e dible-delectable, fancy-shmancy favors – something for your tummy to savor, your eyes to dance over, and your memory to tuck away forever – noshable nuptial presents should teem with every personable touch possible. The easiest way to incorporate tastebud-esque take-aways is to mimic an aspect or theme of your reception. A Santa Fe hoe-down could be chockfull of cherry salsa while a Japanese garden ceremony may bloom elegant offerings of green and white mountain tea silk sachets. Think nothing too cute, nothing too sweet, and an unmistakeable stamp of confident coupledom a mmm…must.
u shering’s no walk down the aisle: he’s typically the first to arrive, the last to leave and the one ensuring that in between, all guests are greeted, escorted to their seats and generally kept quietly happy. Clearly, the boy’s got to have skills and stamina. And on top of a mound of duties, he has to rent or buy a nice suit, and often, help organize a bachelor party. That last task may not give you a warm and fuzzy feeling inside, but make no mistake, this guy’s the man, and as such, deserves a little gesture of gratitude. It’s hard enough shopping for your fiancé, let alone your fiancé’s man friend, so feel
y our bridesmaids are your go-to-gals when you’ve got good dish to spill, when you feel a lengthy rant coming on, and when your hairdresser comes thisclose to convincing you a page-boy haircut would look darling. They don’t just take care of your wedding day; they take care of you, every day. You love and trust the bejesus out of your little entourage, and now it’s time to show your thanks with a ribbon-tied gesture appreciation. leave them sparkling Velvet sachets a
t hose out-of-town devotees making the trek to your great, capping hook-up merit thank-yous of palpability, and preferably, edibility. A complimentary bucket of champagne by the tub or a.m. room service gratis are gestures worth doling, no doubt. But sometimes, whether you’re hoping to penny pinch or not, a grab-bag jam-packed with stuff is just more fun and interactive. A goody basket outfitted to the T, waiting patiently back at their hotel room, should do the trick. But what to fill it with? Anything practical, sentimental, cutesy or yummy works, especially when followed through with a ribbon and thank you note of short
s hopping for one can be a little tricky, but picking out a present for two can be a much stickier situation. The goal is to find something that will appeal to even the most schizophrenic of couples, which is why practical items like furniture or domestic appliances are so appealing to the buyer. However, more and more, couples are moving in together before tying the knot. So, what do you get for the husband and wife who already have the toaster and blender, and twelve different china sets? Think of this as a good opportunity to give them something that will bring them together as newlyweds. Below you will fin