wedding reception ideas

Pop the Champagne… It’s a Party After All!

It’s easy to get so caught up in wedding planning stress that you forget one very important thing – you are supposed to actually have fun at your wedding! So, on the morning of the big day, take a few deep breaths – don’t worry if the limousine is ten minutes late, forget that your Uncle Larry showed up with a surprise Plus One, and make sure you have your spare (comfortable) dancing shoes packed. Here’s a few more [...]

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Moscow mule recipe

The Secret to a Perfect Moscow Mule Cocktail

Even though the Moscow Mule cocktail first became popular in the 1940s and was the “it drink” for many years, it eventually lost its popularity. However, the Moscow Mule has made a comeback in a big way! Soooo, you may be wondering  what’s the “secret” that is mentioned in my title. Well here it is… The “secret” to making the perfect Moscow Mule is the copper mug that has been associated with the cocktail since its inception. While the Moscow Mule is a delicious [...]

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Impress Your Wedding Reception Guests … Serve the Meal in Shooters

Trying to figure out what sort of meal service you want at your wedding reception luncheon or dinner can be a challenge.  For example, do you want a sit-down dinner, a buffet, or hors d’oeuvres only? If want your guests to be impressed with your creativity, consider serving some or all of the food in shooters, especially if you are DIY-ing some or all of your reception meal. It really is easier than you might think!Some key points to [...]

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wedding signature cocktails

Signature Wedding Cocktail

One of the biggest expenses for a wedding reception is an open bar. Costs can spiral out of control pretty fast, since most venues charge you for every bottle that is opened, even if it was used for just one drink. If you are handling the bar details yourself, it can be an overwhelming task and expensive to stock it, hire a bartender, and the like. One way to save money on the alcoholic beverages is to offer just wine [...]

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