(Closed) Coed shower?

posted 9 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
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Bumble bee

Our friends are going to throw us a coed shower – either a "honeymoon shower" or a "stock the bar" party. We have a whole ton of "couple friends" so I am really excited to have everyone there! My sister is also planning to throw me a traditional bridal shower so I get the best of both worlds. 🙂

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I have i thought it was a lot of fun! Its funny to get guys involved in games too haha…

 

Though im thinking about having a co-ed because my Fiance really wants to be there for the kitchen stuff. HAHA he loves to cook so hes all excited about registering. 

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 1969

We are having a co-ed shower this weekend with my FI’s family. I’ve been to a couple before and they have always been a lot of fun. They like to play the Newlywed Game & get lots of couples involved. You normally end of learning WAY too much about your family members personal lives…like your grandparents.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee

I have never been to a co-ed bridal shower, but I have been to a co-ed baby shower (2 of them, both times my fiance wanted to kill me for making him go).  So for that reason I would never have a co-ed bridal shower 🙂  He did say he would stop by at the end and say hello and thank you if I wanted him to.  He will be happy to see everything when I get home, plus Im doing a very girly theme haha

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee

While I don’t know a lot of men who want to be present at a shower (my Fiance included!!!) I think they can be fun, particularly if a co-ed theme is used (I like stock the bar theme, outdoor themes…)  Also I know a couple that did a "jack and jill" type shower that was more of a cocktail party where people brought gifts. 

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

We went to one for his cousin a few months ago. And I hosted a coed baby shower for my bro and SIL. They’re fun but I love the idea of just hanging with the girls. I’m not sure what the plan is yet for mine. I don’t really have a preference. I’m sure though, that my Fiance would rather not have a coed shower!

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Rancho Bernardo Inn

I think we may do a co-ed shower.  Mr. Ducky wants to be a part of the present opening.  JK..sort of.  We might do this for a family and family friends shower so that more people can be a part of the celebration.  Probably more of a BBQ and hang-out than a formal shower with all the games etc.

Post # 10
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Worker bee

I went to one co-ed shower. The guys were pretty disinterested in being there, but it also wasn’t set up great. The presents were mostly for the bride, and barely involved the groom (although he was excited to receive the roomba for their apt). I think with the right group of people it could work.

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Before I answer, I just have to say I read the title, and thought it was about taking showers with your Fiance.

Anyway- I’ve never attended one, and I wanted to have one, but my Fiance works on weekends, so it didn’t end up working out. Oh well 🙂

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