The unity candle is an increasingly-popular wedding ceremony option. Whether getting married for the first or fourth time, the candle symbolizes two families coming together in love. If you wish to incorporate this idea into your wedding but want something other than a candle, consider the following fun and funny ideas that demonstrate your commitment to each other.
How great is this idea? The unity sandwich can be any kind of sandwich, though one you both like is preferable for obvious reasons. Take a bite out of the sandwich at the same time to not only show everyone attending your wedding how much you love each other, but to provide a humorous moment you and your guests will remember for years.
The breaking of bread has long been associated with friends and family. Consider finding a delicious loaf from a local baker to enjoy during your wedding ceremony. Add toppings such as jam, honey, or butter if desired. The bread should also help settle your stomach if you are feeling nervous.
A water ceremony is not terribly different from a sand ceremony in that both of you have glasses of water that you pour into a new glass or vase. As with the sand, the water represents the blending of your families in love.
Another crazy-fun take on the unity candle concept, the unity cocktail blends ingredients from each party to make a yummy drink you both sip as a symbol of your eternal devotion. Find a drink you both love, such as scotch and soda or whiskey and ginger ale, and go from there. If you want to get a bit more creative with a complicated cocktail, feel free. It's your wedding, after all!
Do any of these ideas pique your interest? Remember, you can always make up your own unity ceremony!
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