Friday, December 28, 2007

A Treat for your Out of Town Guests

It is always a good gesture to welcome your Out of Town guests with warmth and love. They have traveled away from their dwellings to share with you a special time in your life. One good way to express your gratitude is to ensure that they will be comfortable when they arrive. An Out of Town Guest bag is one of the growing trends today in wedding planning. Many brides start as early as possible to gather all of the necessities that make up the memorable treat. It is best to make this a Do-It-Yourself project if you are working within a fixed budget. For many of the contents, be sure to find deals at your local grocery store, on the internet for bulk purchases, and discount stores. Be creative with adding a personal touch to your OOT bag.

Listed below are some content ideas for your OOT bag:
– Mints or Tic Tacs
– Gum
– Welcome Letter
– Wedding Weekend Itinerary
– Map/Directions of Wedding Events
– Bottled Water
– Official City Guides (Restaurants, Clubs, Site and Parks, and Stores)
– Around the Town Activities (i.e. Movie Theatres, Skating Rinks, Bowling Alleys)
– Tissues
– Soap and Lotion
– Small Travel Votive and Matches
– Snacks (i.e. fruits, crackers, pretzels, candies, cookies, popcorn)
– Crossword or Word Search puzzles
– Trial Size must needs (i.e. Tylenol, Advil, Toothbrush/paste, Mouthwash, Deodorant)
– Small Picture Frame
– Disposable Camera
– Lip Balm
– Manicure Set
– Stationery
– Postcards
– Flip Flops
– Loofah Sponges
– Tickets (Musicals, Shows, Plays, Concerts)
– Sewing Kit
– Playing Cards
– Hand Sanitizer
– Hair Spray
– First Aid Kit
– Sun block

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