Hi all! I'm the MOH for my best friend's wedding; her and the fiance live in California, but met and went to school out here. Family's all out there; friends mostly out here. I know her FMIL/aunt is planning a west coast shower, and I'm debating planning an east coast shower for her during a planned trip in September. I know east coast friends will be invited to the west coast shower, but will be unlikely to attend.
My questions is, is it reasonable to throw her another shower, even though there will be no overlap between attendees? I'm also thinking about how I'd phrase invites. I wouldn't want people to bring large gifts (it'd be easier if things would be shipped directly to CA), but don't want to be too presumptious on the invite.
Any tips? Has anyone been part of a bi-coastal wedding before?