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This bride wore a green wedding dress to her vow renewal after a disastrous camping wedding

We had what ended up being a disaster of a camping wedding. So we resolved to do it again someday. That day was our 10 year anniversary. For round two of the camping wedding, we rented out a campsite and I wore a green wedding dress to fit our fey (fairy) theme.

s'mores wedding favors

Eat ’em or take ’em: these s’mores wedding favors are a gooey gift guests will devour

S’mores are a staple of outdoor weddings in any season, but especially in the fall when the weather gets chilly and a bonfire is apropos. You’re cooking them up over a bonfire, adding them to your sweets table, and even making them into cakes! But a perfect way to provide a dessert AND a takeaway gift is an easy-to-make s’mores wedding favor.

Here’s how to make them super easily with a few staples from Michael’s Weddings™…

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How to make a kick-ass vegan s’mores station for your wedding

Since we had a butt-ton of vegans at our wedding, we made sure that they could have one awesome wedding s’mores station experience.

What I learned is that vegan s’mores are just as yummy and sometimes even better in some ways. Here’s everything you’ll need for your s’mores station…

S'more love for all with this s'mores favor bag printable as seen on @offbeatbride #freeprintable #weddingfavor

S’more love for all with this s’mores favor bag printable

We featured some sugar-filled tips to make your wedding s’mores bar delectable and wanted to continue the idea with this s’mores favor bag printable. Send your guests home with an easy s’mores treat in a bag printed with a little love. Just download the printable PDF, print the image on some 5×7 kraft paper bags, and you’re set!

Wedding DIY s'mores bar as seen on @offbeatbride #wedding #smoresbar

Gimme s’more of this s’mores bar (with DIY tips!)

Jenn and David’s super color wedding had so many awesome details that Lisa Frank would love: rainbow pom-poms, purple hair, and even a professional beat boxer! But one feature got our mouths watering… a s’mores bar! In addition to their whimsical bear-topped cake and cupcakes, they offered up a make-your-own s’mores bar with a big vat of gooey chocolate, tons of marshmallows, and of course, classic graham crackers. Here are some tips to make your own s’mores bar awesome…

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Turn up the heat with 13 bonfire weddings

Come out of the woodwork, bonfire lovers! I’ve got a dozen bonfire-y weddings for you to ogle. After their weddings, our Offbeat Brides have cozied up to anything from tiny lil firepits to roaring infernos. They’ve played croquet nearby, shown off their hooping skills, and drank tastefully from kegs. One even had a fire dancer light the blaze for the evening.

Not enough? Want more? Fine. Go roam around our bonfire archives. Take a s’more with you.