– Fabulous Fall Shower Menus – Perfect for Babies or Brides

September 8, 2022

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. The weather starts to become more mild, even in sunny south Florida, and the vibes are just warm and cozy and happy. When it comes to preparing a fall shower menu, think savory, warm, and rich to match the tones of autumn and your shower will be […]

Our Top 10 Fall Bridal Shower Ideas

September 1, 2022

The temperatures are dropping and the leaves are falling. There is color and beauty all around. It’s the perfect backdrop for hosting a bridal shower. We’ve collected ten of the best ideas to fill your autumn soiree with vibrant colors, seasonal flavors, and fun activities. 1. Invitation Inspiration First things first: find a fall-themed invitation. […]

– Ask a Real Bride – How Involved Should I be in My Bridal Shower?

July 21, 2022

Your wedding year can feel like a crash course in event planning: suddenly, your to-do list is filled with finding vendors, building your budget, and creating your guest list. With endless event inspiration and ideas filling your social media feed, many brides are left wondering: where exactly do the planning responsibilities end? I’ve got some […]

How to Throw a Bridal Shower on a Budget

July 19, 2022

You don’t have to spend a ton of money to throw a memorable bridal shower on a budget — just follow these 7 steps! Hosting a bridal shower is an incredible honor and opportunity to show the bride-to-be just how much you care about her. Luckily, you don’t need to have a big budget to […]

Cringe-Free Bridal Shower Games & Activities

May 3, 2022

Looking for an alternative to toilet paper wedding dresses and bridal bingo? Check out these fun, cringe-free bridal shower activities everyone will enjoy. Let’s be honest — there are plenty of bridal shower games that we’d rather do without. While there’s nothing wrong with Don’t Say “Bride”, Match the Song to the Disney Movie, and Bridal […]

8 Steps to Throwing Your First Bridal Shower

March 15, 2022

Hosting a bridal shower for the first time? Ace the celebration by following these eight easy steps! So, you’ve been tasked with throwing your very first bridal shower. While it might seem daunting, consider it a vote of confidence and accept the challenge. As the maid/matron of honor or a close family member/friend of the […]

Bridal Shower Etiquette for All Involved

March 8, 2022

As with all things “wedding year,” throwing a bridal shower comes with certain rules of etiquette—and we don’t just mean for the host. Whether you’re the host, a guest, or even the bride herself, follow the rules below to find out what you should and should not do. Bridal Shower Etiquette for the Bride It’s […]

– Trending Now – Food Bars for a Bridal or Baby Shower

September 21, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to DIY Food Bars I recently attended a beautiful bridal shower (in honor of my cousin) thrown by two of my fabulous aunts. All three courses of the meal were set up “bar” style allowing guests to customize their food to suit their individual tastes. We started with a delicious crostini bar […]

“Fall In Love” Bridal Shower Menu & Decor

September 2, 2021

I fell in love with Jon Moss during the fall of 2013 in our little college town that always looked the prettiest during October and November. Crisp leaves, trips to the pumpkin patch, hot apple cider and warm scarves still bring me back to that first fall we spent together. Fall is a romantic time […]

Hot Summer Bridal Shower Themes and Recipes

June 1, 2021

Summer is wedding time which means it’s also bridal shower time! We’re back with four of this summer’s hottest bridal shower themes. We’ve gathered delicious recipes and pretty décor ideas that can be effortlessly incorporated into your event. This will allow you to sit back and enjoy the shower alongside your guests and the bride-to-be! […]

Bridal Shower Themes for Every Zodiac Sign

March 11, 2021

There are so many easy ways to personalize just about anything these days. From custom-curated experiences to monogrammed fashion, you can make anything your very own. So, when it comes to throwing a bridal shower, why should it be any different? If you’ve been handed the task of throwing a bride-to-be’s celebration, this is your […]

How to Host a Virtual Bridal Shower

February 2, 2021

Don’t let social distancing stop you from throwing an exciting virtual bridal shower! With the recent outbreak and spread of COVID-19, couples have had to forgo their intended wedding dates, reschedule with vendors, and even flat-out cancel their wedding festivities. Of course, the number one concern for everyone these days is health and safety, and […]

– Ask Cheryl – How Do I Host a Post-Wedding Virtual Bridal Shower?

December 22, 2020

Smaller weddings and virtual showers have become the “new normal” for many 2020 couples. But these modified celebrations can still be a wonderful way to shower the happy couples with love and best wishes while staying socially distant. What are some tips for hosting a successful virtual shower? Who should be included on the shower […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should I Ask My Bridesmaids to Help Pay for My Bridal Shower?

December 8, 2020

Your best girls are going to be your best bridesmaids; let the celebrating commence! But what are they responsible for? What should you expect from them in regards to the party planning, hosting, and all related expenses? Hi Cheryl, I am getting married in May and have a total of eight bridesmaids including a Matron […]

Five Winter Wedding Shower Themes You’ll Love!

November 19, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—for a bridal shower! Why add, “host a bridal shower” to your already packed December to-do list? I’ve got a few reasons: Your house is already decked out for the season Cooling temperatures create the perfect cozy environment for indoor gatherings Inspiration abounds! Pinterest and blogs are filled […]

Delicious Fall Shower Recipes

September 15, 2020

There are so many wonderful combinations and flavors that just scream fall: pumpkin, apple, salted caramel, and warm spices. Instead of our typical shower menu, we decided to collect some of our favorite fall themed recipes. Whether you’re hosting a baby shower or a bridal shower (or any fall party for that matter) we’ve got […]

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