– 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 […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should the Mother of the Bride Be Invited to the Bridal Shower?

July 28, 2020

As the Mother of the Bride, you should have a place of honor at most of the wedding and pre-wedding events, including the bridal shower. But what if you (the MOB) and your other daughters (the sisters of the bride) have not been invited to the bridal shower? Dear Cheryl, My daughter’s fiancé’s aunt is […]

10 Fun Bridal Shower Activities

September 3, 2015

Are you hosting a bridal shower soon? Do you need some fun activities to entertain your guests? We’ve gathered some great games and ideas that will break the ice and add some fun to your next event. They’re easy to prepare and will keep your guests involved and entertained! The Newlywed Game Sources: Personal Photo […]

Dessert Tasting Bridal Shower Menu

May 28, 2015

We’re coming up to summer which is prime time for sunshine, vacations, and weddings! That means there are many of you out there planning wedding showers for your bestie. You loved our last bridal shower menu, so we’re back with a fun and unique idea for your next event — a dessert tasting party! I […]

– AskCheryl – If Someone Attended My Bridal Shower, Must She Be Invited to the Wedding?

April 28, 2015

Dear Readers, Every week I receive variations of this same bridal shower question. Usually it’s in the form of, “Can I invite someone to the bridal shower that will not be invited to the wedding?” Here are two interesting variations on that question. Dear Cheryl, My wedding is in a few months and I’m getting […]

– Etiquette Question – Who Should Be Invited to a Bridal Shower?

March 13, 2014

Recently I received an invitation to a bridal shower. While I love to attend bridal showers, I don’t know the bride very well and the shower was being held four states away. Although I’m sure the shower planner had the best of intentions, the invitation left me a bit perplexed. Let me explain why… The […]

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