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Pamper the Bride with Pampered Chef Showers and Registries

By Erin Pittman Sponsored by Pampered Chef One of the most popular rooms to stock from a bridal registry is the kitchen. Who doesn’t want new stoneware, appliances and gadgets for entertaining in a new home? What if you could do so in a more creative and fun way? Anna Tjoumas, local Pampered Chef consultant, offers creative twists on the traditional bridal registries and showers. With typical registries, couples go to the store and register. With Pampered Chef, they get more. “Couples create their registries, have a shower and receive all the host benefits including free and discounted items, plus monthly specials,” said Anna. Pampered Chef Bridal Showers At the shower, guests shop from a couple’s Pampered Chef registry and can purchase items for themselves, too. There’s no need for guests to shop ahead, as they can complete their shopping …

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Floral Initials

By Amanda Baity Floral initials are beautiful, personal wedding decorations, especially when filled with the couple’s favorite plants. They are great to make for your own wedding or to give as a gift to a gardening friend who is tying the knot. Try the couple’s first initials, or just their last initial if you only have time to make one. Or go all out and spell their names if you have the time! Wire Outline: To make your personalized floral initials you’ll need to begin with a wire frame. You can make them yourself, but they can be found at many craft and garden stores. The time and trouble saved to make the small cost worth it. You’ll also need moss to line your letters, plants to fill them and dirt for your plants to grow. Try to choose plants …

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Gifts that Rock

We love finding new gift ideas for our readers to give to their wedding party. Recently we were introduced to Whiskey Stones. Ice is Nice, but Whiskey Rocks! Let’s face it, watered down whiskey isn’t cool.  Give a personalized gift that is different and useful at the same time. The Rock n’ Cold Whiskey Stone set Includes: -6 Engraved Whiskey Stones.  The Whiskey Stones are 100% Soapstone and measure 1″ x 1″ -1 Muslin Bag -1 Instructions card Wash the rocks before the first use and dry completely. Put the rocks in the Muslin bag and place in the freezer for at least 3 hours.  Put the rocks in your chosen beverage (Whiskey / Wine etc…) to chill it without watering it down. These rocks can even be heated and used to keep coffee or tea warm. They are dishwasher and food safe and never wear out. Remember, …

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