She wonders, “I’ve heard it’s seen as tacky/gift-grabby to throw your own shower. But I was hoping maybe this would somehow be a bit different? Or is it less tacky to ask my friend to be the one to send out invites to it?”
One commenter wrote, “I don’t think it’s tacky, especially since no one offered to throw you a shower. I’ve been to many showers at the mom-to-be’s home, especially if they have a good set-up for entertaining.