For many of us, May and June will be taken up with graduation open houses. If you have a graduating child, here are tips for planning a cheap, easy open house buffet. This food planning guide is easy, inexpensive and will satisfy all your guests from toddlers to great-grandparents. If you are a Type A OCD ADD DIY parent like me, you manage the whole show and sometimes don't have time to relax and visit. Here are planning, purchasing, preparation, serving and clean-up tips for a perfect open house. I guarantee that you will be able to sit down and enjoy the open house and visit, knowing that everyone has what they need. Graduation Party Food Tips: Plan a Festive Graduation Party Buffet Without Going Broke or Crazy!