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stampandscrap1954 04-26-2007 09:52 AM

Wedding Almond Favor - Poem or Idea?
 
Hi - my soon to be DIL asked me to stamp/design her wedding favor using the wedding/candy almonds. Does anyone have a poem for this or an idea of any kind?! Thanks in advance ...

stampandscrap1954 04-26-2007 11:45 AM

bumping!

SDiegoGal 04-26-2007 12:05 PM

If you google "wedding favor poem" a ton of sites pop up. I couldn't find one almond specific, but I'm sure there is something you can use. There are a lot of cute ones! BTW, did you know that the number of almonds/candies you use in the favor is a "prediction" of the number of kids the bride & groom are going to have? ;)

Cassandranet 04-26-2007 12:13 PM

Here is one that I've used in the past:

Five sugared almonds for each guest to eat,
Remind us that life is both bitter and sweet,
Five wishes for the new husband and wife --
Health, wealth, happiness, family, and a long life.

I'm sure I found it on the web somewhere. You can probably find many versions. Good luck!

Mothermark 04-26-2007 01:39 PM

Reading the above posts.....I cam up with this little poem for your wedding favors. This will only interest you if you want a little humor involved.

Today we are married, tommorrow we'll start
To live life together, never really apart.

The almonds presented to guests on this day
Number five for a reason, that's what they all say.

Five sugared almonds will bring five little tikes!
We hope we'll be ready, right now we say Yikes!

stampandscrap1954 04-28-2007 05:34 AM

Thanks all for the info and ideas! Mothermark - way funny! They hope to have 'lots' of children - and they want to start right away - so that poem is so appropriate!! And humor is always best in my book! (If the number of almonds predicts the number of children, I guess I'd better buy more almonds. I'd like to jumpstart a lot of grandkids!!!). Thanks again, everyone!

Rush'd Lady 04-30-2007 10:07 PM

Didn't work in my case, we only had one, however, we are coming up on our 25th wedding anniversary the end of May! Wonder if there is a wedding poem about sticking like glue! :D


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