- 5 years ago
We are having the bridal shower at the Harvesters volunteer center. Each guest brings 10 cans of food instead of a gift (but I suspect some will bring something small to open at the party anyways) and we will be able to use their party room for free. They even toss in a free cake donated by a local bakery. I am going down early to help box food. I think all the bridemaids are going with me to help as well. Guests are not being asked to volunteer but are welcome to come join us. Shower is at noon with a box lunch from my favorite cafe and cake. The girls and myself are going down at 8am to box food until the shower starts. (One of the girls is certified to drive a fork lift in this state so the pantry is all excited to get her on the morning shift.) I think the groom and his fellas are also going to volunteer with us boxing food and have lunch. When things get ‘girly’ we will kick the boys out. What do you think? Too weird? I’m trying to figure out how to word the invitation so it doesn’t sound like people have to come help to come to the shower. But at this time of so many blessings in my life I would like to take a chance to help make someone else’s life a little better. I also think it will help keep everyone grounded and remember what’s important and hopefully tamp down on at least a little bit of the inevitable wedding drama that is bound to happen.