Food


Signature Drinks Galore!

by Lizzy S

There has been a growing trend at weddings to have a signature drink. Usually the drink is a mixture dependent on the bride and groom’s favorite libations. What a fun and unique way to serve delicious drinks for adults to enjoy! You can even toast to a long and happy marriage while your guests sip on these drinks. Check out the drink mixtures below as well as how newlyweds decided to present their drinks to their guests. Don't worry I have included some non-alcohol options as well!...

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The Tangerine Tango

by Claire

It can be hard to get inspired for a summer wedding when the weather outside is frightful, so I thought I'd share a little sunny tangerine wedding color palette to keep you in the summer mood. Tangerine Tango is a happy and bright wedding color that is perfect for a mid-summer, outdoor wedding. I love Roohi Photography's inspired styled shoot that incorporates the beautiful color in creative ways. The signature drink sports tangerines slices, the cake is a bright orange you simply...

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Simply Gorgeous Vineyard Real Wedding in California

by Claire

Of course we love glamorous, big weddings with intricate design, but sometimes the simple weddings are the most gorgeous (and the least expensive!). Set in the idealic Sbragia Family Vineyard in Northern California, Susanna and Jason's destination wedding was one of those simply spectacular weddings. The couple chose simple pink sugar peas throughout the ceremony and reception, and used wine barrels tastefully without creating a rustic feel. The guest book table was inviting and...

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9 Sweet Wedding Cake Alternatives

by Azure

We've already showed you tons of delectable alternatives to a traditional wedding cake, and if you missed our coverage, just check out the links at the bottom of this post. But we're not done yet! Read on to feast your eyes on 9 delicious wedding cake alternatives, then share your top picks in the comments section! 1.  Macaron Towers - You'll have to dream up a new tradition to replace the cake cutting moment, but it will be totally worth it once you see your tasty tower of...

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12 Delicious Signature Drinks for Summertime

by Azure

Saturday marked the first official day of Summer (yay!), and I'm sure many of you had fabulous weddings to attend this weekend! If you did, we'd love to hear about them in the comments section below! But first, indulge in our round-up of favorite signature drinks for summertime nuptials! 1.  Southern Bride INGREDIENTS: 2 Parts Gin | 1 Part Grapefruit Juice | 3 Dashes Maraschino Liqueur 2.  Moscow Mule INGREDIENTS: 2 oz of vodka | 3/4 oz of lime | 1/4 oz of simple syrup...

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How To: Stock the Reception Bar Like a Champ

by Azure

A few weeks back, Jessica of The Budget Savvy Bride shared her best tips and tricks for pulling off a spectacular wedding on a dime. When asked to divulge her single best budget wedding idea, she had this to say... For my wedding, we found a venue that allowed us to supply our own alcohol, so we shopped at discount stores for our wine and beer for the reception. Cheapo Trader Joe's wine was disguised by custom wine bottle labels we DIY'd so no one was the wiser! If you're savvy...

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7 Valentine’s Day Cocktails to Mix Up for Your Groom

by Azure

While the romance-inspired cocktails below are perfect to spice up your Valentine's Day, they'd also make amazing signature drinks for your wedding day! Ready to get boozy, brideys? 1 - The Sweetheart Martini Ingredients: Vodka, cranberry juice, Grand Mariner, fresh lime juice. Click here to get the recipe. 2 - Bésame (aka Kiss Me) Ingredients: Elderberry, raspberry leaves, ginger & topped w/ prosecco Click here to get the recipe. 3 - Red Currant...

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Sugarfina for Your Wedding Sweets Needs

by Brooklyn Bride

If you haven't heard of Sugarfina yet, you can thank me at the end of this post! Essentially, it's an online shop featuring the best candy from around the world, packaged to perfection. Need something different for your wedding reception candy bar? Try searching by country of origin or type of candy to find unique options. They'll make great favors and gifts as well.... I recommend trying one of their tasting sets so you can sample lots of different types of candy. My favorite is...

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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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Edible Favors for the Wedding

by Brooklyn Bride

I'm a big fan of edible favors and am always on the lookout for modern ones...here are some goodies! Some you can even customize with your own Instagram photos or text!

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Wine Gifts for Weddings

by Brooklyn Bride

When considering buying a wedding gift, sometimes thinking about the couples interests can help out tremendously. If the couple is really into wine (as most people are!), here are some great ideas for gift giving! Swanson Vineyards has some amazingly packaged house wines with a sense of humor that make excellent gifts. Pair it with a set of his and hers glasses for a complete theme.  Another company, Wine for a Wedding, creates trios of wine suitable for opening on 1st, 5th and...

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Give Wedding Thanks with Uncommonly Cool Gift Baskets from Früute

by Brooklyn Bride

When I first learned about Früute, I quickly became obsessed with their adorably artistic tarts.... and now, they've launched Fruute baskets, so I've got a WHOLE new set of things to get obsessed over! It's a totally cool way to send curated gift baskets for any occasion, including weddings, housewarmings, even just I'm Thinking of ü. Everything is packaged in a super modern felt basket (which you can use afterwards), and accompanied by a little note tucked away in a glass tube....

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Choose Wisely - Fight the Fight Not the War

by Bitchless Bride

Hello brideys. Well I certainly hope that you all had an amazing, fun-filled weekend, I am guessing that some of you had the unfortunate experience of duking it out with your fiancé, mother, father, mother-in-law or even the Holy Ghost. But, no matter what happened, you have to consider what is worth the fight, and what's not. Because your sanity during the wedding planning is at stake if everything is a fight. I'm currently working with a lovely bride who is receiving a healthy...

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Sweet Edible Necklaces, Bouquets and More

by Azure

The statement necklace above is sure to put any bride in a sunshiny state of mind. But what's even more magical than the intricate detailing and whimsical design, is that it's completely crafted from sugary sweet candy. Amazing, isn't it? We have Andie's Specialty Sweets to thank for this knockout piece, and as you'll see below, Andie has plenty more sweet tricks up her sleeves! Another fabulous Etsy seller for all things sweet is Vintage Confections. I especially love the fancy...

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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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15 Sweet Wedding Treats for 4th of July

by Azure

Chances are you're not getting hitched this Fourth of July (since it's smack dab in the middle of the week this year). But if you're planning a patriotic engagement party, bridal shower or bachelorette, or have a July 4th wedding date set for 2013 or beyond, these tasty red, white and blue sweets are sure to inspire! From wedding cake alternatives to festive guest favors, just take a look and let your creativity run wild...  Will you say I Do to any of these recipes? Which Fourth...

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How to Politely “Taste” Your Food – 6 Rules of Wedding Tasting Etiquette

by Bitchless Bride

With your wedding quickly approaching, some of you bridey’s are getting ready to chow down at your wedding food tasting. It’s really exciting because usually it’s the first time that things feel “real”. Like, you’re getting married, and this is the food that will be served at your wedding! How awesome is that? But, it is imperative that you read this post before you “taste”. As a wedding planner, I have had several incredible food tastings due to the pure talent of...

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Sweet Wedding Guest Favors to DIY

by Azure

Everyone loved the adorable floral-filled ice cubes we shared in our DIY section a few weeks back. Curious to know if anyone's taken the plunge and tried the DIY!? Today we've got another fabulous do-it-yourself project for brides willing to roll up their sleeves and get crafty! I spotted the daisy lollipops (below) on the Funkytime blog, and thought they'd make sweet & memorable wedding guest favors for Spring or Summer I Do's! While Funkytime filled their pops with little...

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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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