pear in spirit wedding cocktail

Forgo the massive amounts of beer bottles and cans, instead, make sure you’ve got a signature sip ready and waiting for your guests to enjoy. Going this route is a bit more personalized and a lot classier too. Today, we’ve compiled 12 wedding cocktails to quench your thirst (along with the thirst of everyone else …

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Every wedding deserves a signature cocktail. A sip that tastes like and represents the day’s theme and season all in one. We’re gathering the year’s best in flavors and sharing the look and ingredients of some of our favorites. And today’s it’s all about the refreshing and revitalized tastes of summertime. Take a look at …

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Sweetness and a bout of tartness can infuse your celebration with fun and flavors that guests will love. Serve up one … or two … of these raspberry cocktails at your reception! via Pinterest

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Whether you decided to go open bar, beer-and-wine only or a cash bar for your wedding, you can serve signature cocktails! If you opted for beer-and-wine only, having a couple signature cocktails to choose from during the cocktail hour will give the non-beer-and-wine drinkers an option that won’t break your bank. If you chose an …

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Every wedding deserves a signature cocktail. A sip that tastes like and represents the day’s theme and season all in one. We’re gathering the year’s best in flavors and sharing the look and ingredients of some of our favorites. And today’s it’s all about the refreshing and revitalized tastes of springtime. Take a look at …

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Valentine's Day Signature Drinks

With a Valentine’s Day wedding, you’ve got to get into the spirit of the festivity! From the color scheme to the favors for the guests, you’ve got to get creative and infuse the flavor and style of the day into your celebration. And with these signature cocktails and mocktails your guests will enjoy every bit of …

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Wedding Slideshow at the reception made with online tools

Whether you’re sharing photos to create a personalized background to the cocktail hour or reception, or you’re creating a slideshow of memories to share with family and friends after the big day is over, there are so many tools to creating an awesome wedding slideshow. These free applications and accessible software will help even the …

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Planning your dream wedding? Congrats! With so much work and money going into your special day, we know you’ll want to make it stand out. Why give in to the standard trends you see on wedding sites where everything looks the same? Not only is a wedding an occasion to celebrate your love in front …

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pumpkin pie slice sugar cookies recipe

Fall weddings have to include some autumn-inspired flavors. Whether it’s within the signature cocktails or the sweet table, there are so many delicious bites to include. But today, we’re shining a light on the favorite: pumpkin spice. Pies, cookies, brownies, and more, below you’ll find 15 of our favorite pumpkin spice desserts and treats perfect …

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Bride and Groom getting married in a backyard wedding themed celebration

Transforming the backyard into something beautiful could be your ticket to the most perfect (and affordable) of dream weddings. Whether it’s your own, your parents, or a family friend, this is a great way to cut costs on high-priced venues and create a magical event to remember – for both you and your guests. With …

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Bright lights, amazing amusements, and fabulous food; New York is a whirlwind of excitement. Stroll around Central Park hand-in-hand, sip cocktails in Downtown, take in the panoramic views at the Rockefeller observatory and relish in the glamour of Broadway. Tick off all the famous sites from your bucket list and discover the hidden gems, away …

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When it comes to getting married, we often get so caught up in making sure the big day is absolutely perfect that we neglect to put much thought into the honeymoon. If you’re a bride-to-be who hasn’t given her post-nuptial getaway much thought, don’t panic. We’ve put together a list of four cool honeymoon ideas …

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Want to go against the grain on your special day and rock a theme that stands out more spectacularly than the standard white dress and traditional vows? If you yearn for a uniquely unforgettable wedding, then look no further than our guide to doing your “I do’s” differently… Ditch the White Dress If you’re not …

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Spring is the quintessential wedding season. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and the air is filled with a fresh bout of sunshine and perfectly welcoming temperatures. There is so much romantic and fairy-tale quality surrounding these three months of lively beauty – which is why it’s such a beloved time of the …

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Congratulations, you’ve been chosen as maid of honor to the bride to be, and with that prestigious title comes the scary task of planning the perfect bachelorette bash. Although this power can be alluring, you must put yourself in your bride’s shoes and think: what would the bride like to do? Does she love to …

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How to Throw an Incredible Christmas-Season Wedding

There’s something incredibly magical about a winter wedding. The crisp air, the possibility of sparkling snow on the ground, twinkling lights on the homes of all of our neighbors, adding in a layer of the Christmas season infuses even more fairy-tale whimsy into the celebration. Elaborate decor, rich tones, indulgent dishes, ‘tis the season to …

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Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia

According to The Knot, the average cost of a wedding in America hits around the $35k mark. That seems like a bit of a stretch right? If you think about it, $35k could be someone’s yearly salary. I mean, you could buy a (very nice) brand new car with that kind of cash! But, the …

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Drink Rocks Set

One of the responsibilities of the bride and groom is to thank the bridal party appropriately for being a part of such a big moment. Not only did they spend money on gifts, parties and their day of ensembles but they’re sacrificing time away from their own lives as well. And the best way to …

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When lads up and down the country are booking their stag weekends away in Europe, there are ten destinations that get chosen more often than others. With our industry expertise here at Stag Weekends, we have taken a look at some of the reasons why they are the most popular locations that are visited. Barcelona …

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50 Personalized Lip Butter Favors

Guide to Wedding Favors Over the years wedding favors have become increasingly popular. Guests often look forward to receiving a keepsake to take home with them after the wedding party. They add to the decor and theme of the reception, ranging from simple bookmarkers to elegant crystal to delicious, edible treats too! Need more help …

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Complete Guide to Bridal Showers

Guide to Bridal Showers Traditionally falling under the maid of honor and bridesmaids’ list of duties, planning the bridal shower is one of the more fun and light-hearted of the wedding festivities. But whether you’re the bride’s best friend or her mother, we don’t want you to stress. From etiquette to theme ideas, here’s a …

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It’s always fascinating to see what the rich and famous give each other when invited to a wedding. Lavish, unbridled gifts with price tags you probably don’t even want to know are an all-too-common sight at celebrity weddings! It’s unfair to say that an expensive gift automatically equals a great gift, though, as there are …

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By Holly Speed There comes a time in a woman’s life when that big question gets popped. You know, that really important question from the one person who means the absolute world to you – “will you… be my bridesmaid”!? The pressure is on to plan the most amazing bachelorette weekend possible for your best …

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Before we delve into wedding reception drink cost estimations, it’s important to note there’s no real way to know how much your guests will consume. Some might have a glass and a half of champagne while others guzzle two bottles’ worth of wine and several beers. However, obtaining an estimate is still a good idea …

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Planning a wedding is an experience that can’t really be compared with anything else. Not only does it require a huge amount of time, effort, and cash, it also needs a lot of emotional investment. For most people, it is a hugely enjoyable process, but a very exhausting one too. This is why it can …

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Everybody loves a little outdoor soiree – whether it is a small picnic for a group of friends, or a large scale marquee event that accommodates hundreds of guests, outdoor events always have a touch of grandiose and sparkle to them. Many of us share the love of feeding our friends, entertaining, eating and drinking …

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After selecting the venue and the dress, the location of your honeymoon is one of the biggest wedding decisions you’ll make as a couple. A holiday that represents the start of your married life together, you need to be able to pick a destination you’ll both enjoy. When you’ve waved goodbye to the stress of …

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After months of sending invites, going over seating plans and cake tasting, the bride deserves a bespoke hen weekend that’s everything she’s ever wanted. If you’ve been tasked with planning her hen party, our experts have compiled a list of destinations that offer glorious beaches, awe inspiring culture, decadent food, and nightlife that’ll make your …

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Planning your wedding is an exceptionally exciting milestone, as you tie the knot with the one you love. Everyone wants to make their wedding stand out, and there’s no better way to do so than have a weird and unusually themed wedding. Whether you want to have your wedding reception in the midst of a …

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There is something about winter weddings that evoke a sense of magic and mystery in even the most mature of us. As it is more common for couples to host their weddings in the summertime, many of us may have not had the chance to attend a winter wedding, let alone know how to plan …

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Orange isn’t mutually exclusive with black. We’re charging you to think outside the Halloween box and see orange in a new light. Bright, fun and cheery, orange has to be the happiest color in the rainbow. So why not bring a little extra “happy” to the big day? Whether you go with tangerine, apricot, carrot …

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Some brides go in for the more placid wedding themes, such as swans, doves or double hearts. And others mix it up a little with cowboy boots and haystacks, or old Hollywood cocktails. And then there are the brides who aren’t content to borrow anything (except, perhaps, something blue). These are the brides who can …

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You’re planning your wedding around the time that dear cousin Leah gets back from her exchange student stint in India, Uncle Mark’s done with his plantar wart surgery, and — oh yeah — a long weekend you can linger over with your best college friends. Pretty soon, you notice that the Fourth of July happens …

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If you’re planning a June wedding, you are already up to your bouquet in problems and decisions. But, you never want to forget the Mother of the Bride and of the Groom. They often feel left out of the decision making, but they do have minds of their own. So, once you’ve chosen your gown …

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Some brides go in for the more placid wedding themes, such as swans, doves or double hearts. And others mix it up a little with cowboy boots and haystacks, or old Hollywood cocktails. And then there are the brides who aren’t content to borrow anything (except, perhaps, something blue). These are the brides who can …

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Christmas is coming, it’s the special time of year that makes us dream of sparkly lights, warm mulled drinks, tasty mince pies and soft white snow. What better place in the world to get married than in Father Christmas’ home continent! Welcome to the festive cheer of Europe. With some of the world’s oldest Christmas …

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If you’re planning your wedding, chances are you have some idea of the kind of honeymoon you’d like. Perhaps you’re dreaming of golden sands, azure waves, and hammocks that rock gently in the breeze; or maybe city tours, cocktails on the terrace, and historical sites are more your style. If you and your significant other …

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It’s magical, mystical and the epitome of romance. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.  If a winter fête is in your future, why not go all out and hold your big event in a snow-laden land? Think cabins, lodges and ski resorts — ah, yes.  We seriously swoon for a wedding set against a …

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Give your guests something different to bite into with one (or more) of these petite desserts. Mix and match your favorite flavors, create a theme, serve them with signature cocktails; the possibilities are endless! Let’s dive into some ideas!   via Pinterest

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Create a warm, cozy and trendy wedding with some mason jar additions. Shabby chic fashion and rustic vibes will always need these essential pieces to make it com full circle. Check out our favorite ways to incorporate these cuties into the day’s decor! Having an outdoor wedding? Have the glasses a “grab and go” of …

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From start to finish, planning a wedding can be a tiring and stressful task.  And one of your first decisions you have to make is deciding on a theme for the big day. From ultra-modern to shabby-chic, there are so many varieties of wedding day style. Since the warmer months are creeping in, we’ve decided …

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Don’t be afraid to be bright on the big day. With spring in full bloom and summer just around the corner, we’ve got citrus circulating in our minds. Whether lemon, lime, orange or grapefruit, the colors of the citrus rainbow are light and refreshing — a perfect palette for your wedding, provided by nature. We …

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Carnival Wedding

Are you dreaming of a wedding in the springtime? Instead of simply picking out a color and trying to create a magical setting around that one-dimensional idea, try thinking about a theme and running with it. Be as unique or personal as you’d like, think about details and accents from the flowers to the signature …

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Wedding Day Color Ideas

Are you newly engaged and starting to plan your big day? After the shock wears off of that beautiful ring on your finger, the work can start to take its toll on you. The dress, the flowers, the food; it can be a bit much. But before all of that can happen you have to …

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DIY Floral Ampersand

A gorgeous wedding dress and charming DIY, here’s our quick roundup of the best of the wedding world – in our eyes – from the past week! Cocktails & mocktails for your Valentine’s Day celebration! — Top Wedding Sites Check out this gorgeous, DIY tutorial on how to create your own floral ampersand! — Style …

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You can’t get more romantic than a proposal during the festive period, regardless of how you do it. The internet has an abundance of wedding site inspiration on how you can propose and guarantee a “yes!” as well as preparing for the wedding post-celebration, and we’re here to help. Down on one knee is the …

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Biscuit Wedding Reception Food Bar

Wedding receptions consist of two important details: the food and the dancing. Which means, the food has to be delicious and memorable and the music, DJ or band you’ve chosen needs to be entertaining and fun. Today, we’re focusing on the food, as it can be the most expensive part of the entire celebration, but also …

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Why Get Married in Puerto Vallarta? We’ve said it many times that Mexico is our favorite country for destination weddings. With its easy access from anywhere in the U.S, beautiful beaches, great service and lots of activities, it is the perfect destination wedding location. Mexico is big so we decided to help narrow down the choices …

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Pumpkin Signature Cocktail

Fall flavors are now surrounding us and autumn brides are counting down the days. Cozy sweaters and falling leaves are all we are anticipating, that and, of course, all the wonderful, rich flavors of this comfy season. And that means if you’re celebrating your “I do’s” during the season of changing colors and gourds galore, …

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  Weddings can take years to plan: after all, it is supposed to be the most important day of your life! When planning a wedding theme, though, it is all about the detail. If you are going to have a wedding theme then you need to make it as successful as possible by taking it …

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