Offbeat Bride Tribe member Writeroffiction threw a killer coed wedding shower with her groom filled with trivia games and blind beer-tasting competition. They also didn't open any of their gifts at the party. The secret sauce of their “waiting to open gifts” plan was that they were able to write their thank-you notes as they opened the gifts. We're talking time-saver and one big to-do checked off the list.
So steal this idea: think about focusing your shower on the good times, and saving your gift-opening and simultaneous thank-you card writing for after.
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