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I'd never been to a couples shower before, but when Eric and I discussed showers, I just didn't feel right about having a big party with gifts for just me. WE are getting married and I wanted him to be involved in the par-tay! So two of our friends got together and threw us a great couples shower!Couples Shower

Here's our cute invite that they picked out! It says: “The wedding bells soon will ring- so we're showering the couple with gifts that you bring! Bring something for her, bring something for him, or bring something for the two of them!” Super cute!
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They got some Baja Fresh catered in and it looked SO delicious! I was still on my cleanse at the time so I totally resisted not only the delicious food, but also the margaritas! It was tough. Here's the cute cups that our hostesses gave us. Eric thought it was too ‘fruity' so he didn't drink out of his, haha.couples shower

One of our hostesses gave us this signature board with one of our engagement photos in it for all of our guests to sign! I thought it was such a sweet gift!couples shower

The beverage station! They made regular and strawberry margaritas!couples shower

We played this funny game where E and I traded shoes so that we each had one of our own shoes, and one of the other person's shoes. Then one of our hostesses read out questions and we had to raise the shoe of the person who we thought did that thing we were asked about. It was pretty cute and turned out to be pretty funny.

As you can see we didn't agree on everything. πŸ™‚ Here's a video of us actually answering some of the questions- I find it quite funny!
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Then it was time to open presents! We got alot of great gifts! I look particularly intrigued by our pizza stone in this picture. πŸ™‚couples shower

Us with my ribbon bouquet!couples shower

Me with our two lovely hosts!couples shower

And us with the hostesses and their hubbies- who are two of E's groomsmen!

We had such a great time and got such great gifts! I feel so blessed to have such wonderful people in our life! A bunch of us ended up staying over at the hostess' house and playing board games until almost 2 AM! We got Cranium and Catchphrase from my MOH and her hubby and we busted it out and made a night of it. I thought the couples' shower was so fun- much more fun than a ‘formal' bridal shower would be- in my opinion. πŸ™‚

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Jessica is the creator of The Budget Savvy Bride; she launched the site in May of 2008, shortly after becoming engaged. Jessica has been recognized as a budget wedding expert by various media outlets and continues to share realistic inspiration and actionable tips to help brides save money on their weddings. Google

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  • It looks like ya’ll had tons of fun!

    That game is how we won our honeymoon! It’s a lot of fun.

  • Amanda

    Ha! The video is awesome! BTW, when I get married you are totally helping me plan it! HA! You are amazing at it!!!

  • Pam

    I L-O-V-E-D the video! So cute! It looks like you have an amazing group of friends!

  • Nicole-Lynn

    What a cute shower invite! Did they find it at a store or online?
    Looks like you both had a great time, thanks for sharing.

  • Jessica

    Your shower invites are the cutest I have ever seen! I cant believe you were able to resist the food and margaritas – good for you though! Sounds like a blast and I agree more fun than a traditional shower.

  • Sam

    Check out the award I gave you over at my blog πŸ™‚
    <3 Sam

    By the way… that’s the cutest shower..EVER!

  • sgdish

    Love the shoe game. Sounds like you have great friends!

  • you look so great in these photos! sounds like you had tons of fun. πŸ™‚

  • Sharon

    wow! I am so glad I cam across your blog. Our bride, Louise- has been blogging her budget friendly wedding coming up in October of this year. She has your blog listed as one of her favorites so here I am! Very cool shower and very cool blog! Thanks for sharing. Check ours out if you get a chance ; }

  • Look as though you all had great fun!
    Nice Blog site. Good Luck from the Showerguys!

  • amanda b. young

    The video was absolutely adorable… I don’t even know you guys and I was cracking up!

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