showers + parties

bridal 5 Simple Tips for Hosting a Bridal Shower

Pay attention to your guest list.  As the hostess, you determine the guest list. It is generally wise to ask the bride for a list of those she would like invited, but also make sure to give her a number of how many people you can invite.  Everyone is invited... Read More

ceremony-pink-dress-petals-umbrella-22501 What to Wear: Rehearsal Dinner

First, if you can, inquire with the groom’s family (or whoever is hosting) when you RSVP.  If that isn’t an option, take into account where the rehearsal dinner is held. ... Read More

new-york-subway-couple-kissing-82995 What is a Day After Brunch?

A day after brunch is usually held by the bride’s family (only because, more often than not, the wedding is in the bride’s hometown), but anyone can host one.  Particularly... Read More

nyc-times-square-taxi-cab-82995 Hosting a Bridal Shower?

Hosting a bridal shower?  Things to remember: It is best if the host isn’t related to the bride.  Sometimes the bride’s family’s house may be the best place to hold... Read More

seeds-ornament-gift-pink-139488 Unique Rehearsal Dinner Locations

Let’s face it, when it comes to wedding planning fun, often the groom’s family gets the short end of the stick.  In the best of situations, both families work together... Read More

centerpiece-pink-green-flowers-bird-22501 Rehearsal Dinner Guest List

Traditionally, the guest list for the rehearsal dinner includes everyone that was at the actual wedding rehearsal (all wedding party members), spouses of anyone participating in the wedding party, the... Read More

26-couple-cut-cake-white-purple-pink-flowers-22501 Bridal Shower Invite Info

What should be included on the invitation: The name of the person hosting the shower The time, date, and location RSVP info, including the date you wish to receive RSVPs... Read More

rasberry-teal-wedding-color-board Unique Bridal Shower Ideas

Looking for a unique bridal shower?  Try having one that features a specific theme.  Themed showers have several advantages.  First, if the couple already has all the basic household and... Read More

Bridal Shower Guest List

You can invite as many people as you want provided that they are invited to the wedding and the guest list size has been determined by the hostess.  The hostess... Read More

engagement-couple-kissing-apple-81469 How Many Bridal Showers?

With the exception of any special types of bridal showers like those hosted by co-workers, or those conducted out-of-town, you really should try to limit it to one gathering.  Hosting... Read More