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#1 LisaG

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    Posted 01 March 2007 - 12:35 PM

    My aunt is giving me a shower that is for the ladies in my and my FI's family and some family friends....and I also thought about inviting my bridesmaids.

    We have some friends that are giving us a "stock the bar" party / pool party. We are inviting all of our friends to that - it's a couples thing one evening this summer.

    My question is, should I expect my bridesmaids to attend the "family" shower and the "stock the bar" party?

    I just think the family shower will be so boring with just the ladies in my and my FI's family. Is that bad of me??

    #2 LCBride2007

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      Posted 01 March 2007 - 12:38 PM

      i'd invite them, but maybe tell them you'd understand if they didn't come.

      #3 mexico2007

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        Posted 01 March 2007 - 02:46 PM

        I agree. Do invite them but let them know that you'd understand if they couldn't make it.

        #4 CourtneyV

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          Posted 01 March 2007 - 02:49 PM

          I'll third those comments - just let them know that they are not obligated to join, and I would even explain why... the same way you did to us!!
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          #5 TATrisha

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          Posted 01 March 2007 - 02:51 PM

          I would ask them to come. They don't need to buy you a second gift, but to be there for support is always nice! I know I need support when surrounded by my crazy family!

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          #6 LisaG

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            Posted 01 March 2007 - 02:55 PM

            Support is totally what I am going to need - good idea! Thanks girls!

            #7 A10CalGal

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              Posted 01 March 2007 - 03:22 PM

              I was gonna say the same thing - support! You need it, believe me! If it weren't for all of my great friends, I seriously may have marched out of my own shower because my grandma was being a total PITA...well, I think the margaritas helped too - but the support was a MUST!

              #8 destinationbride07

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                Posted 01 March 2007 - 03:23 PM

                i agree with Ann......




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