(Closed) quick question

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I think a note would be fine, but a gift would be very nice.

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I would do a note and a bottle of champagne or a potted plant/flower or something little as a token of thanks. 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee

I think a small hostess gift is appropriate. 

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

A agree with Girlwitharing.. a nice hostess gift, something personalized would be extra special too!

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2010

i think it depends who’s throwing the shower. my bridal party and parents are throwing my shower, and we’re getting them a very generous gift for the wedding already. but if it was someone else, i think a small gift would be nice.

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I don’t know that there’s any right or wrong answer here.  I wouldn’t do too much though, they are doing this as a gift to you and you wouldn’t want to defeat the purpose.  I think if it were me, I’d get a card and a little gift, like a candle or something like that.  It can’t hurt right?

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

A card would be nice. But I think a gift is nicer but not expected. We had a tiki shower for me, and I got all my bridesmaids and Maid/Matron of Honor personalized beer Koozies, even my parents. They loved them. It said their name on the front and what they were in my wedding.  Good luck!

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: January 2010

I bought pretty vases for all the people who hosted my showers from Crate & Barrell.  They were on sale for $7 each!  They also bought me gifts for the shower, so I sent them thank you notes for the gifts and mentioned how much all of their time and effort meant to me.

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

I agree with other posters that a hostess gift is appropriate.  And of course send them a thank you not after too.

Post # 12
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Busy Beekeeper

I think you should get a nice hostess gift (even if it’s something ‘easy’ like a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine).  Something small you know the party throwing the shower would enjoy!  The gesture will go a long way!

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Thank you card for sure but a hostess gift would also be nice. 

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