(Closed) Favor – What would you rather?

posted 8 years ago in Favors
  • poll: Which favor idea do you like the best?
    Bottle of Wine & A Wine Stopper (wine to the men and the ladies get the pretty wine stopper) : (18 votes)
    24 %
    A Jar of homemade Jam or Honey : (31 votes)
    41 %
    A favor box with a chocolate/truffle or something edible inside : (22 votes)
    29 %
    A personalized chocolate bar : (4 votes)
    5 %
    I don't like any of these ideas! : (1 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    18643 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I like the jar of honey or the truffles.  I would be worried that the honey wouldn’t travel well since you would have to check it on the plane and it could break.

    Post # 4
    144 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I think the honey or jam would be great!  I would worry about breakage during travel especially with the wine.

    Post # 7
    144 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    About breakage, I was thinking more for the guests, if any of them are traveling from far away.  If everyone is local, though, it wouldn’t be a concern.  I still like the honey idea, though – it’s really personal and yummy!  Smile

    Post # 8
    4664 posts
    Honey bee

    I voted for wine as what I would like. HOWEVER!!! You need to take into account if people are alcoholics, in AA, can’t drink for health reasons, or simply just don’t drink. Something like a bottle of wine could be so tempting. I honestly probably would go with something else if you have a large wedding and you do not know everyone personally. It may be safer to go a different route.

    Post # 9
    149 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I like the idea of wine, though I personally would worry about diving the wine to the guys and the stoppers to the ladies. Every guest list is different, but I know a lot of people are attending our wedding without a SO and there would probably be some bitterness.

    With that said, I voted for jam/honey. That sounds delicious and it’s so easy to personalize!

    Post # 10
    5399 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    My vote is for anything chocolate! 

    Post # 11
    1426 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I like either the honey and jam or the chocolate.  For the wine- while I like wine as a favor, I would not be a happy camper of I went to a wedding and the men were given one favor and the women another.  Why not give the women wine too? What about the single ladies- the would end up with a stopper but no wine.  Many people might not mind, but I would worry that it would offend some people.  So I would say either give everyone (not just the men) wine, or do something else…

    Post # 12
    5823 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I really liked the homemade jam idea!  My friend gave me a jar of his family’s homemade jam once and it was to die for!  Plus I really liked having something that could only be from one place!  The honey is a cute idea too!  I wouldn’t worry about either of those breaking during guests’ travel.  Carrying a small empty jar is low risk, but a small full jar (especially full of something dense like honey or jam) is VERY unlikely to break.  Cute ideas!

    Post # 13
    2289 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I love the jam or honey idea…very personal! I’m not so keen on the wine idea because it’s hard to tell sometimes if people don’t drink for personal reasons or if they’re in recovery.

    Post # 14
    5761 posts
    Bee Keeper

    The wine & stoppers idea is great. You could always have them on a display table and let people take what they want instead of at each place setting or seperating by gender. We’re doing just the wine stoppers at my daughter’s wedding too.

    I think it depends on what kind of wedding you’re having. I personally wouldn’t take the honey or jam home,but I’m sure lots of people would take the extras!

    Post # 15
    5984 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    i like the homemade jam or honey idea! very cool!

    Post # 16
    5154 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I love the look of a jar of honey or jam…pretty and homemade feel 🙂

    here is a cute picture from the blog weddingobsession.com


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