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How to Throw the Ultimate Bachelorette Party (Like the Surprise One We Threw in Our Studio!)

by Rose Marie Walano 3:00 AM, March 23, 2018

Aired March 23, 2018

Your best friend is getting married — YAY!

Which means YOU have to plan the bachelorette party. (GULP.)

No clue where to begin?

Fear not, beloved bridesmaid!

We asked three ladies that know good food and how to have fun to help us plan the bachelorette party of any bride's dreams — celebrity party planner Mary Giuliani, "Chopped" judge Amanda Freitag and actress/"Dinner at Tiffani's" star Tiffani Thiessen.

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And just to make sure it wasn't all for naught, we invited a real bride to the show to enjoy it all! See bride-to-be Leigh Ann's incredible reaction to being surprised not only by Rachael, but all of her bridesmaids and best friends with a bachelorette bash right here in our studio! (You can tell by the video, she really had no clue! ❤️)

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Now, down to everything she enjoyed — the only four things you need, in our humble opinion, to make a bachelorette party a winner: flowing bubbly, delicious food, a bold dessert — and a little something to help you recover from it all the next day!

The Drinks
 

 
Mary showed us how to make her Blushing Bride Punch — a combo of pink champagne, pink lemonade and pink gin. YUM, right? And the finishing touch? Oversized ice cubes frozen with edible flowers! How bridal is that?

The Food


After Mary, Amanda whipped up two delicious treats for our bride-to-be from what she called her Girlfriend Grazing Menu: Feta Yogurt Dip, served in individual cups, per Mary's suggestion (the better to double dip!) and French Onion Soup Toast, which Mary advised serving on upside down soup bowls. Watch!

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The Dessert
 


The sweetest treat? Tiffani's trendy take on the classic: SPIKED hot chocolate on a stick!

The Recovery
 


And last but not least, Mary's adorable favor idea: a hangover kit, complete with a mini water bottle, aspirin and vitamin B. (The parting gift that keeps on giving, are we right?!)