We recently held a bachelor and bachelorette for the friends and family of my friends getting married in August. They walked away with a profit (as of yet) of $2000 so should the people who organized recoop their costs? The money has already been given to the bride and groom but I have spent a lot of money …

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Send Gift If Not Attending Bridal Shower? I live in one state and my niece lives in another state. She is getting married. Due to costs, I do not know if I will be attending the wedding or not. I just received an invitation for a bridal shower and the person who sent it should …

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Bachelorette Parties: Who Pays for Bachelorette Party? For a bachelorette party (unlike a bridal shower) it is ok to ask all attendants to contribute. It is important to make it crystal clear ahead of time that people are expected to pay. The closer to a budget or range you can have in mind the better …

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rehearsal dinner etiquette

Host The Perfect Rehearsal Dinner Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette Search the topic “Rehearsal dinner” in any search engine and you will find the word “tradition” bandied about very liberally. However, no one can state clearly how, when, and why this tradition began. What we do know is that it is a fairly recent addition to the …

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bridesmaid costs

Bridesmaid Costs. What It Costs To Be In A Wedding Bridesmaid Question: I’m going to be a bridesmaid in my friends wedding and I’m not sure if I should be expected to pay for certain things. The bride says the bridesmaids are supposed to pay for the bridal shower, but her mother is going to …

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wedding shower etiquette

Interestingly, our tradition of a bridal shower is rooted in the 1800’s. It began as a way for a young woman with no dowry to marry the man of her choosing. Her friends and towns people would supply her with the equivalent of one. As this party evolved and spread to North America, it became, …

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Photo By: erocka How well do you know your son?  If the two of you can be seen at ball games or bars, throwing a couple back while talking about what happened the past week at work or with your son’s soon to be wife, then maybe a bachelor party is in the cards for …

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I’m going to leave the obvious connotations to this question unanswered and instead focus on how to spoil the bachelor himself.  Going on a bachelor party is literally the closest thing to having your 5th birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s.  It’s supposed to be a magical day where extravagant food is ushered to you …

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If typical bachelorette party antics of strippers, drinking and messiness aren’t your idea of fun, and you want to keep trim for your big day, then you will be happy to know that there are plenty of healthy alternatives which are just as fun! By choosing to do something which is a little healthier, you …

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You may never have imagined you’d be pregnant around the same time you are getting married. Involvement in the wedding experience suddenly becomes a bit trickier; going to a dress fitting having no idea what size you’ll be on the day, or trying to get the best out of the traditional hen party celebration can …

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Photo By: ceng design Attending a fun girls-only bridal shower is often the most exciting part of the pre-wedding party excitement. If you’re planning one of these parties, the theme of the event matters a lot so we assembled the top ideas for a bridal shower theme. Ideas for Bridal Shower Themes Lingerie theme Native para …

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Photo By: bptakoma Bridal Shower Menu Ideas Picking the menu for a bridal shower party isn’t as easy as it looks. Lots of guests, lots of expectations and lots of food preferences. The simplest rule to follow is to keep guests in mind and prepare foods based on their palate but at the same time realizing …

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There are many ladies out there who are not familiar with wedding rituals, and therefore the bridal shower may be something completely unknown for them. But, don’t worry because this is something natural, no one was born with this knowledge and this is why you are looking to get informed. But this is a great …

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