(Closed) How many bridal showers are you having?

posted 7 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I had two showers, one for friends, one for family. Each about 20-25 people attending. It was pretty busy but really fun! It goes by REALLY fast though so enjoy it!!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

OMG cant you just combine, I had one shower/hens 

My side and FILs and friends had high tea in the afternoon. Then all us young ones hit the town that night.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I’m having one so far but FI’s aunt has hinted that she wants to throw me one too.  In addition to that, I will also be having a bach party, FI’s cousins are throwing us some kind of party, and FI’s aunt (same as above) has already thrown us an engagement party.  It is soooo overwhelming!  Here’s my breakdown:

1.  Engagement party thrown by FI’s aunts–about 35 invited

2.  Bridal shower thrown by MOH–30 invited

3.  Possible bridal shower thrown by FI’s aunt–don’t know yet how many people

4.  Possible wedding shower/party thrown by FI’s cousins for both of us–don’t know yet how many people

5.  Bachelorette party thrown by MOH–7 invited

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

One shower for all ladies invited to the wedding (approx. 56 to be invited).  Will most likely have the bachelorette party that night since everyone is spread out and it will cut down on an extra trip!

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I’m not having one!  I absolutely do not want one and I told both my MOH and my Mother that and I sure hope they listen.  My SIL had two, though.  She had one with co-workers in California and one with family/friends back in Michigan.  I think 3 showers in your situation makes a lot of sense with all the different people from different sides of the family, etc.  It doesn’t sound crazy at all!

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

i will have 2.

one put on by my MOH (family lives out of town), approx 30 people invited and another one put on by my coworkers (tea party), approx 10 people invited.

one of my co-workers wives approached me with the idea and she was so excited — how could i say no? i think it will be fun!

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I am only having one…i have moved around all my life and my friends are spread out all over the country…and our family lives semi close by….so we are just doing one and thats great for me!

Post # 11
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

One. Both of our families and all of our friends are local so my bridesmaids are organizing one shower that will include everyone (approx. 35 women). FI and I work for the same company so our departments may organize something but I don’t really consider a break room soiree an actual shower. 

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

Am I the only one who doesn’t know about bridal showers yet? Nobody has mentioned throwing one for me. My mom lives in a different state, so I doubt she will throw one. My FMIL may, but she tends to be “busy” with other things in life. I have 3 bridesmaids where I live, so maybe they will throw one. But my MOH’s all live in different states as well. The only thing I know I’m having for sure is bachelorette party (because I will throw that myself if nobody wants to host, baha) and a bridesmaids luncheon that my aunt wants to throw the Thursday/Friday before I get married. But that is for my BMs, I’m so excited ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 13
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I am having 3 as well. I know its totally crazy, but not by my choice…i also live in a differnt state then where my wedding is. here is the breakdown:

– famiy shower (in hometown) mostly family, my friends

– shower thrown by family friend (in hometown). the hostess wanted to throw her own. (differnt guest list, mostly family friends)

– nyc shower thrown by FMIL – for NYC/CT people

– bachlorettte will also be in nyc

ugh just thinking about all the flights is terrifying.

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I think 3.

1 – Family & Friends

2 – Fiance’s parents’ church

3 – My workplace

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I’m having 2.  My DC-based MOH is throwing me one with 35 women (friends and co-workers) invited, and my Boston-based MOH is also throwing me one with 45 women (family and childhood friends) invited.   I’m not sure I could handle more then 2, but if it’s something others want to do for you, I don’t find anything wrong with having multiple showers. 

Post # 16
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I have two as well: one in Fi’s hometown thrown by his mom and her friends; one in my hometown thrown by my bridesmaids.  The first one is tomorrow…I can’t believe I’m a little nervous!  It just seems like a whole lot of attention!  9probably should have seen it coming with planning the wedding in all….)  ๐Ÿ™‚

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