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Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes

We featured Brant and Erik’s super romantic, candlelit love story a couple of weeks back and it bowled us over with it’s fabulousness. But absolutely not to be missed were their inspired signature cocktails and mocktails. I had to find out what was in these clearly delicious libations and was thrilled when I was able to snag the recipes for them, all created by the mixologist artists at Maine-based The Bar Association.

Kombucha mocktails as your signature cocktail? It's a thing and we've got recipes!

Kombucha mocktails as your signature cocktail? It’s a thing and we’ve got recipes!

If kombucha is your thing, and it is for some of us, then get ready for a new kind of signature cocktail for your wedding: kombucha mocktails! These non-alcoholic drinks are full of cocktail-style ingredients that make them yummy for everyone. Here are a few of our favorite kombucha mocktails recipes…

My circus, my monkeys: our "fun" in dysfunctional wedding

My circus, my monkeys: our wedding put the “fun” in dysfunctional

Both our families are slightly unconventional, to say the least. We decided that our families put the “fun” in dysfunctional, and wanted to create a wedding day that was full of festivities to match our family’s strange dynamics. We are proud of the little family that we have, so we decided to put on a carnival-themed wedding to honor our dysfunction. Here’s how we did it…

My son has an alcohol problem. How do I handle him with an open bar at the wedding?

How do I handle an alcoholic wedding guest and an open bar at my wedding?

I appreciated your article about how to handle a abusive/misbehaving wedding guest. I am getting married next year and I have a son with an drug and alcohol problem. I cannot uninvite him but need tips on how to handle him. He is fine until he starts drinking and there is no way that we can keep him from drinking since we are having an open bar.

I was considering hiring someone to attend to watch him and, as soon as gets boorish, place him in an cab and send him home. Where do I find a babysitter?

Mocktail recipes for weddings

18 delicious mocktail recipes to thrill your teetotaling guests

We’ve talked about delicious mocktails and non-boozy drinks before, but we knew there were more drool-worthy recipes out there to inspire your DIY bar, signature drinks, or to suggest to your bar service.

Marita & Loren’s backyard Sunday queer and trans wedding

We love the focus on accessibility and inclusion in this wedding! It’s no wonder their community was so willing to come together and make this sweet backyard wedding a reality. With amazing poetry, a night-before intention setting and ring blessing gathering, and killer style (including a wooden bow tie!), this pair wins the internet today.