Saving Money on Alcohol
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How can we cut costs for our reception?
Want to have something stronger than soft drinks at your wedding but are watching your pennies? Try one of these approaches:
- If you don't have to buy your alcohol from the venue where you're having your reception, buy your own---you'll get it cheaper and be able to pick out what you want.
- Have a limited bar as opposed to an open bar.
- Cut back on the number of different kinds of liquor you provide---nix the mixed drinks, have champagne only for the toasting, and then serve one each of basic wines (red, white and blush) and one or two kinds of beer.
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