(Closed) Favor advice!

posted 6 years ago in Favors
  • poll: Given the below described circumstances, which would you choose?
    Splurge for the mini wine bottles--- they will be worth it! : (8 votes)
    16 %
    homemade cookies with the recipe : (39 votes)
    76 %
    Other (please describe below) : (4 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    3471 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

    You can’t miss something you never had. Your guests wont know about the other options you considered, and will likely think the homemade cookies are very sweet and will be touched that you went through the effort to make them all. 

    Post # 4
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    $6+ a person is WAY too much to spend on favors, IMO.  Save the money and go with the cookies.  I LOVE homemade cookies.

    Post # 5
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Homemade cookies for the win!

    Post # 6
    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Honestly, I’d forgo the favors entirely.  I totally agree with PPs that the wine bottles are way too expensive, and I don’t think the cookies will be cheap, but even cheaper is not having favors 🙂

    Post # 7
    4466 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Cookies definitely!  We did cookies at ours and it was a huge hit.  However, my cousin did the wine bottles, and the wine was NASTY.  I would have rather had a cookie! (Not that yours would have been gross, but you know what I mean!)

    Post # 9
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    @juliette.eliza:  +1

    I don’t think a favor is necessary at all. If I were cutting a budget that would be the first thing to go IMO!

    Post # 10
    2711 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012



    Yeah, if you’re already having unlimited wine, no need for extra mini-bottles.  Maybe you can cut and decorate the cookies to look like wine bottles or grapes?

    Post # 11
    1668 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    @Beckster329:  Agreed.

    If you’re trying to cut costs, skip the favors all together. Nobody will miss them because a lot of people don’t care about favors.  I think homemade cookies would be a nice touch, but do you really want to bake that many cookies right before your wedding?

    Save yourself time and money and skip the whole favor thing!

    Post # 13
    3078 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    People will be happy with whatever favor you give them, whether it’s cookies or a mini wine bottle!  Mypinkshoes that’s a cute idea too!

    Post # 14
    1036 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    i would not break yourself for a favor. but what do you think about wine glasses with candies in them or just empty for something if you want to keep with the theme.

    Post # 16
    750 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I would be very happy with a cookie as I think most people would lol. I wouldn’t think it was cheap looking or anything like that.

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