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I’ve been thinking

December 19, 2010

Dangerous, right?

I’ve been talking about having a candy buffet as our wedding favor since we got engaged. I have all of my glassware. I’ve bookmarked different online candy sellers. I’ve even saved tons of buffet pictures to use as inspiration.

I think the amount of time and effort required to make it successful finally hit me this week.

Choosing candy … ordering the proper amount … signage … scoops … bags or boxes … “branding” said bags or boxes … doing test set ups for pictures to ensure proper arrangement the day of … transporting it all to the venue … etc.

Also, there wouldn’t be anyone to “man” the table during the reception to replenish empty or low containers.

Of course, it could be that I’m just “over” the idea. 😉

Or maybe the spirit of giving is the culprit.

In lieu of favors, I kinda like the idea of making a donation to the American Cancer Society in our guests’ names. My maternal grandmother died of colon cancer when I was in seventh grade. Randy has an uncle who was just diagnosed with cancer. I also know many people who have either been afflicted by a form of cancer or have a family member who has. I’d be willing to bet our guest could say the same. :-/

So …