(Closed) Multiple small showers or one big shower? What are you doing for yours!

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
3363 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

My mom threw one big shower for both sides of the family.  The furthest anyone had to travel was about an hour and a half, but overall most people came!

Post # 4
7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I wanted just one big shower. It will be about 50 people or so. I figured it would just be easier to have it all in one day and then deal with the giant mess that will be in my house all at one time as well.  Plus we decided to reveal the gender at the shower and I wouldn’t want anyone to leak it, and for peoples feelings to get hurt.

Post # 5
1701 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’ve just let things happen and it’s turned out to be multiple small showers. 

Post # 6
607 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I’d personally rather 2 small ones– that way you have more of a chance to talk to the people at each one and its less overwhelming, plus it’s probably easier to find a venue for 20-30 people than 50.

Post # 7
1550 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

i am having three small showers. one with family, one with coworkers, and one with girlfriends.

my cousin had one big one and it was the worst shower i have been to! no one could see her open the gifts cuz :it was so crowded, and there were so many conversations going on at once it was loud and chaotic. i could tell the momma was very overwhelmed!!

Post # 8
2562 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I am having 2 showers, 1 for family and friends from my hometown, that one is about 30-40 people, and will be at 37 weeks. Then a smaller work one, joint with another girl after both of our babies are born. That one will be about 15 people, and 4-6 weeks after my LO is born.

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