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Have you ever found yourself struggling to come up with something unique that will set apart the baby shower you’re throwing? Take cue from celebrity hostess Eva Longoria, who threw a baby bash for Victoria Beckham, and plan a pink tea party (with pink food, of course) for the mom expecting a girl. Or if you're on decorations duty, ditch those...
Baby Shower Trends You May Actually Enjoy
I got a lot of grief from a lot of women when I expressed how much I hate baby showers in my post “ 7 Things NOT to Do at Baby Showers.”  Go on, read the nearly 100 comments about what an angry, baby-hater I am. I’ll wait. Ok, ok, I get it. Ladies apparently love their showers. Or they like the gifts that having one will score them. The number of...
Giuliana and Bill Rancic to Host a 'Guess the Sex' Party
It’s no secret that E! correspondent Giuliana Rancic and her husband have had a tough time having a baby, due in part to her cancer diagnosis last year. But after a long road, the two happily announced the news that they’re expecting via a gestational surrogate. Now, with all the excitement, the couple is getting ready to celebrate. Since they've...
Gender Reveal Party
When a couple decides to bring a bundle of joy into the world, it is time for a serious celebration. As the lives of two families will change forever, celebrating the marked arrival of a little one deserves a lot of attention. Traditionally, family and friends throw the parents-to-be a baby shower stocked with all the essentials they’ll need early...
In a world that is expecting millions of bundles of joy yearly, it is only natural that the traditional baby shower gets amped up a notch. For an expecting parent, the birth of their child, and dare we say, especially the first, is such a marked occasion that they deserve more than a few onesies and pacifiers. Click here to see 9 Amazing Baby...
Molly Sims Celebrates Her Baby Shower with Gourmet Food
Molly Sims and friends celebrated her baby shower this past weekend. The former supermodel and actress is pregnant with her first child, a baby boy, and her shower was a vision in blue. The shower took place this past Saturday at a home in West Hollywood. Thirty friends, including celebrity mom Ali Larter, came out to give Sims good wishes and...

Bridal Showers

Bridal Shower Guide

Being asked to be a part of someone’s wedding day is always a special moment. Whether you are a bridesmaid, the mother of the bride, or one of the ushers, you are a significant part in the beginning of a couple’s marital life. Accepting the offer to...

What do you get when you combine a pregnant woman, lots of presents, and a giant rubber-ducky topped cake? A fantastic baby shower, that’s what. 

That was the case on a hot summer day this past June. Krystin Vermillion, the mom-to-be, was the main attraction — well, her belly was the main event, really — and she was graced with great...

Plan the Perfect Wedding Shower

A bridal shower is one of the many wonderful "satellite" parties that surround a wedding celebration. It gives family and friends the opportunity to shower the bride, and perhaps the groom, with love, good wishes, and yes, gifts. For the eager host, it’s also a great excuse to pull out all the stops and throw a fun theme party.

 

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White Bridal Shower

You don’t have to spend a fortune to throw a bridal shower that’s every bit as gorgeous as the photos you see in this post. Why? Because, in this case, it’s all about the presentation. Whatever do I mean? Well, every single food item you see displayed in this ethereal, romantic white bridal shower was purchased at the grocery store. No...

Bridal shower

Options abound when it comes to hosting a bridal shower. Some are hosted by the bride’s mother or sisters, or coordinated by the maid of honor and bridesmaids. Others are themed, like an around-the-clock party where each guest brings something for a specific time of day, or focus on sending the bride off with a complete trousseau for her...

Bridal Registering 101

Now that we’ve prepped brides with A Bride's Ultimate Wedding Checklist and our guide to No-Fail Bridal Showers, it’s time...