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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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Pun ideas!
Mcclave, on June 21, 2021 at 10:44 PM

Need some ideas! Our engagement party is Saturday and I’m making food labels for each of the foods and I did a pun for each one (see pic for examples). I am stuck for one for eggplant rollatini! I...

Mcclave, Jun 23, 2021 14 171
Which dress?!
Mcclave, on June 22, 2021 at 8:59 AM

Which dress should I wear for our winery engagement party that is outside?!

Kelsey, Jun 22, 2021 16 162
Engagement Party Planning
Makeba, on June 18, 2021 at 11:18 AM

We’re having an engagement dinner one year from our wedding, 9-25-21. It’s going to be in the backyard, I have some really good ideas. Decorations are on the way. Anyone else planning an engagement...

Tiffaney, Jun 22, 2021 3 70
Future husbands step mom not coming to bridal shower
Alycia, on June 20, 2021 at 5:11 PM

My fiancé’s step mom just told me she’s not coming to my bridal shower next weekend. She lives close by and she just said work has been really busy. She was originally going to come with my fiancé’s...

Kari, Jun 21, 2021 24 374
Bridal Shower Dress
Sam, on May 17, 2021 at 6:18 PM

Hi everyone! Where did you all get your bridal shower dresses from? I'm looking to spend $50 and under. Thanks!

Kari, Jun 21, 2021 18 194 1
No bridal shower or bachelorette party happening?
Christina, on June 21, 2021 at 1:25 PM

Hey there! I'm struggling with some disappointment here and I guess I'm just looking for solidarity. My MoH can't come to my wedding. Totally not her fault - she's stuck in another country and feels...

Kari, Jun 21, 2021 3 200
Bachelorette Party
Catherine, on June 8, 2021 at 3:46 PM

My bridesmaids don’t seem interesting in planning a party. I’m not asking for anything crazy. I’ve offered suggestions ranging from dancing to a casino, but just all of us going out somewhere for the...

Christina, Jun 21, 2021 8 233
How much to spend on bachelorette favors?
Danni, on June 18, 2021 at 3:11 PM

Hi all! I'm having my bachelorette the first weekend of August and I'm curious what's the usual budget for party favors? I was thinking of doing tumblers and bottle opener key chains, but it would be...

SHY, Jun 21, 2021 6 112
Out of town wedding - rehearsal dinner etiquette??
Kelly, on June 20, 2021 at 8:19 AM

Hi everyone! We are having a wedding that is out of town for both sides of the family in order to make it driving distance for both sides rather than flying distance for only one. Anyways - we are at...

Judith, Jun 20, 2021 10 189
Bachelorette Party Ideas?
Agatha, on June 15, 2021 at 8:13 PM

Hey Everyone! I am getting married in October 2022 - and my MOH and I have gone back and forth a bit about Bachelorette parties. The problem is - I am not 100% sure what to do! My issue is I am a full...

Ashlee, Jun 19, 2021 9 132
Must-play songs at your reception?
Jessie, on April 4, 2021 at 8:59 PM

What songs are essential for your reception? What songs are on your do not play list??

Piper, Jun 19, 2021 17 189
Engagement Party
Jordan, on June 5, 2021 at 8:08 PM

If you are having an engagement party, how did you determine the date? Our parents would like to throw us an engagement, but wanted to pick a date that would work for us. The date we keep coming back...

Makeba, Jun 18, 2021 9 116
Gift Ideas for Non Bridesmaids
Katie, on June 16, 2021 at 2:37 PM

Hi ladies I'm super excited for my bachelorette weekend in Nashville next month and have no idea what is planned except who is coming and where we're going obviously. It will be 9 girls including me...

Katie, Jun 18, 2021 4 81
Outfit for bridal shower
Mariah, on June 17, 2021 at 7:26 PM

Post your pics of your outfits you wore to your wedding/bridal shower! My shower is in 3 weeks and I haven’t picked an outfit… the whole day is a surprise but it’s either going to be inside or on the...

Thinn, Jun 18, 2021 12 169
Anyone have engagement photos that are neither cutesy nor glam?
Kiri, on June 15, 2021 at 2:36 PM

My fiance (omg) and I just aren't glam or cutesy. We're, like...slobs? I really want engagement photos, but I just don't see "us" in any of the poses or styles I've seen online. Most of the photos I...

Alisha, Jun 17, 2021 36 708 1
Show me your engagement photos!
Fenja, on February 2, 2020 at 2:30 AM

Show me your favorite engagement photo(s)! I love to see all your beautiful photos! I’ll go first. This one is mine: (I just love the colors and background) My favorite engagement photo:

Thinn, Jun 16, 2021 990 13,039 27
Bridal shower and rehearsal dinner outfits
Jaeden, on June 13, 2021 at 11:32 AM

What are you guys wearing to your bridal shower and rehearsal dinner? Where did you get the outfits from? Do you have pictures? Your girl needs to find outfits soon!

Jaeden, Jun 16, 2021 30 298 1
Planning a Bachelorette Party at a Lake House
Katherine, on June 14, 2021 at 1:46 PM

Hi, all! I’m posting as the Matron of Honor. My best friend is getting married and has decided she wants to do a 3 day weekend-type trip at her cousin’s lake house around January 2022. This trip will...

Lynnie, Jun 16, 2021 3 47
Skipping parties?
molly, on June 9, 2021 at 4:59 PM

My guy n I decided that we don't need all the parties prior to the wedding to save money ie: bachelor/bachelorette party, engagement party, bridal shower.. We're both older (hes 50,I'm 43) and he's...

C, Jun 15, 2021 11 160
lgbt Bridal shower
Montanna, on June 12, 2021 at 6:54 PM

Hey y’all! Anybody have a “couples” bridal shower for both brides? Or do most people do one shower for each bride? We’re kind of confused about this whole concept lol. It would make more sense to me...

Jo, Jun 15, 2021 5 90
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