Bridal Shower Themes

Written by Samantha Taylor

It isrepparttar maid of honor's duty to organizerepparttar 150247 bridal shower and to ensure thatrepparttar 150248 party is everythingrepparttar 150249 bride expected. The best way to ensure that everyone will have fun is to create a theme aroundrepparttar 150250 bridal shower in which everyone can participate in. The following is a list of fun and exciting themes for bridal showers. Chooserepparttar 150251 one that suitsrepparttar 150252 briderepparttar 150253 best:

  1. Lingerie Bridal Shower - The lingerie theme has become more and more popular in recent years. This type of shower is typically for a younger bride who will be comfortable withrepparttar 150254 risqué nature of a lingerie bridal shower. Each guest, in lieu of bringing a traditional wedding shower gift, will bring a piece of lingerie forrepparttar 150255 bride. The groom will reaprepparttar 150256 benefits of a lingerie shower as well. Chances arerepparttar 150257 gifts will be put to great use onrepparttar 150258 honeymoon.

  2. Gourmet Bridal Shower - A gourmet bridal shower is perfect for brides who love to cook and sample different kinds of food. Instead of serving traditional snacks like cheese and crackers, ask each guest to bring a gourmet-related dish. Sending out invitations inrepparttar 150259 shape of foods or hand deliver invitations in an apron to add a little extra pizzazz to your shower.

  3. Around-the-Clock Bridal Shower - This is a relatively new bridal shower theme. It requires each guest to bring a gift thatrepparttar 150260 bride and groom can use at a specific point throughoutrepparttar 150261 day. For example, on one person's invitation it might read 3pm; while on another's it may read 1am. The gifts are distributed clockwise according torepparttar 150262 hours each guest is assigned.

Writing Your Own Wedding Vows

Written by Samantha Taylor

Your wedding vows arerepparttar words that will forever remain in your partner's heart and memory. So you want to ensure that you express exactly what you are feeling and how much you love them. Most people have never written wedding vows before and they aren't quite sure how to communicate what they feel into words. Here are some helpful guidelines to ensure thatrepparttar 150246 feelings in your heart are encompassed in your wedding vows:

  1. Sit down with your fiancée and put some general expectations in place for your wedding vows - such as how long and how in-depth they should be.

  2. Begin brainstorming. Think about your relationship and everything you've gone through together. Focus, perhaps, on a specific situation such asrepparttar 150247 moment when you realized that this wasrepparttar 150248 person you were meant to be with.

  3. If you use nicknames or lovable expressions with your fiancée (honey or sweetheart) you may want to incorporate these into your wedding vows.

  4. If tradition is important to you, review some examples of conventional wedding vows. Most begin with "inrepparttar 150249 name of God, I (your name) take you (your fiancée's name) to be my lawfully wedded wife/husband." You may consider reciting your vows in a similar manner.

  5. Avoid sad memories or stories about you and your partner fighting. Wedding vows are meant to expressrepparttar 150250 joys of being together. Therefore you should focus onrepparttar 150251 positive.

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