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Is this incredibly nice or kind of wacky?

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#1 RobbyC

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    Posted 13 October 2010 - 05:45 AM

    My FMIL has started to plan my bridal shower.  Which is fine, but I am not getting married until 11/11/11.  In July, she had the date set for 10/9/11.  I found out yesterday from my fiance that she is making the napkins for the shower!  Isn't that the strangest thing ever?!  I mean I am flattered, but still think it's a little weird.  I guess she likes me right? 

    #2 clgriffi7

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      Posted 13 October 2010 - 09:10 AM

      It definitely means she likes you.  But I think it might also mean that she is a planner and once she has an idea she want so see it come to life.  I am the same way.  I am not getting maried until November 2011 as well, but I have started ordering stuff for the wedding that could seriously wait, but once I have an idea I have to follow through.

      #3 lisa203

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        Posted 13 October 2010 - 09:18 AM

        Aww, that's sweet! She's just seems super excited, haha.

        #4 lisa203

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          Posted 13 October 2010 - 09:18 AM

          Oh, and she def. likes you!

          #5 Aumuller

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            Posted 15 October 2010 - 03:59 PM

            I think thats really cute. It means she wants it to be a really great party.

            #6 jennypenny23

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              Posted 17 October 2010 - 05:29 AM

              I agree with the ladies! She really likes you and wants to host a fabulous bash in your honor!

              #7 Jessie

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                Posted 15 November 2010 - 09:49 PM

                Wow!  It's slightly weird to plan that far in advance, but definitely sweet!  She's just excited about you getting married and throwing you a shower! 

                #8 karyan

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                  Posted 16 November 2010 - 03:37 AM

                  My FMIL was trying to show me dresses he minute we got engaged! Mine doesn't have any daughters so I think she see's this as a chance to do girlie stuff for a change. Just go with it but make sure you are ok with everything too!

                  #9 msglave

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                    Posted 16 November 2010 - 04:27 AM

                    That's nice but hopefully she doesn't turn into one of those monster-in-laws who ends up trying to plan the entire wedding.

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                    #10 islandbride8

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                      Posted 16 November 2010 - 05:26 AM

                      I think it's sweet. She's caught up in the moment and sounds like she wants to cherish the moment.  I can see how this could make you a little uncomfortable, but I don't think that's her intention.  It seems like she knows her role, because she's making things for the shower and not your wedding.  It seems like she could be a useful asset as your wedding approaches and she won't shy away from lending a helping hand!

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