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Bridal Showers - Secrets to Their Success

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Author: Lorna Mclaren

Article source: Used with author's permission.

It is now becoming increasingly popular for brides-to-be to hold bridal showers in advance of their wedding day. The emphasis for bridal showers should firmly be on having a relaxed and fun gathering of the bride's female friends. Don't try to plan a formal evening as this defeats the whole object.

Bridal showers should be held in a comfortable setting and often this is the bride-to-be's own home.

The time of year often dictates where bridal showers are held. In warm weather a garden setting is perfect whereas in the colder months a warm and cosy living room is ideal.

No matter where bridal showers are to be held there needs to be little advanced planning and the key is for everyone to simply go with the flow. Food needs to be easy to eat and a selection of finger food is by far the best option, rather than stressing over a formal 5 course sit down meal.

Many brides-to-be organise their own bridal showers but it is a perfect opportunity for their friends to step in and help ensure that the guest of honor enjoys herself.

Friends, food and fun are the essential ingredients for successful bridal showers. You can have an evening of laughter and celebration without being concerned about buying expensive gifts. The best presents of all at bridal showers are those of friendship and happiness.

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