Monday, June 19, 2006

The Wedding Cookie Table

When there is a tradition you've grown up with it is always odd to hear someone talk about this "new" think they have seen at a recent wedding. Growing up in Western, PA the cookie table at weddings is a given. People bring cookies, and not your average chocolate chip variety, to the reception and often the cookie table is more popular than the wedding cake! So it was interesting to hear the discussion this morning in which a co-worker detailed how she was excited to be at a PA wedding because there would be a cookie table.

In grad school at the University of Pittsburgh one of my classes was a multicultural studies class and we discussed the cookie table. There was a great article in the Pittburgh Post-Gazette with photos of various wedding cookie tables. Naturally I wasn't able to find the article this morning but did find some info:

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