Wednesday, March 11, 2009

a candy buffet




An alternative to favors: the candy buffet. Have containers available for your guests to fill upon departure. Choose candies that complement your theme & your sweet tooth!

The candy buffet is taking the place of the "traditional wedding favors". Everybody LOVES candy. Instead of worrying over what type of favors to purchase and if your guests will want to take the favors home, a candy buffet is there in place of a wedding favor.

Q: How much candy should I purchase? A: I wish there was a hard fast rule to this question. Some say 1/4 LB per guest, others say 1/2 LB per guest. But it's all about the way your candy looks. Plan by how you want the display to look, not how many guests are coming. Having enough candy is crucial in making your buffet look good.

*Here is a tip: "Take your candy buffet bags/containers that the guests will be taking home with them to your local grocery store and fill them the types of candy you will have for your event. Then weigh them. Multiply by how many guests, then you will get an idea of the pounds."

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