One of the bestest ways to keep your wedding budget on track is to tame the Bar Beast. You know, the "Ohmygodisthatthecostofanopenbarohmygod" Bar Beast. Because, let's face it, cash bars at a wedding are simply tacky (and, as far as I am concerned – rude). So how does one handle the cost of an open bar without going broke? Two words…signature drink.
Choose a beer or wine that you love and then a signature drink. In addition to water and a few soda choices, that's all you really need to make your guests happy. Signature drinks are great – they can match your wedding decor, or be named after the couple, or symbolize a special memory for the couple.
Here are a couple of possible ideas for your wedding's signature drink:
(from Martha Stewart):
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