(Closed) Shower Hostess Gifts

posted 9 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Are you giving thank you gifts to your shower hostesses?
    Yes, it's customary : (16 votes)
    76 %
    Yes, although it isn't customary near me : (4 votes)
    19 %
    No : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Other, please explain below : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    2681 posts
    Sugar bee

    I tried to come up with something really thoughtful for the ladies that hosted my shower (MIL’s friends) but couldnt think of anything so I ended up buying each of them a box of See’s candies.  I thought it was customary to give a gift to the shower hostesses but they were completely surprised and didnt expect anything!

    Post # 4
    952 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    My Maid/Matron of Honor hosted the shower, and I got her a Wood Wick candle, because they’re her favorite. She was really happy with it. I suggest getting the hostess something you know she likes!

    Post # 5
    355 posts
    Helper bee

    i voted yes it’s customary, although i am not sure if it’s a regional thing or not. i have seen many friends thank their hostess in this way. my cousin, who is my moh, is doing the majority of planning for mine so i am getting her the wedding themed set from philosophy since shes a big fan. i have to pull something smaller together for the others who contribute…

    Post # 6
    355 posts
    Helper bee

    i LOVE what miss latte did! so cute and pretty inexpensive!

    Post # 7
    6597 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Love both of the Miss Bees ideas! So sweet!

    Post # 8
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    Shower gifts are not common where I’m originally from. Although they may be in other social circles that I’ve never been in. I love Miss Lemon’s idea.

    Post # 9
    1573 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    My family doesn’t do them, but it could be a cultural thing.  I am sure my friends might. Anyway, it doesn’t hurt to give a small gift, right? If you have small budget, do something small.  I think it’s more to say thanks than to charm them with your skills.

    Post # 10
    751 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    where im from you just give all your bridesmaid thank you gifts for being in the wedding and write a little note along with it then give it to them sometime before or after the wedding.

    Post # 12
    1896 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

    Yup, gifts for the hostesses for sure!  We’re also gifting to my dad and my sister’s husband, who helped out majorly!

    Post # 13
    399 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I am lucky enough to have 5 ladies hosting my shower (3 bridesmaids & 2 friends), and I am getting all of them a little something.  Nothing too extravagent, but I want to thank them for throwing me a wonderful party!  I have gotten separate gifts for the bridesmaids that I will give to them at the rehearsal dinner.

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