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Old 10-17-2004, 09:10 AM   #1
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Default Thanksgiving favor ideas needed

I'm looking for ideas for THANKSGIVING party favors. My family is very large, with all ages, and we have a big celebration at our house every year. I need some fresh, new ideas.

Help me out ladies!

(If this has been covered in another thread and I missed it, will someone let me know?)

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Old 10-17-2004, 10:18 AM   #2
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I am a big fan of those cute little sour cream containers...do a search in the gallery....you can use a wheel or a fall stamp and then fill them with some of the Harvest M&M's or other Thanksgiving treat. You could put a tag on them with the family members name and they could be place cards also! (maybe you could put some after dinner mints in them)

Hope that helps!

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Old 10-17-2004, 10:48 AM   #3
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Each year our pastor's family hosted a party for military families. On a table by the door she would have a basket filled with small cello bags that held a mix of fall candy and nuts tied with a pretty ribbon for us to take as a memento of the evening. This would make a pretty package to set on top of each place setting at the table.

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Old 10-17-2004, 11:06 AM   #4
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Default I always make

Blessings Mix. It's kind of like a snack mix thing - each item has a significant meaning.
I will try to find the recipe and info and post it. I usually make it and put in cello bags with a place card topper. Everyone really likes the little snack to eat before dinner - as if we need any MORE food!

I'll look for it - Michelle
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Old 10-17-2004, 11:15 AM   #5
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Default Blessing Mix

They had a receipe in the Nov. Paper Crafts Magazine-

Bugles - a symbol of the cornucopia, a horn of plenty.

Pretzels - represent arms folded in thanks and prayer.

Candy Corn - reminds us that during the first winter, the pilgrims were allowed only five kernels of corn per day because food was so scarce.

Orange Candy Slices - is a reminder that Thanksgiving is the celebration of the harvest.

Peanuts - represent seeds, the potential of the bounteous harvest for the next season if they are planted and well tended.
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Old 10-17-2004, 11:26 AM   #6
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Awesome ideas! Keep them coming!
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Old 10-17-2004, 11:30 AM   #7
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You girls have such great ideas, thanks
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Don't have a favor idea perse... but here is what we do to keep the little ones busy.

The older cousins take on the task of making butter.

Put whipping cream in jars. Sit in a big circle and either roll or shake and pass the jars.

It evenutally - with enough shaking - will turn to butter - you then have FRESH unsalted made with love butter on your table for dinner.

(Yes I augment it with stick butter!)

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Edited to add: YOu could jsut skip using it for dinner and use it as a favor!!!
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This is something I thought of doing this year. I am going to make small booklets for each member of our family. I thought I would stamp each persons name on the front and maybe some fall foliage. When they open them up I will stamp "2004" on the first page. I will then ask each member to write the things they are thankful for this year on the page. At dinner I thought each person could share what they are thankful for. Then I will collect them up and next year stamp "2005" and do the same thing. I was thinking that 5 years from now it will be fun to look back and see the things people wrote. Also, as our elderly family members leave us, we would have this really cool heirloom. And the children as they grow up can look back at what they were thankful for when they were 5. Anyway, I am a sucker for sentimental.
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Old 10-17-2004, 09:49 PM   #10
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Default 2468 boxes

I think the 2-4-6-8 boxes are a great idea, b/c tey could be favors and place holders at the same time. you can use a few different coordintating colors and som "fall-ish" leaf stamps, or wheel. Fill it with you favorite munchy and cruchy and then tie up the top with some rafia...and if you want to stamp/write out tags with your guests names on them. I did this for a dinner party we had right before thanksgiving...with our friends before we all went to relatives for the holiday and they were a huge hit. And they were real easy. That's my 2 cents...but i will second all the votes for the sour cream containers...they are cute, easy and you could do the same thing...tie with raffia and add name tags. thanks for asking this...I want to take a "thank you" type favor to thanksgiving dinner this year. We are spending it with more "distant" family since we will be in Little Rock...it's a great oppertunity to meet up with family that we aren't close to, and on top of that my family has invited our freinds (that moved away and who now live a few hours away from my relatives) to come too..it will be great! So I want a little "thank you" sorta treat to bring with me ;o) Good luck and let us know what you decide on.
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