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A Bridal Shower for… Grooms?!

August 6th, 2015 by Jeannine

A Bridal Shower for... Grooms?!

Just last night, my department at work threw a “manshower” for one of our colleagues. A Groom Shower, if you will. We thought, we always throw showers for the brides-to-be, what about the guys? I’m all about equality and well, it wasn’t as weird as I thought it would be :P While it was unorthodox, we all had a great time and our groom did too. So here’s how we did it.

This shower was a surprise so all the Groom knew was that there was a mandatory meeting after work at a restaurant. We’ve had work meetings at a restaurant before so this little white lie wasn’t farfetched. We arrived at the restaurant and we had a tiara for him at the table as well as a necklace with a novelty diamond ring. If your groom will be uncomfortable with the idea of tiaras and jewelry, you can always replace it with a funky boutonniere and maybe a top hat. We dressed him up as if he was at a stag but I guess… a very toned down version, and he was a great sport about it :P Our surprise worked, by the way… he was still expecting to discuss work-related issues until we explained to him what was going on :P

We even played a shower game with him. Something simple… I emailed his fiancĂ©e earlier and asked her to answer some questions about herself. We asked the groom these questions and for every answer he got right, he made one of us eat a piece of gum. For every question he got wrong… he had to eat a piece of gum. Let’s just say his mouth was pretty full by the end of the night :P

As a present, we all chipped in and bought him a toolbox full of tools. Not only is it a manly gift, it is also very useful around the house. After all, what woman doesn’t like a man that can fix things ;) We got him some gag gifts too… like edible underwear! To top it off, we served Mancakes for dessert. Obviously! Our boss bought an assortment of mini Mancakes in all the manly flavours they had.

Our Groom loved and appreciated every minute of it.

What do you think of this idea? Would your groom want his own Manshower?

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  • September 3rd, 2015 at 4:45 am
    Ksenia says:

    Well done!


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