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#21 Sheree10

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    Posted 11 August 2009 - 04:25 PM

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    i am doing OOT bags, but want to add a little something extra, maybe a small bottle of tequila
    you can do oot bags and if you decide to do the liquor maybe that can be your favor.
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    #22 ashly87

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      Posted 17 September 2009 - 11:30 AM

      I like the idea of personalized resort beach chair covers. It's always nice to have a nice big towel to lay over your your beach chair so I think this would be a great gift. I found some on this site:

      Resort Beach Chair Cover - Beach - Shop Love Me

      they are expensive though, at least on that site so I might try looking around for cheaper options or maybe even just go with a personalized large beach towel since I think that would probably be cheaper.
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      #23 Erika J

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        Posted 17 September 2009 - 11:35 AM

        I am doing pashminas for the women and golf tees for the guys as favors, no OOT bags, my guests will just not appreciate that kind of thing.

        #24 *Heather*

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          Posted 17 September 2009 - 11:46 AM

          My guests wouldn't appreciate OOT bags either. We're doing pashminas, cigars, and taking everyone on a sunset booze cruise later in the week.

          #25 Patti

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            Posted 17 September 2009 - 11:50 AM

            Where did you get the pashminas and what color did you go with?

            #26 smith3576

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              Posted 17 September 2009 - 01:53 PM

              We are doing OOT bags filled with stuff that will be helpful for their vacation, but not necessarily things they would use later on with the exception of a travel mug. And maybe the bag itself, we haven't decided.

              For favors I think we're going to do luggage tags. I agree "useless" things are a waste of money.

              We might also wait and see if we find anything local that would be good.

              Beach towels are great, I think, but expensive and take up a lot of room to get down there.

              Alcohol and food is good, but we're at an AI so that stuff doesn't seem as useful for our guests.
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              #27 blumenthale

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                Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:09 PM

                The most useful favor I have gotten is a hangover kit. hangoverkit.com has cute ones already made for $5 bucks if your buy a case of 42. It includes a large cup with lid, advil, sports drink mix with electrolytes, multivitiamin pack, and a few other things. You could make your own as well. I am thinking of getting the premade kits and putting them in a beach tote with a Jamaican flag iron on decal.

                #28 mswhatever

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                  Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:17 PM

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                  Most favors are totally cheesey, I agree! I am doing OOT bags with useful stuff. I LOVE the cigar idea, I think that is much better than a normal favor. Candy is always good too--at least you know it won't get tossed out. :) For my AHR we're giving out stadium cups for everyone to use and keep. I'm still not 100% sure about this, but it is the only thing my fiance' has requested, so I'm doing it for him. He figures people will keep a cup more than a random favor. Who knows, but at least it serves a purpose that night (and on the beach).
                  Stadium cups will be appreciated by your guests. At the all inclusive resorts the glasses are very tiny. By the time you wait your turn, get your drink back to the table it is time to start all over. I think you will be happy you did this.

                  #29 sfrench0621

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                    Posted 17 September 2009 - 04:31 PM

                    Lillian Vernon also has these a bit cheaper- around $35 and they can be monogrammed.

                    I like the idea of personalized resort beach chair covers. It's always nice to have a nice big towel to lay over your your beach chair so I think this would be a great gift. I found some on this site:

                    Resort Beach Chair Cover - Beach - Shop Love Me

                    they are expensive though, at least on that site so I might try looking around for cheaper options or maybe even just go with a personalized large beach towel since I think that would probably be cheaper.


                    #30 nsbride2010

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                      Posted 17 September 2009 - 05:47 PM

                      I like the towel idea!! I am definitely goingnto get those hangover kits, thanks bluementhale! :)
                      I'm making up "small" bags of useful stuff, but we were thinking of buying the bubba kegs and using that as the bag INSTEAD of the bag... stick all the small stuff inside :)
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