Tired of attending the same-old bridal or baby showers…where you sit around, drinking tea, eating crumpets, and watch someone open gifts? So were we. So we came up with the concept of a “barware bridal shower,” where you attend a shower where the bride (or happy couple) receives gifts related to their bar or starter wine cellar- such as gifts from their Bottlenotes Wine Registry- and where guests get to enjoy a wine and cheese tasting. Cheers!
10 Easy Steps Describing How to Host a Barware Bridal Shower
1. 10-12 weeks in advance: Decide on a date for the shower.
2. 8-10 weeks in advance: Make sure the happy couple has registered for ample “barware” items…
In keeping with our engagement ring theme today (engagement season is just around the corner but you don’t need me to tell you that!), I have to share with you this awesome alternative to the traditional engagement ring – the Stump ring by Digby and Iona. Isn’t it so much fun? It’s made with sterling silver and can be customized with both you and your honey’s initials.
And while this ring might not take the place of your actual engagement ring, it could be a great placeholder until you have the chance to design one together.
Seattle has it going on wedding event-wise these next couple of weeks! For brides, there’s Get Hitched, Give Hope tonight while the Get Engaged Tour is specifically for wedding vendors (keep reading for details!).
Get Hitched, Give Hope: Engaged Couples – Meet with Top Wedding Vendors
Tonight don’t miss out on the Get Hitched, Give Hope event. You can read about the details more in-depth here but just know that if you’re looking to plan a wedding, there are going to be killer deals on wedding services, and it’s all for a great cause!
Plus, you can enter to win the honeymoon that we’re giving away with Honeymoon Wishes. Three days…
We are so proud to be taking part in this year’s Get Hitched, Give Hope event. Do you know about them? They’re an organization of wedding folks that raises money to grant breast cancer patients’ wishes by throwing a big ole party once a year. All sorts of wedding vendors either donate or heavily discount their services and then let the public bid on them. 100% of the money raised goes to granting wishes so not only do you get a swanky cocktail party (it’s at the Four Seasons, enough said) and great deals on wedding services but it all goes to a great cause.
This year, they’re looking to raise $50,000 which would grant the wishes of…