The Open Press:

Young people nowadays are growing with more awareness and concern for the environment and global concerns. These interests are influencing the product offerings of online retailers like

“Teenage girls nowadays have a variety of interests, and their parents have a variety of budgets. Our line of Sweet 16 favors reflects that variety”, says Grace Cheung, owner of

Whereas Sweet 16 parties of previous years were girly, frilly parties, current coming-of-age parties for girls reflect their wider consciousness today.

“Previously, most young ladies wanted princess-themed parties. They wanted to have a big ball with all the trimmings. Nowadays we are seeing more toned down parties that reflect the celebrant’s personal interests and passions”.

Some of the more current and hip Sweet 16 party ideas include eco-friendly or environment-themed parties, reality TV, 1980s retro, and spa theme.

“ responds to the ever-changing needs of our clients by continuing to provide fresh choices”, adds Cheung. “Our Sweet sixteen favors range from casual to elegant, and suit all budgets – from recession-conscious to all-out celebration”.

Founded by a work at home Mom, Favors-n-Gifts.Com was established in 2004 to make wedding planning less stressful, less expensive and more joyful for brides-to-be. Owner Grace Cheung conceived the idea for Favors-n-Gifts.Com after she organized her own wedding and decided to share her experience and expertise to other women.

Visit by December 31, 2009 and save another 10% by using the coupon code S1610.

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