Easy Wedding Shower Ideas

Written by Melanie Doetsch

Don't be intimidated if you've been chosen asrepparttar maid of honor for your friend's wedding and your greatest fear is planningrepparttar 147061 bridal shower! There are plenty easy wedding shower ideas to get you started and makerepparttar 147062 whole process go smoothly.

The most popular wedding shower idea isrepparttar 147063 kitchen shower, and it's reallyrepparttar 147064 most practical as well. After all, no one can have too many kitchen utensils or appliances, and there is also a host of nice little gourmet treats thatrepparttar 147065 bride would love to be gifted with.

A personal shower is also nice, with everyone givingrepparttar 147066 bride a gift of lingerie or accessories such as inexpensive jewelry. She might also like something like a skin treatment gift set, cosmetics, or bath powder and perfume.

When most people think of wedding showers, they do tend to think of tradition - a group of ladies getting together in someone's home or at a restaurant or tea room. Lots of decorations, some games and gifts. This is a wonderful concept, but if you're busy it can be hard to pull off. That's why there's a new trend in easy wedding shower ideas - activity based showers. We don't mean rock-climbing (unless you want to) - we mean a girl's day out.

It's the Heart (and heat) of the Wedding Season - Sun & Heat Protection during an Outdoor Wedding

Written by Samantha Taylor

So, you decided to opt for an outdoor wedding underrepparttar sun amidstrepparttar 147033 lake, ocean or beach. Are you sure you have considered allrepparttar 147034 aspects of an outdoor wedding? Did you considerrepparttar 147035 fact that you and your guests are going to be outside for many hours throughoutrepparttar 147036 day inrepparttar 147037 beating hot sun? Some people worry so much that it's going to rain or be cold that they completely forget to prepare themselves forrepparttar 147038 sun andrepparttar 147039 heat. The last thing you want is for you or your guests to be burnt for pictures and leaverepparttar 147040 wedding early because they are sun-fried. So here are some sun protection tips to keep in mind whether you'rerepparttar 147041 bride, groom or guest at an outdoor wedding:

  1. Do not tan in a salon or outdoor prior torepparttar 147042 wedding. Tanning of any sort is bad for your skin and can cause peeling right beforerepparttar 147043 wedding.

  2. If you want to getrepparttar 147044 outdoor tanned look, opt for self-tanning products that will give yourepparttar 147045 same effect without harming your skin. There are many lotions and foams that work wonders onrepparttar 147046 skin.

  3. Make sure you apply sunscreen numerous times throughoutrepparttar 147047 day. Encourage your guests to do so as well. Indicate onrepparttar 147048 invitation thatrepparttar 147049 wedding is outdoors and remind them to bring sunscreen. Here's an idea - hand out small decorative bottles of sunscreen as an early wedding favor for your guests.

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