Throwing a holiday party? 15 tips for saving time and money

November 10, 2012 - Lisa Boone / L.A. Times

Need to cook two turkeys for 35 people but have only one oven? Perhaps you can rent a second. Hosts' options in party rental gear keep expanding, and even basics, such as tables, chairs, plates and glasses, might be easier or less expensive to rent than to borrow or buy. Here are 15 things for the party planner to keep in mind.