79. A Bridal Shower

A bridal shower is a party when a who is about to get married is "showered" gifts and well wishes. A bride-to-be will often at one or several department stores and create list of things she would like people to her as presents. This makes it easy for of both the bridal shower and the wedding to know what kind of things the bride . A registry also makes sure that there are duplicate presents. A bride may want a blender she sure doesn't want to receive three and to deal with the hassle of returning extras. bridal shower gifts are items that a newly couple needs to start their life together. These include dishes, pots, pans, and even appliances like and microwave ovens. Many brides also look forward receiving some money. Cash or checks are considered gifts for a bridal shower. The money comes handy to help pay for an expensive wedding. people bring tasteless gifts like lingerie to bridal . Some people think those gifts are good because help the new couple "spice up" their married . Others find these types of presents embarrassing.

While bridal showers are surprises, others are planned with from the bride-to-be. A bridal shower can be and intimate and held in someone's home. It also be a larger affair held at a or a catering hall. Sometimes snacks and desserts served or a full meal can be offered. bridal showers were women only affairs. However, more more showers are no co-ed, with men and . Traditionally men are not invited to bridal showers now more showers include men and the groom-to-be. many parties in the U.S., there would be dancing at the bridal shower, just eating and chatting. Some bridal showers even have games.