Photo: KMitiska Photography A wedding shower just for the ladies? Dudes enjoy a nice occasion to enjoy delicious bites and sips just as much as brides, so why not host a couples shower for both partners and both sets of friends and family? The basic idea of a couples shower is exactly the same as a traditional bridal shower. Invite the relatives and buddies closest to the couple and pick a theme that represents some aspect of their relationship, their upcoming wedding or their interests. The theme is often the trickiest aspect of a couples shower. Whether the couple consists of two brides-to-be, two grooms-to-be or a bride and a groom, landing on a theme that pleases both can be difficult.
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How to Host a Gay Wedding Shower. Hosting a gay wedding shower is a wonderful way to share in the happiness of an engaged couple. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to wedding showers anymore--they can be adapted to fit the style of any couple, gay or straight. So have fun with it. Read on to learn how to host a gay wedding shower. Choose a date in advance of the day of the wedding or commitment ceremony. Decide where to host it, such as at your house or the private room of a favorite restaurant.
A bridal shower is a gift-giving party held for a bride-to-be in anticipation of her wedding. The history of the custom is rooted not necessarily for the provision of goods for the upcoming matrimonial home, but to provide goods and financial assistance to ensure the wedding may take place. The custom of the bridal shower is said to have grown out of earlier dowry practices, when a poor woman's family might not have the money to provide a dowry for her, or when a father refused to give his daughter her dowry because he did not approve of the marriage.
Is anyone else excited for the latest Sex and the City movie? I love that most of the movie is supposed to take place in Abu Dhabi although filmed in Morocco and think that could provide some great inspiration for a fun Bridal Shower or Bachelorette Party. A fun afternoon with your favorite gals sitting on pillows outside under a tent and drinking yummy drinks — sounds like a perfect time to me! Here are some ideas to help throw a fun party….