10 Most Cringe-Worthy Wedding Reception Moments

by Azure

Your wedding day should be full of bliss and it will be!  You will look like a dream, your groom will be as handsome as ever, and those in attendance will be the ones who care for you most.  But the moment you throw an open bar into the mix, even the tamest wedding guest (like great aunt Edna) will let loose.  And when guests let their hair down, cringe-worthy moments ensue! We asked nearlyweds, newlyweds, bridal bloggers and wedding pros to share the most awkward,...

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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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The Man Registry: Stocking the Bar for Your Wedding Reception and Rehearsal Dinner

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A great way to save money and personalize your wedding reception or rehearsal dinner is to take care of the drinks that will be served at the event. Although some venues won’t allow you to bring your own liquor, most will at least let you have some say in what will be served. Other venues will leave the bar entirely up to you to either cater or set up yourself. The first thing to remember is that a wedding reception is much different than a bar party. Something to consider is the...

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Always a Blogsmaid: Open Bar or on Consumption

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid The Question: For my reception, I have the choice to do Open Bar, top Shelf for $60 per person, or beverages on consumption around $8 for a cocktail. I'm not sure which one will work out better for me and I need some advice. The Answer: Well, I think that this really depends on both your crowd, AND the price of non-alcoholic beverages. On average, most guests at a wedding drink more alcohol than they would normally. Typically a drink per person, per...

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