Giving your guests favors that will be appreciated is a fun and memorable way to say 'thanks for coming.'
It used to be that gum and candy were the requisite makings of kids' birthday party favors, but more often today party hosts are getting more creative with alternative goodie bag ideas that are still fun but forego all the sticky sweet sugar and calories.
Of course, more formal affairs also include a keepsake gift for guests to bring home, including the top ten most popular wedding favors still including silver bells and trinkets, picture frames and other favors personalized for a very special occasion.
are many places that will create favors for you, or you can check out the do-it-yourself sites for good ideas that have worked for others.
Remember that costs for party favors can quickly get out of hand, so keep your budget and your guests in mind when you go shopping for favors or goodie bags for your wedding, party, or reception ...
More about party favors & goodie bags around the Web:
Wedding Favors - This is primarily for weddings, but suitable to any party theme, with hundreds of ideas from The Knot.com.
Kids' Party Favors - The Dollar Stretcher offers tips on combining fun craft activities that later become a memorable party favor, or using inexpensive materials and do-it-yourself tricks, with related resources & visitor comments.
Favors - Thrifty Fun - Find do-it-yourself ideas from site visitors with advice for anniversary, baptism, theme party favors, and more.