(Closed) Drinking At Your Wedding

posted 9 years ago in Food
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Well, my SO doesn’t drink much at all.  I don’t either ONLY because I get what we call the “asian blush” not to mention when I drink more than one glass of wine or champagne, I don’t get drunk I just get really really sleepy.  I DON’T WANT TO PASS OUT ON MY WEDDING DAY!!!

 

We will have a champagne toast, but the for whole night we are stocking up on the Sparkling grape juice!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

Oh man…good point! I look like a psychopath in my drunk pics, and Fiance looks like he could doze off at any minute. 

We will have to watch our intake…

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I’m with you on not wanting to look drunk in pix! lol  I plan on drinking, but not like I’m at the club or something.  I just want to feel nice and really relaxed, but I don’t want to look sloopy in pix.  I’ll probably stick to 3 or 4 glasses of wine.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I feel like regardless of how much I might drink in the morning/afternoon (because I will be knocking back mimosas and champagne), my adrenaline and the excitement of the day will help keep me from looking or acting or even being drunk.  It’s the reception I’m worried about, but you know what, that’s OK.  That’s why I am having an open bar!  It’ll be time to let go, have fun and stop worrying about pretty.

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I’m not a big drinker so it wasn’t a problem.  I wouldn’t worry about drinking after the cocktail hour since not a lot of pictures are really taken then.

Post # 8
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2010

it was a no brainer for us- it gives me migraines and him tummy problems. we never drink. my cousin got drunk at her wedding and ended up looking a hot mess. even if i did drink, after seeing that it would be enough to keep me sober for a night.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

soo im maybe the only who dont care for it??  we both drink and we are planning to drink in our wedding. we even will have some tequila bottles for us and the bridal party. we arent alcoholic but we are planning to enjoy our wedding… that doesnt mean we will get drunk…. 🙂

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

My Fiance and I both know our limits, so we have no problem drinking at the wedding. It will mostly be beer and wine, so I’m not too worried.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I won’t have much because I can’t hold my liquor to begin with.  I’ve told Fiance that I’d prefer him to wait to go crazy until AFTER he’s done his speech. I want him to remember the night!

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

We know our limits, but we also love the booze on special occasions.  It’s easy to get carried away at something as exciting as a wedding, especially your own, and since people get drunk more easily in novel/exciting situations than they do at their favorite old dive bar, we will probably be setting some rough limits for ourselves.  It’s not like we’d ever end up so drunk that we’d be hanging over the toilet bowl later that night (I’ve NEVER been this drunk), but I think it will be good for us to make a conscious effort to get nothing more than a bit of a buzz!

Post # 13
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m not a huge drinker, but probably will nurse a glass of white wine over the night. I’m more excited about the pop we’re getting from a local place and drinking it out of the funky vintage looking bottles! LOL! I’ve told Fiance he can drink a bit, but he’s not allowed to get drunk. I don’t think I’ve ever told him before he’s “not allowed” to do something, but we both agree that it’s too expensive of a day to not be able to remember the next day. Plus if we want to… umm…. have a *private* celebration, I don’t want the alcohol to interfere with the party going if you catch my drift… LOL!

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

My fiance’ and I have talked quite a lot about this issue…neither of us are big drinkers but we usually do have a drink or two every few days (beer, cocktail, a glass of wine, etc)

As far as our wedding we both have agreed to drink just at the champange toasts and we can each have a small drink before hand as well. It will work for us …I know a few people who have regretted how much they drank, and others who haven’t…so I think it depends on the couple but I know that for us, I want to be “100% there” but also relaxed, so hopefully this plan will work for us 🙂

Post # 15
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

We were SO ready for a drink by the time the reception rolled around, we had two while we were talking to people. We were being responsible (we’re good at knowing our limits) and by about 830pm or so (photographer was leaving at 930pm), I figured, “screw it, i’m having a few drinks”. We were feeling good by about 9pm. We don’t look wasted, I didn’t forget my wedding, we didn’t set limits or anything on each other, we just played it by ear and had a good time. No point getting too stuffy once the photographer leaves! We had a good “party buzz” going on, but we WERE NOT smashed, drunk, ridiculous, or stupid. Just enough to allow us to have a good time, forget how tired we were, cut loose a little, and chill out. We had an open bar–our guests were imbibing, our friends were imbibing, it was all good

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I’ll probably have a glass of wine before to calm my nerves, but I’ll just have a little champagne and maybe a couple cocktails at the reception. I don’t want to drink anything more because my eyes always look glassy and red if I get tipsy!

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