should i make the groomsmen survival kits

posted 5 years ago in Grooms/men
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

…a survival kit that has beer in it?  Yes…and survival kit that has band-aids, kleenex, some aspirin and a sewing kit?  No.

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

What are you putting in it, exactly?

 

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Just buy pairs of black socks (the most forgotten item). 

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

what would you put in it?  Men are fairly low maintenance. Mine showed up with A cooler of beer, water and chocolate bars.  I appreciated the chocolate bars when photos took a couple hours… 

Post # 8
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

If anything, I’d just put socks, drinks, pins whatever in a basket and put it where they will be getting ready or waiting.  No need for individual bags.

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Guys wouldn’t probably use it.

If you are really set on making them, I would include black socks, MENS hair gel, mini mens deoderant or body spray, and maybe a couple bottles of those little liquors.

Post # 10
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Honey bee

Guys dont usually care about those cute details. My husband and his guys hung around all morning and watched TV. He supplied them with food, beer, and whiskey. I supplied the water 😉

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

i don’t think it’s really necessary. i made survival kits for my girls and i thought about putting something together for the guys too, but we decided that they wouldn’t really need anything. guys are pretty low maintenace. i think the only thing we gave them was some snacks to munch on so no one would be starving to death duirng pictures. but i left my husband in charge of the guys, so i don’t know if he even did that, lol

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

The only survival kit is beer! So make them a beer cake!! buy canned beer and stack them up to look like a cake. It will at least make for a cute picture….. 

Post # 13
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: January 2018

Found a cool list of survival kit items on this blog: https://hennaandgold.com/2017/01/24/wedding-weekend-survival-kit-for-groomsmen/

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