(Closed) A Penny for your thoughts?

posted 9 years ago in Beehive
  • poll: Are you going to have a penny in your shoe at your wedding?
    Yes : (4 votes)
    21 %
    No : (6 votes)
    32 %
    Haven't thought about it : (3 votes)
    16 %
    Never heard of it : (4 votes)
    21 %
    I like Skittles : (2 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I think the original saying is "and a sixpence in her shoe," but US brides use pennies because they don’t necessarily have a bunch or British change sitting around.  🙂 

    One of the photographers we interviewed tried to sell us on the idea of staging pictures of my dad putting a penny in my shoe before the wedding.  We didn’t go with him, but I wore strappy heels for the wedding.  Where was my dad going to put the penny?  It seemed like "one more thing" to me so I didn’t do it.  For some people, it completes the tradition, so then they might want to do it.   

    Post # 4
    Member
    2470 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I believe it used to be a sixpence in your shoe but because sixpences are harder to come by a penny suffices.

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