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What's The Deal With Grandparent Baby Showers?
Parents and etiquette experts weigh in on this modern trend.
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How To Celebrate Good News When Your Own Heart Is Breaking
Wife, writer, tea obsessed human
We can do both. We must do both. For the sake of our hearts and the hearts of those we love.
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This Is What The Wedding Night Is Actually Like, According To Couples
Bobby pins. Lots and lots of bobby pins.
9 Perfectly Legitimate Reasons Not To Have A Bridal Party
More isn't always merrier.
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What You Should Never, Ever, Ever Do At A Wedding
If you told the couple you’ll be there, you’d better be there!
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Hey Ladies: Let's Mind Our Own Uteri
Tiffany Elle Burgess
Striving To Be The Black Carrie Bradshaw!
One of my absolute favorite episodes of “Sex and the City” is the one when Carrie attends her friend’s baby shower. Upon
Joining Your Friend's Wedding Party Without Going Broke
Head of Global Financial Education at Visa Inc.
On one hand, it's a great honor and will create wonderful memories. On the other hand, you may need to budget some extra money for the unexpected expenses of this commitment.
Bridal Party Etiquette ~ 5 Rules That Will Prevent You From Losing Your Friends After Your Wedding
Founder, Bitchless Bride
1. Don't even think about asking one, or some of the girls to lose weight before your wedding. Not only are you going to
FOOD & DRINK
How to Throw a Champagne Brunch (VIDEO)
Host of Potluck with Ali
To make sure your champagne brunch is as perfect as it can be (especially when springing for the good bubbly), we've got some tips to make sure everything is in order. From the best food to the right decor, we have got you covered.
HOME & LIVING
How to Host a Wedding Shower in Your Apartment
Food, fun, presents and people: These are the things a wedding shower needs. As you can see, nowhere in the list does it say the location of this exciting event, which means you have creative freedom to choose the location.
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5 Great Wedding Shower Gift Ideas
Comedy writer in New York City
No matter what you've heard or experienced, getting a great wedding shower gift does not have to be difficult.
Who Should Be Invited to a Bridal Shower?
Etiquette Expert, Founder and President of RegistryFinder.com
The purpose of etiquette is to be considerate and make those around you feel comfortable. Of-course I gave the hostess of this bridal shower the benefit of the doubt; that she was only trying to be inclusive.
Taylor Swift Crashes Super Fan's Bridal Shower, Making It The Best Bridal Shower Ever
On Sunday, Swift flew from NYC to Ohio to surprise super fan Gena Gabrielle at her bridal shower, because that's the kind
Wedding Shower Etiquette
Lisa Mirza Grotts
Author, Etiquette Expert
When you are a bride-to-be, you want to do everything right, and there's a lot to get right. Along with planning the wedding and all the myriad details that involves, it's important to know the etiquette of wedding showers.
Bridal Shower Ideas That Are Refreshing And Modern
Photo by: Driver Photo on Bridal Musings via Lover.ly All of these themes are a great starting point for throwing a more
Wedding Planner Colin Cowie's 5 Tips For Planning The Perfect Bridal Shower
Event planner Colin Cowie is quite the expert when it comes to parties and over-the-top affairs. The NYC-based Cowie has
Mehndi Ceremonies: The World's First Bridal Shower
Jafreen M. Uddin
Editor in Chief, Shaadi Belles
While the ritual has only gained popularity in the West in the last couple of decades, mehndi has long been an integral pre-wedding ritual for any South Asian bride, dating back to as early as the 15th century.
4 Ways to Modernize the Traditional Wedding Shower
Founder and CEO, Lover.ly
Oohing and aahing over a bunch of gifts that are straight off the registry can get a little boring, and the games leave something to be desired. But they don't have to be a bummer.
Wedding And Baby Showers Are Hideous Relics. Don't Throw Them
Look, I like weddings. I enjoy seeing two people I care about pledge their love to each other, before diving into a feast
Host a Grown-Up Wedding Shower
Founder and CEO, Lover.ly
Rather than choosing the same-old looks (pink everywhere), incorporate metallics, dove gray, and charcoal, and serve cocktails and desserts that are anything but stuffy.
Got In-Laws? Get a Game Plan!
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.
Author, Consultant, Speaker
Reading a person's body language, listening to what they say to one another and how they say it and noticing who is talking to whom about what can give good information about them and their relationships.
Planning A Bridal Shower: How To Plan The Perfect Shower -- For The Bride And Everyone Else
While games are a necessary element of a bridal shower, unless the bride is a gung-ho competitor, keep them to a minimum
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