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Game on, Wayne: our favorite games to play at your reception and pre-parties

You probably already know that a good portion of Offbeat Bride readers don't love dancing. But they DO love games — board games, card games, lawn games, video gamesall games all the time, amirite?! We decided to team up with one of our favorite party games and sponsors, Cads About Matrimony (the wedding game that doesn't suck!), to list out some of our favorite ways to get your party on.

PARTY ON, WAYNE. Gaaaaame on, Garth. Let's do this…

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These delicious brunch wedding ideas will make you a morning person

Brunch weddings have a LOT of perks: cheaper rates at venues, lots of daytime fun for lawn games and getting everyone home early, breakfast foods (the best meal of the day!), and of course… MORNING COCKTAILS!. Brunch is best, you guys. Here are some delicious brunch wedding ideas including topping bars, waffle cakes, and coffee cocktails. Let's talk making brunch bananas.

A Bozo Buckets or ring toss wedding game: your new glass-clinking alternative idea

In case you've never heard of it (it's totally regional), the tradition of guests tapping their glassware and making the couple kiss is A Thing. And when you're trying to eat your high-priced dinner, kissing every two seconds can get tiresome. So we rounded up some ways to save the glassware and make it a challenge to make you to kiss at the reception. Andrea's idea was to use the concept of Bozo Buckets/ring toss. Toss ping pong balls into numbered buckets and set up the rules for each.

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Essential food truck wedding tips for maximum traveling food fun

Food trucks have so many perks: style for days, great food options, budget-friendly vendors, and ease of having everything in one place. But weather, long lines, and of course, the logistics of the schedule can make a food truck wedding challenging. But when tacos, burgers, ice cream, artisanal coffee, and gourmet street food are the prizes, it's well worth the challenge. Let's talk about food truck wedding tips for securing the dinner hour time and some general tips for making it awesome.