cooking

  • Reply Heather Garcia April 10, 2012 at 10:41 am

    I usually do all the cooking but throw a potluck in every once in a while

  • Reply shawna April 10, 2012 at 10:41 am

    I prefer to cater.

  • Reply Edward April 10, 2012 at 11:08 am

    We do most of the cooking but invite other guests to bring snacks or deserts.

  • Reply McKim April 10, 2012 at 11:11 am

    We typically cook. My husband usually cooks brisket and I make the rest.

  • Reply Erica C. April 10, 2012 at 11:41 am

    We usually do potluck dinners.

  • Reply Valerie Taylor Mabrey April 10, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    cook a head of time
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  • Reply john kent April 10, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    its whats for dinner

  • Reply Richie Cooper April 10, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    I love Subway.

  • Reply Leslie Luke Stanziani April 10, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    I tend to cook for big events or potlock.

  • Reply dario April 10, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    most of the time order some trays of food from local restaurant

  • Reply Maria B. April 10, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    For big event, I cook ahead of time.

    Thanks!

  • Reply Kelly Britton April 10, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    We don’t have many big dinners or parties since my husband passed, I would cook usually, unless my husband was grilling.

  • Reply chad April 10, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    we bbq and its usually too much food and we don’t need to cook for a week

  • Reply Sarah Belair April 10, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    I do not cook!

  • Reply Sarah April 10, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    We like to go out to eat.

  • Reply Danielle April 10, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    I get take out!

  • Reply mistysunrise April 10, 2012 at 5:09 pm

    I usually do a potluck

  • Reply R Hicks April 10, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    We do a combination. Cook some and buy other items elsewhere.

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  • Reply S Carter April 10, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    I am definitely a potluck kinda gal! Luck for me, all my friends know it.

  • Reply Katie J April 10, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    We usually do a big potluck!

  • Reply DEBRA HALL April 10, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    i always cook a lot of food

  • Reply loni April 10, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    Potluck!

    trippyjanet at gmail dot com

  • Reply Debbie Hogue April 10, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    I always cook for big events, sometimes for days, just so everything will be ready on time

  • Reply Amber S. April 10, 2012 at 7:28 pm

    We usually do potlucks.

  • Reply Alisha L. April 10, 2012 at 7:31 pm

    I usually cook, I enjoy cooking for a crowd.

    bakergurl02 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  • Reply freebies city April 10, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    pot luck all the way

  • Reply Laurie Emerson April 10, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    I usually cook when we have big get togethers but I have also ordered Subway platters, especially in the summertime when it gets so hot and muggy.

  • Reply Jennifer Paige April 10, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    I usually cook when there’s a large crowd.

  • Reply melanie johnson April 10, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    For big ones, potluck! I love tasting all the yummies people bring!

  • Reply Brandy Nelson April 10, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    I usually cook myself.

  • Reply carol April 10, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    make the side dishes and cater the meat.

  • Reply Kayla April 10, 2012 at 8:32 pm

    We usually do potluck.

  • Reply Nancy Meyer April 10, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    I usually cook! And I’m exhausted before the event even starts!

  • Reply Julie Hawkins April 10, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    I like to have pot lucks when we have big parties. It’s less stressful and more fun.

  • Reply George Hnatko April 11, 2012 at 12:19 am

    Subway is always good. My whole family enjoys eating there.

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