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Title:
Wedding showers for couples
Author:
Thomas, Pamela.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
LaCrosse, WI : Bridal Guide, Ltd., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
viii, 123 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780961588267
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Wedding showers, once exclusively for the bride and her female friends, now frequently include the groom and his buddies. This book will help anyone planning a wedding shower to transform a tiresome presentation of gifts into a party all can enjoy. Full of theme ideas, novel menus, simple recipes, games adults will welcome, and gift registry and invitation tips, Wedding Showers for Couples will help the host, and the happy couple, relax and have fun. Tradition is not dispensed with altogether, and there's an engaging overview of the history and customs of wedding showers.


Table of Contents

1. A Bridal Showerp. 1
What is it?
Who should host the shower?
When should it be given?
2. Planning the Showerp. 17
Setting the date
Guests: Who should attend?
Invitations
Menu
Decorations
Entertainment
Helpful hints for the host
Helpful hints for the guests
Helpful hints for the guest-of-honor(s) bride/groom
3. Themes, Gifts, and Entertainment That Make the Partyp. 25
Traditional "for women only."
The "men only" shower
Totally coed
Be creative
4. Menu Ideas and Recipesp. 71
From traditional to gourmet, but simple to do
5. Gift Ideas and Registryp. 85
6. Games People Playp. 99
7. Let's Start Planningp. 107
A checklist
The guest list
The budget
The invitations
The food
The entertainment
The decorations
Get organized
8. Showers for Other Occasionsp. 119
Divorce, singles, baby, anniversary, housewarming or apartment warming

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