Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Wedding Fact 101-Did you Know

Did you know the bridal shower tradition has its roots in the 1800s? The story is told of a poor miller who fell in love with a wealthy maiden. But, the father of the maiden was against the marriage. he refused to provide a dowry for her, and a bride could not marry without a dowry. The story goes that the bride had generous friends who "showered" her with so many gifts, the could forgo the missing dowry.
Source: Wedding Zone

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