"Throwing a breakfast can be ideal," says Denise Vivaldo, caterer and author of "Do It for Less! Weddings: How to Create Your Dream Wedding Without Breaking the Bank" (Sellers Publishing, 2008). "You can serve mimosas with fresh-squeezed orange juice or set up a lovely coffee bar with whipped cream and chocolate chips. Plus, all of a sudden, the emphasis isn't only on drinking. It's on what's happening."