8 Edible Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

Choosing the right wedding favor can sometimes be a challenge. You want to choose something that expresses your love and appreciation, but you also want it to be something your guests will be glad to receive.

With edible wedding favors, you can never go wrong. Edible favors, whether homemade or store bought, are an easy way to show off your personality. And guests are sure to enjoy the yummy treat!

Unsure what kind of edible wedding favor you should give out? We have several great options for you. Here are eight of our favorites:

1. Jam

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Jam wedding favors are perfect for a fall wedding and a great way to “spread your love!” If you’re skilled in the kitchen, you may be thinking about canning them yourself. But with everything else you need to do with your wedding, placing an order for ready-to-go jars is an easy decision.

2. Hershey’s Kisses

Who doesn’t love a chocolate treat? No wedding is complete without some sweets, and Hershey’s Kisses make the perfect addition to your guests’ tables. Place them in little candy dishes for your guests to snack on throughout your reception, or wrap them up in candy bags for them to take home. Plus, you can even put a personal spin on the chocolates and personalize them with your names, wedding date or other special message.

3. Mints

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Are you and your groom “mint to be?” Mint wedding favors will give all your guests fresh breath for the whole night. Then, at the end of the night, guests can put the tin in their purse or take it home. Mints are sure to come in handy, and every time they look at the tin, they’ll be reminded of what a great time they had at your wedding.

4. Chocolate Bars

A big chocolate bar is sure to sweeten any guest’s night. Instead of offering multiple chocolate pieces, opt for a big chocolate bar instead. Personalize it with a custom wrapper to add an extra special touch. With such a decadent favor, your guests are sure to feel special. Just make sure they don’t spoil their appetite and miss out on the cake!

5. Maple Syrup

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When your guests receive maple syrup wedding favors, you’ll have them already thinking about their morning pancakes! Little bottles of syrup are a sweet way to give thanks to your guests and provide them with a treat they’re sure to love.

6. Wine

If you and your fiance love to drink wine, why not share your love with your guests? Choose your favorite wine and give your guests mini bottles. You’ll show off your personality in a fun way! Take it a step further and use personalized wine labels to turn that ordinary bottle of wine into a custom one for your wedding.

7. Hot Cocoa

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Are you planning a winter wedding? Don’t let the cold weather get your guests down. Gift them a package of hot cocoa and those winter blues will be long gone. Add a cute mug and some marshmallows to make a complete favor!

8. Your Favorite Treat!

Do you make something special in the kitchen? Maybe it’s your grandma’s secret cookie recipe or your signature dessert. Whatever it is, it’s easy to make it your wedding favor with beautiful favor boxes. Sending your guests home with cupcakes? Cute cupcake favor boxes are perfect to adorn your tables with and make it easy for guests to take home such a sweet treat.

Ready to choose your edible wedding favors? Visit Wedding Favors & More to browse our wide selection!

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5 Wedding Themes You Should Consider

Your wedding should be a reflection of you. You want to show guests your personality, what you care about and what makes you special. And the easiest way to do it is through your theme.

The right theme can take your wedding from good to amazing! And who doesn’t want to throw an amazing wedding?

But choosing a theme can be a challenge. How can you ensure your theme is consistent and carried off without a hitch? Take a look at these tried-and-true themes and you may find the one that is just right for you!

Beach

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If your dream is to get married with the smell of the sea in the air and sand between your toes, your wedding theme comes together easily. For colors, all-over white is classic and clean, but you could also incorporate some ocean-inspired hues like blue and green.

Serve your guests some beach cocktails like mojitos and be sure to include some seafood on the menu. Use seashells as decorations and send your guests home with a fun flip flop wedding favor.

Rustic

Nature lovers are the perfect candidates for rustic weddings. Rustic themes are all about showcasing nature’s beauty and that starts with choosing the right venue. It should be somewhere you can be close to nature such as a farm, garden or even a country backyard.

Use wood, fresh flowers and burlap to create beautiful decorations that give that true rustic feel. Mason jars make the perfect containers for your wedding favors, and look great placed on all of your tables.

Vintage

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Are you an old soul at heart? Then a vintage wedding goes perfectly with your style. Get that classic vintage look in a lace wedding dress and red lipstick with some old fashioned high heels. Incorporate lace in other areas too, such as your tablecloths and in your centerpieces.

Classic black and white colors never go out of style and make your wedding elegant and timeless. A simple candle or picture frame makes the perfect wedding favors.

Wine

If you and your fiancé are wine aficionados, your wedding is the perfect place to showcase your hobby. Consider using a vineyard as your venue, and be sure your favorite wines are on the menu – and plenty of it!

Use wine barrels as part of your décor, and send your guests home with a stylish bottle stopper or corkscrew.

Seasonal

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There’s no easier way to choose a theme than to look to the season. With each season comes rich color palettes, such as oranges and purples in fall, reds and golds in winter and pastels in spring.

Choose flowers that are in season to ensure your wedding is bright and vibrant – and to save some money too! Tie your theme in with your wedding favors too. Go for jam favors for fall, an ice cream bowl for summer or snowflake coasters for winter.

Have you chosen your wedding theme? Visit Wedding Favors & More to browse our selection of wedding favors perfect for any wedding favors!

6 Steps to Planning the Perfect Engagement Party

He got down on one knee, popped the question and now you have a sparkly diamond on your finger. What now?

It’s time to celebrate! And the best way to do that is with an engagement party.

You may be thinking “Wait, I have to plan an engagement party AND a wedding?” But the answer is no, engagement parties aren’t always necessary. But they are a fun way to get the wedding celebrations started off right!

Planning your engagement party doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated, and chances are you’ll have lots of help from your friends and family. Here are our six steps for planning an engagement party that you and all of your guests will love:

1. Pick a date

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You just got engaged. Give yourself a little time to breathe before jumping right into engagement party planning. Make sure you have enough time to just enjoy being engaged.

Before you decide on a date for your engagement party, you should decide on your wedding date. If the perfect venue is only available on a date six months away, you may choose to forgo the engagement party to focus on wedding planning.

Once you have an idea of when the wedding will take place, you can work backwards to find a time that will work best for you to throw the engagement party.

2. Set a budget

Just like you should figure out your wedding date before the engagement party date, you should also decide on your wedding budget first. You’ll want to ensure you have enough money for both events.

If someone else is throwing the engagement party on your behalf, discuss the budget with them. Knowing your budget will help you make decisions on the venue, food and other details.

3. Find a venue

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When choosing a venue, think about what style event you’d like to have. For a formal event, you may want to go with a country club or even a banquet hall. But a low-key event will be perfect at a casual restaurant or even your backyard.

Don’t be afraid to think outside the box, and go for something more unique like a beach party or a BBQ. It doesn’t have to match what you’re doing for the wedding either.

4. Invite guests

Your engagement party guest list doesn’t have to be long. You may choose to keep it to just your close friends and family. But if you extend the list, just be sure that whoever you invite to the engagement party will get an invitation to the wedding, too.

Sending out formal invitations is optional for your engagement party. If you want, you can just go with word of mouth. Whatever style of party you’re going with, your choice of invitations should match it.

5. Choose a menu

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What kind of food will you eat? Catering or home cooking? Will you serve dinner or just drinks and appetizers? There are lots of different ways to go with your menu. Your guests won’t necessarily expect a five-course meal, but make sure that if you don’t serve a meal, you make it clear on your invitations.

6. Celebrate!

Once you have all the details settled, it’s time for the fun part – the celebration! Consider wearing a white dress or outfit to stand out as the bride. And be prepared to show off your beautiful diamond ring!

Recently engaged? Start planning your wedding with the help of Wedding Favors & More! Visit our website to find everything you need!