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Planning events to celebrate with your friends and family before the big day? Share photos and tell us all about your engagement party, shower, and bachelor or bachelorette parties!



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Rehearsal dinner vs welcome party
Michelle, on October 22, 2023 at 2:45 PM

Are you having them separate, or not having both or will you combine them into one big party? Are these parties in your social circle and what you are doing casual or fancy elaborate? What menu do you...

Andrea, Nov 16, 2023 5 94
Bridal shower date
Autumn, on November 27, 2023 at 9:09 PM

So my MOH has been helping me with ideas for my bridal shower, and so has my fiancé’s aunt. None of my other bridesmaids have asked about it yet or offered to help and I should be booking a date now...

CM, Yesterday at 1:10 PM 20 268
Engagement photo location?
Linda, on November 21, 2023 at 6:05 PM

Hello, My venue offers appointments for photography session. Did you guys do your engagement session at your venue or did you go offsite elsewhere?

Veronica, Nov 21, 2023 3 41
2 Bridal Showers
Aly, on November 15, 2023 at 10:00 PM

My mom is throwing a bridal shower mainly for her extended family in my hometown but my FMIL has offered to throw one on the east coast which is closer to more of my relatives and friends. My question...

Michelle, Nov 19, 2023 3 78
Stuck on where to go for my bachelorette party
Devon, on November 11, 2023 at 8:37 AM

I’m having a hard time deciding on where to go for my bachelorette party. I’m from New York and would like to go to a spot with a beach. I want a mix of fun nightlife but also relaxation. My biggest...

LM, Nov 13, 2023 3 119
Sound & Lighting Costs Lake Como, Italy
Angelica, on February 19, 2021 at 9:43 PM

Hi guys! I just received a quote for 14,000.00€ for sound and light at a villa in lake como, italy. Is this fair? I’m have a 50-60 person wedding.

May, Oct 31, 2023 21 770
Bridal and baby shower combined
Misty, on April 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Hi all. I have been searching for themes and I need help. I am the matron of honor for my best friend getting married in June. She also happens to be pregnant and due in early July. Like a week and a...

Elaine, Sep 25, 2023 25 5,476
Canceled on brides bachelorette trip to Nashville, Am i wrong?
Nicole, on September 22, 2023 at 2:50 PM

Bride and her MOH planned a pretty pricey trip to Nashville. Total of 15 girls planned to go, Airbnb alone was $700 per person and I knew there were activities planned that the MOH said were...

Keri, Sep 23, 2023 9 309
Rehearsal Dinner
Rebecca, on August 21, 2023 at 12:46 PM

I have to pick 2 entrees and 3 sides from this menu for my rehearsal dinner. Can I get some suggestions of some combinations to go with? It is in December.

Future Mrs. Chicken, Sep 21, 2023 3 143
Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette
Gabby, on September 2, 2023 at 12:03 AM

Hi everyone, I am hoping you all can give me some tips on how to handle the day before the wedding. We have a pretty large wedding party (15 people, plus spouses), and we don’t want to have a formal...

Gabby, Sep 5, 2023 10 366
Bridal Shower Food - Do i have enough or too much?
Megan, on September 4, 2023 at 4:31 PM

I’m having a bridal shower with about 60 people that RSVP. This is the list of food we have planned. It’s a brunch at 11:45AM. Macaroons (36ct) Pastries (108ct) Fruit French toast dippers (50ct)...

Michelle, Sep 4, 2023 4 170
Destination Wedding Favors
Veronica, on August 4, 2023 at 2:13 PM

I’m having a destination wedding in Puerto Rico. It’s going to be in December so I’ve been trying to order everything online and have it shipped to a family member. I’ve been struggling finding an...

Veronica, Aug 10, 2023 4 62
Bachelorette Party Lies/ Friend Betrayal
Natalia, on August 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM

It’s January of 2023 and your friend gives you the great news that she’s finally getting married and that you’re also invited to her bachelorette which will be in Puerto Rico. You are excited for the...

Theresa, Aug 9, 2023 11 347
Bachelorette ii
Laura, on August 3, 2023 at 8:52 PM

I recently posted about how my MHO wanted to plan my bachelorette, but she can only do it the weekend of Jan 13,14. Most of my girls are from out of state, including her, so I didn’t think it was...

CM, Aug 5, 2023 15 317
Opening gifts at bridal shower?
Alyson, on March 6, 2018 at 6:08 PM

Hi guys! Wanted to get some opinions and/or ideas for my bridal shower. I have heard a little bit about guests being told not to wrap bridal shower gifts, leaving them just on display and giving more...

Jennifer, Aug 5, 2023 43 1,843
Laura, on August 3, 2023 at 2:00 PM

Hi everyone, I’m currently brainstorming ideas for my bachelorette party. My MOH organizes it; however, I want to help. The problem is that she’s in vet school, and we can only do it one weekend in...

Desiree, Aug 3, 2023 9 185
Brunch & Bubbly
Jt, on July 6, 2023 at 6:25 PM

Hey everyone! So I’m planning my bridal shower and the theme I went with is brunch and bubbly. I’m going to have a mimosa bar along with a buffet style breakfast. I have games and gifts planned as...

Jada, Jul 30, 2023 14 349 1
Wedding shower problems
Jamie, on July 16, 2023 at 2:34 PM

I am so stressed and do not know what to do. My mom and future MIL are trying to plan a wedding shower (we want to celebrate as a couple). However my fiancés family is in different states which would...

Jada, Jul 30, 2023 12 194
Small Wedding Big Bachelorette?
Alissa, on July 21, 2023 at 11:23 AM

I am having a small wedding destination but still in the states (Hilton Head). I am only inviting immediate family and close friends. Can I invite people who aren’t invited to my wedding to my...

Jada, Jul 30, 2023 8 185
Rehearsal dinner
Laura, on July 20, 2023 at 7:19 PM

Hi again, Is the rehearsal really important? I know we have to go to the venue and practice but the rehearsal dinner is it really necessary? What do people do in rehearsals ?

Michelle, Jul 30, 2023 6 165
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