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February 11th, 2011, 04:56 PM
*Mrs.J.2011*'s Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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I was talking to my BFF tonight and we were talking about wedding favors. She and I came to the conclusion that most favors end up getting left behind and is usually just a waste of money. We got to throwing ideas around and she suggested donating to a charity or something that has a lot of meaning to us as a couple. We love the idea. We are thinking about donating to the rescue that we adopted our dog from. Its a non profit and the woman that runs it is amazing and does so only on donations. We love them so much we plan on rescuing another dog from them in a few years. If we did this, we would write something out and put it in a frame on each table explaining that we have donated to the rescue and so on.

My question.. do you think that this would be acceptable to guests?

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February 12th, 2011, 10:42 AM
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Well tbh its actually what I plan to do, I have a heart condition and i plan to split the favours between our Heart Foundation and also DF's family have lost lots of people to cancer, so Cancer research. Personally I think it's a really worthwhile thing to do. What i'm doing is picking a place card holder in place of a favour that people can take home if they want, but if not, it was never a money waster
Cause I know my weakness, know my voice,
Now I believe in grace and choice,
And I know perhaps my heart is farce,
But Iíll be born without a mask
~ Babel, Mumford & Sons

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February 13th, 2011, 10:18 PM
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I think that is a great idea
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February 15th, 2011, 01:01 PM
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Those are great ideas. Wedding favors arent something a guest needs to "expect" anyway, its just a perk and can be what you want. Were already maxed out (and then some) on our budget so were not doing favors.

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February 16th, 2011, 01:34 PM
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I think that's a great idea! We gave heart shaped cookie cutters and people loved them and still use them.
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