The Best Wedding Shower Book : A Complete Guide for Party Planners

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This new edition contains more fun activities, party recipes, decorating hints, gift ideas, and planning tips than any otherbook
  • Practical party-planning checklists
  • Designs for invitations and name tags
  • Decorating ideas that don't cost a bundle
  • Creative ideas for "couples" showers
  • Engaging party games that won't embarrass your quests
  • Dozens of delicious, nutritious recipes and menu ideas
  • Attractive serving suggestions
  • Tips on choosing a party location
  • Updated planning section
  • More creative, contemporary shower themes
  • And much more

Includes tips for parties aimed at various circles of friends and relatives, suggestions for games and activities, etc.

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Editorial Reviews

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The Best Wedding Shower Book is full of ideas for themes and activities to make a bridal shower something out of the ordinary. It's a very handy resource to have around if you're looking for something just a little different in a shower.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Cooke (The Best Baby Shower Book) provides an encyclopedic look at wedding showers that includes a discussion of prewedding traditions in other cultures and a look at the roots of American customs. (For example, "The bridal veil originated in ancient Greece and Rome, where it symbolized youth and virginity.'') There are pointers on planning the shower ("don't expect people to balance a sit-down meal on their laps''); checklists; suggestions for themes (kitchen showers, romance showers) with appropriate food, activities and decorations; and advice on "keeping the party rolling.'' Cooke is a tad cute at times, recommending, for example, that shower guests make a list of endearments for the couple to use in marriage, "the more creative or ridiculous, the funnier.'' But readers can pick and choose among the ideas offered, and this book will help anyone stage a successful shower. (July)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780671641719
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook
  • Publication date: 5/1/1987
  • Pages: 87
  • Product dimensions: 7.27 (w) x 6.98 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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