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::the wedding :: favors ::


The first favors we chose were ones we found at Hornblower's open house. We spoke to Leslie at Fortunate Cookies (site now down :()and loved her tasty creations. We decided, then, that we wanted vanilla cookies offered in cellophane wrapped with lavender ribbon and decorated with yellow flowers:

Then, thanks to the LiveJournal weddingplans community, we got the idea of making our own CDs to give to our guests. It would all be music that we liked and had some sort of romantic meaning or meaning to us. Ours is a 2 CD set. Photos of the finished CDs are below:


Jason designed cover for the jewel case himself as well as arranged the songs. You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to see the CD cover. The song list includes:

CD 1 - Sun
Sacred Love - Sting
Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughn
Love Song - 311
Get Out the Map - Indigo Girls
Short Skirt/Long Jacket - Cake
Feels Like Fire - Santana feat. Dido
I'm A Believer - Smash Mouth
Dreams - The Cranberries
Nothin' At All - Heart
She's an Angel - They Might Be Giants
Female of the Species - Space
I Melt With You - Modern English
Let Her and Let Go - Blues Traveller
Sweet Child of Mine - Guns 'n' Roses
Neverending Story - DJ ACDC
Love You Madly - Cake
You Make Loving Fun - Fleetwood Mac
Lights - Journey

CD 2 - Moon
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
E Volentieri - Mediaeval Baebes
Come What May - Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor (from the movie Moulin Rouge)
Before the Night is Over - Gaelic Storm
Ice Cream - Sarah McLachlan
Heart's Desire - Manhattan Transfer
Dante's Prayer - Loreena McKennitt
Deliver Me - Sarah Brightman
Manny and Meche - Peter McConnell (from the PC game Grim Fandango)
I'll Keep Your Secrets - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Your Song - Ewan McGregor (from the movie Moulin Rouge)
Has Anyone Ever Written Anything for You - Stevie Nicks
Crystal - Stevie Nicks (from the movie Practical Magic)
Leather and Lace - Stevie Nicks and Don Henley/font>
Thank You - Tori Amos
Your Body is a Wonderland - John Mayer
One - U2
Un bel di (One Fine Day) - Opera Babes (from Puccini's opera Madama Butterfly)