I am a bad bride
Posted 28 January 2007 - 03:35 PM
Posted 28 January 2007 - 03:38 PM
Posted 28 January 2007 - 03:41 PM
| Originally Posted by BEACHBRIDEMA |
No I dont think your awful, but I think its only polite to go through with the shower. I am sure your friend has put alot of time and energy into it. People are just giving you a hard time b/c now they actully have to put thought into a gift.
Posted 28 January 2007 - 03:55 PM
Posted 28 January 2007 - 08:44 PM
| Originally Posted by RAENJAY |
I say think of those odd things that you never buy for yourself and maybe give a few suggestions that way.
Posted 28 January 2007 - 08:50 PM
but people want to celebrate your wedding and get you stuff so you are going to need to get over it!
most of the gifts i got were fantastic...cute lingerie, gift certificate to spas, but i have to admit maybe i should have given people guidance...like i do not need the gigantic book of pictures taken of naked men is "artistic" poses.
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Posted 28 January 2007 - 08:51 PM
Posted 28 January 2007 - 08:54 PM
| Originally Posted by A10CALGAL |
Oh, yeah didn't mean I didn't want to go to the shower, I guess I mis-typed. I just want people to be there & have fun, I could really care less about the gift thing. Like I said, if its something you think I should have or want me to have, then great! I just hate telling people what they should get me...and the reality is that at 31 there isn't a whole lot that I "need" other than an affordable home to buy!
Posted 28 January 2007 - 09:01 PM
| Originally Posted by mexico15 |
Even if you don't care about the gift thing...that is what others really like to do for you! Just explain that you didn't want people to be pressured about buying you anything since people are spending money to go away. If people really want to know what they can get you, don't fell bad for giving them ideas...that is what they prefer. Tell them gift cards to home depot, or sears...something you might need for the house. I have told people we really need a washer/dryer, so if they must, we would like gift cards to sears. Just keep in mind...they want to do this for you. It makes some people really happy to do this for you two.
although, thats a good idea too - if people specifically ask you and you say i sincerely dont want anything and they STILL insist on getting you something i think gift cards to places like home depot is a great idea (it will make people like grandparents who may be more likely to want to get something and be more financially equipped to do so feel better about starting your new home)
Posted 28 January 2007 - 09:13 PM
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