Monday, April 7, 2008

Wedding Favor

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Fiance and I had a lot of fun just hanging out. I got my giant margarita on friday. We watched a lot of Lost and spent too much time in our sweats. It was fun and those are some of our favorite times together.



I also wanted to tell my readers, I'm sorry if my posts are becoming all about my wedding lately. I kind of just started this blog becuase I have enjoyed reading other people's blogs and I wanted my own. I have found that its also become a good place to post wedding pictures and ideas. All of you "Mrs.'s" give me great feedback. So, on to the wedding :)



As far as favors for my wedding, the only favors I wanted were ones that people could eat. I have been to wedidngs where they had other favors, haven't we all? But honestly, I thought it was cute at the time and then in attempts to de-clutter, I usually threw it away. I contemplated a candy bar, but I feel like everyone is doing this. So instead, I am having a home-made dessert bar. My family is big into baking. My Grandmommy used to make 15 different kinds of cookies at Christmas. My Mom used to bake with us a lot. I still remember pulling the kitchen chair over to the counter to "help." Its funny to watch my nephew do this now.



Those are fun memories for me and its part of who I am. My plan is to have around 5 or 6 different cookies from our families. Then have cellophane bags with our "label" (also known as a monogram) on them for the guests to help themselves. I am going to write little display cards that tell what the cookie is and "whose" it was. For example, "Mom's Everything Cookie." Yes, you've heard of the Everything Bagel? Well my Mom makes the Everything Cookie . . . out of this world



I know you all are thinking, when am I going to do all this? Well, I have thought that through. I won't be working the two weeks before the wedding. So one of those days, I am going to bake and then just freeze the cookies. They will all freeze well. Then the day of the wedding my "wedding coordinator" can take them to the site and set them up. Still getting used to that idea - the wedding coordinator.



8 comments:

Lauren said...

I have enjoyed reading about your wedding! I think the favors will be yummy!

Jenna said...

I'm glad your blog is about your wedding :) I think it's a great idea to work on family traditions and customs into the wedding. Your guests will enjoy that so much more than something storebought anyways.

The Mrs. said...

I think it's a great idea because it's so presonal to your family. I called my grandmother Grandmommy too! Now Landon calls my mom grandmommy! Love it!

Some Like it Southern said...

I am glad to hear you had such a nice weekend with your fiance. Sometimes the best weekends are those spent in pj's and sweats.
As far as your posting of wedding stuff goes, it's your blog, so it should be about your life and right now your life is all about(somewhat) your upcoming wedding. It's fun to read about what you are doing and planning. And who knows, maybe another bride out there is getting ideas from you!
I love the idea of the family cookies. My favor was personal and close to my heart and I recieved more compliments on it. Plus I think it will be such a cute treat!

Life, Love & Lola said...

Love the idea! My husband and I did CD's with all of our favorite music. They were a big hit.

magnoliabelle said...

What a great idea!! And don't you dare worry about too much wedding talk...it's your blog, you share whatever you want:) I'll enjoy reading....promis!

Kiki said...

Love reading about your wedding...keep it coming!!! I love your favor idea and I L.O.V.E the candy bar, that would be so much fun!!!!

Judy said...

A variety of cookies sounds amazing. Everyone will want the recipes!