Winter Wedding Ideas: 7 Signature Drinks to Impress Your Guests

by Azure

Whether you're planning an enchanted winter wedding, or just a festive holiday soiree, themed drinks, spirits and libations go a long way baby! And they're much easier to whip up than say, a Thanksgiving turkey! So check out seven of our fav signature drinks for the holidays below (and click the photo credit links to get the recipes), then share your top chilly weather concoctions in the comments section, or with OneWed on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest. Happy sipping! ONE -...

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5 Signature Wedding Cocktails to Keep You Cool

by Brooklyn Bride

NYC's been pretty hot and sticky the last couple of weeks, so I've been trying every which way to stay cool and refreshed.  These drinks would make great signature cocktails at any affair surrounding your wedding, especially with lots of ice!  Blue Thai Mojito | Summer Fruit Sangria | Champagne cocktail with mint & lemon sorbet | Cardamom rose cocktail | Stormy morning

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Cupcake Vineyards & a DIY Wedding Reception Cocktail

by Brooklyn Bride

For some weddings where the couple is providing their own alcohol, sometimes it can be hard to figure out how much to spend for the quality of wine you'll be getting. I was recently invited to a wine tasting by wedding planner extraordinaire Alison Hotchkiss (Alison Events) for Cupcake Vineyards, and while I'm not a big drinker, I was pleasantly surprised by the price point, and more importantly, the taste! They have a full series of wines to choose from, reds, whites, sparkling,...

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It’s a Wedding Throwdown!

by Bitchless Bride

Um, I kinda can’t even believe that I’m writing about this, but sadly it seems to be a very unfortunate reality for some brides, grooms, bridal parties, parents and guests, so let’s just clear the air… Don’t get into an f'ing fight at the wedding. Like, fists flying, beer bottles breaking, and brides crying. Seriously? I was reading the Huff Post Crime section (‘cause I’m cool like that…) last Thursday, and I came across a story so trashy, so Virginia Slim smokin’,...

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5 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Signature Cocktail

by Valley & Co.

The signature drink is one of those all-important elements of fun that can stand out at your wedding, if concocted properly. Our couples look to Mr. Valley (aka Nick), to help them create that perfect signature cocktail based on criteria he's narrowed down from their favorite brews, liquors and tastes, as well as the ambiance they're going for at their event, the season and the menu. Signature cocktails can go so wrong and become a waste of alcohol and money if they're not created...

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10 Reasons To Stay Stone-Cold Sober At Your Own (Or ANY) Wedding

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Don't be THAT bride... photos via Wedinator   After we put out the call for “BEST WORST DRUNKEN WEDDING BEHAVIOR”, this post practically wrote itself. Sober (or comparatively sober) wedding guests, photographers, planners, and even officiants weighed in with their wedding day intoxication tales of woe. Brides, you NEED to read about these shocking shenanigans - and maybe reconsider the all-night open bar.   #10—At my BFF’s wedding a groomsmen’s GF was so...

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Budget Wedding Idea: 9 Specialty Beers for Your Reception!

by Azure

  Is your man a big beer drinker? If the answer is yes, have you considered incorporating specialty brews into your special day? We’ve noticed a growing trend of couples’ serving beer at their I Do’s and it’s easy to understand what’s driving this wedding trend. Beer is a budget-friendly alternative to wine, with the priciest 6-pack of craft beer typically costing less than a single bottle of vino. If you’re trying to come up with creative ideas to save your...

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Savvy Steals Winner: The Keys To The Perfect Wedding Cocktail!

by Azure

The lucky bride who has won the essentials to concocting the perfect wedding beverage is... Chiffon G! Congratulations, Chiffon! Just remember, don't make and drink all the delicious organic cocktail recipes from Organic, Shaken, and Stirred in one night! Everything in moderation, lovely lady! Happy Friday, one and all! *Disclosure: Martini glass donated by Exclusively Weddings, a paid advertiser on OneWed. Book provided gratis by the author, Paul Abercrombie

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: The Perfect Wedding Cocktail

by Azure

About Savvy Steals This week's Savvy Steal is a two parter! If you're interested in eating and drinking well, you have to check out Paul Abercrombie's book "Organic, Shaken and Stirred." This book is filled with amazing drink recipes that are perfect for any wedding, bridal shower, or after party. From the summery Lavender Lemon Drop to a wintery Earl Grey Boxcar, the recipes and pictures will have you drooling all year long. The book is geared towards those who want an all-organic...

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Bubbly Bride: Pre-Gaming Your Wedding… How Many Drinks Are Too Many?

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride When your wedding photographer is trying to take your group bridal party picture, where are the groomsmen? Or maybe the bridesmaids snuck off to have a glass of wine or bubbly before walking down the aisle. More than ever I hear of bridal parties, guys and girls alike, incorporating alcohol into their pre-wedding celebration. Let me clarify, in no way do I think it's wrong to have drink in celebration as a group before the ceremony. I enjoy a glass of bubbly as...

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