Let's pour one out right now for all the personalized matchbooks and mesh-wrapped Jordan almonds of the world. They get left behind on wedding reception tables and probably tossed in the trash at the end of the night. Not what you had in mind for your gift to your guests, huh? Here are nine better ideas for wedding favors that your guests will love to take with them.
French dragees are almonds that are covered with an especially hard and shiny coating. You may know these as Jordan almonds, and they have been a part of French celebrations for many centuries. The French city of Verdum is famous for its production.
Bomboniere, "Classic Italian Wedding Favor" A traditional treat of five white almonds symbolizing five wishes for the Bride and Groom. includes tag with traditional wedding wish: “Five sugared almonds for each guest to eat Reminds us that life is both bitter and sweet. Five wishes for the new husband and wife: Health, wealth, happiness, children, and long life!"