a-la-taylor Easy Wedding Punch Recipes

You know what’s easier than a bunch of made-to-order cocktails?  Punch.  There’s a reason why it’s a party staple.  Keep your guests refreshed with one (or more, we’re not judging) of these delicious punch recipes!  When taking a look at... Read More

pink-spritzer Alcohol-Related Concerns at Your Wedding

There are so many sticky issues surrounding serving alcohol at your wedding reception.  Here are 3 common situations and some ways to minimize fallout from your decisions. Not serving alcohol?  You’re ten years sober or your religion doesn’t allow drinking... Read More

01-collage Citrus Cocktails

  This weekend I’ve decided to ignore the weather outside and make some cool, citrusy cocktails (of course, I might have to enjoy them by the fire) as I look forward to summer. Whether you prefer bourbon, vodka, rum, or... Read More

champagne Wedding Champagne Quick Guide: 5 Things to Know

When purchasing your wedding Champagne, chances are you have a lot of questions. Here are the top 5 common questions and answers about all things bubbly, from the different types of Champagne to just how much you need to purchase... Read More

hot buttered copy Holiday Drinks for Your Winter Party

Nothing says “Happy Christmas” to me quite like holiday cocktails.  So, I have brought you a round-up of fabulous beverages from hot buttered rums to mulled wine! A Dark and Stormy is a fun beverage for a Christmas party–chilly enough... Read More

hot cocktails copy Warm Up With Hot Drinks

No matter how your team is doing so far this season, chances are you would like a drink with the game. Last weekend was particularly brutal (both the game and the temperature outside) so I went hunting for my favorite... Read More

snippetandink-copy Green Bride Guide With 3 Great Holiday Cocktail Ideas

In the midst of the hubbub over food, sometimes special holiday wedding drinks get overlooked. Alcoholic beverages are a mainstay at many American tables during the holidays—from brandy and scotch to fancy mixed drinks and cocktails. Show your guests it’s... Read More

Wessner_Marrett_Jamie_Bodo_Photography_jbp131_low How to Calculate the Right Amount of Alcohol

How do you calculate beer and wine amounts for a three-hour reception for 150 people? Most will be light drinkers but a few will probably drink more. I can’t find any clear answers on this issue! We’re just serving beer... Read More

groom-bowtie-white-flower-22501 Just Say “No” to Cash Bars

You may be tempted to have a cash bar for a variety of reasons, from cutting costs on your already swollen wedding budget to wanting to avoid having your guests overindulge before having to travel home from your wedding.  And... Read More

Inspiration Board: Groomsmen Gifts

Photo Credits: Gift bag: Sarah K. Chen Photography Personalized golf towel and bag: Advantage Bridal Men’s Club gift basket: Gifts for All Holidays Assortment of gifts: The Stovall Collection Groomsmen socks: Weddings Are... Read More

The Man Registry with Bachelor Party Cocktail Ideas

Photography by The Wiebners – see more at www.thewiebners.com In today’s rough economic times, we’re seeing a lot of bachelor parties being held at homes instead of the bars. Doing the party this way allows everyone to drink cheaper and... Read More

whiskey For the Grooms: Whiskey Cocktails

Want cocktails at your bachelor party, but prefer to avoid anything pink and fizzy? Here are a few recommendations that celebrate the greatest of gentlemen’s drinks: whiskey. Old Fashioned: 2oz. Bourbon whiskey (Maker’s Mark is terrific cocktail bourbon) 2 dashes... Read More