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Bridal Shower right before the wedding

My wedding is local for me be a destination for most of my family. My aunts are throwing be a shower the day before the wedding (a ladies lunch). I am so touched but their effort, but don't want people invited to think they need to bring me gifts 2 days in a row. Thoughts on how to word the shower invite to say something to imply "its ok to bring your wedding gift to the shower," without saying that outright (since I don't want to say they need to give a wedding gift, because that's tacky)

Thanks for your thoughts!

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    Don't say anything.  If people choose to bring gifts to both events, they will.  If they can't, they won't.

    Personally, I set aside for both a shower gift and a wedding gift.  Whether they are 2 months apart or 2 days apart, I'd still give a gift at both.
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    Agree with PP. I wouldn't say anything. If people don't want to bring two gifts, they won't. They will probably bring one to the shower, since that's the idea of a shower, and not the wedding if they choose to only do one, which is totally fine.


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    My shower is two weeks before our wedding so I feel similar. But I agree to say nothing at all. Your guests will do what they are able to. Congrats!
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_registering-gifts_bridal-shower-right-before-wedding?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding BoardsForum:34Discussion:02d4794f-c16d-441e-8b0f-51d2598096ecPost:62cf38b0-e2ae-4991-8a5b-76b767f5cf89">Re: Bridal Shower right before the wedding</a>:
    [QUOTE]Don't say anything.  If people choose to bring gifts to both events, they will.  If they can't, they won't. Personally, I set aside for both a shower gift and a wedding gift.  Whether they are 2 months apart or 2 days apart, I'd still give a gift at both.
    Posted by shortee426[/QUOTE]

    I totally agree with this - don't say anything on the invites. Most people were probably expecting to purchase two gifts anyway.
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    A friend of mine got married in Alaska and a lot of the guests came in from Ohio. We threw a shower for her the day before the wedding and pretty much everyone brought her a gift for that and also a wedding gift. Its up to your guests, so I wouldn't worry about wording the invitation differently. Let them decide what they feel comfortable doing.

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    Thanks for your thoughts! I won't say anything on the invite.
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