Wedding shower hosts

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Who can and cannot host the wedding shower?

Wedding shower hosts

Friends, aunts, cousins, members of the bridal party, or co-workers are all eligible to host the wedding shower. Immediate family members of the bride or groom should not host the wedding shower. This includes the mothers, grandmothers and sisters.

Exceptions to this rule are when the bride comes from a foreign country and knows no one here except her groom and his family - then they may plan the shower.

Traditionally it is not proper for the immediate family to "solicit" gifts for their children by hosting the shower for them.



7/21/2007 6:59:45 PM
Sue said:

I don't think that it's AWFUL for family members to throw a shower. My soon to be daughter in law has few friends in this area, and I am having a recipe shower for her with my family and neighbors. No one seems offended.


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