WATCH: Caroline Manzo Vowed She'd Be 'Popping Xanax like Tic Tacs' at Daughter Lauren's Wedding

Caroline Manzo Throws Daughter Lauren a Bridal Shower – See the Photos!

Lauren Manzo is about to put the “wife” in Real Housewives.

But before the Bravo reality star marries fiancé Vito Scalia, mom Caroline Manzo hosted a pre-wedding celebration.

Why Jacqueline Laurita's Return to RHONJ Could Stir Up Drama

It looks like even more drama could be in store.

Dropped star Jacqueline Laurita is returning to The Real Housewives of New Jersey for a few episodes, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

“Jacqueline wasn’t happy to not be returning to the show [as a cast member]. She was sad about it,” an insider said.

Caroline Manzo's Beloved Dog Dies on Christmas

It was a Christmas to remember for Caroline Manzo, but for one very sad reason.

The former Real Housewives of New Jersey star and her family said goodbye to their beloved dog, Austin, who fell ill over the holidays.

“My little man, feel better baby,” reads the caption of an Instagram photo posted by Manzo’s 25-year-old daughter, Lauren, on Christmas Eve.

Lauren Manzo Is 'Obsessed' with Her Ring and Impressed by Fiancé's Teary Proposal

Give Vito Scalia an A+ for his proposal to Lauren Manzo, from the planning down to the bling!

Manzo, the daughter of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo, tells PEOPLE that her beau did everything right on the big day.

“Vito went and got a shave, his eyebrows waxed and a haircut. Then he showed up at 5:30 wearing a sportscoat even though I normally have to force him to dress up,” she said.

Lauren Manzo Engaged to Vito Scalia

With all of the drama on Real Housewives of New Jersey, here’s some happy news to celebrate.

Caroline Manzo, 52, who confirmed in October that she will not be returning to Bravo’s series for a sixth season, announced via her website on Tuesday that her daughter Lauren is now a bride-to-be.

RHONJ Reunion: Caroline Manzo Has One Last Fight With Teresa Giudice

Caroline Manzo Is Leaving Real Housewives of New Jersey

Caroline Manzo, one of the original Real Housewives of New Jersey, has announced that she is leaving the series after five seasons.

It’s been wonderful guys,” the mother of three, 52, who was often the voice of reason on the show, posted on her Twitter exactly one minute after the show’s reunion finale aired Sunday on Bravo.

“I’ve decided to leave #RHONJ this season was my last. Love and kisses to you all. Xoxoxo”

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion Focuses on Fights, Fraud and Infidelity

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion: Teresa Giudice Talks Indictment

The Real Housewives of New Jersey finale may have ultimately ended in peace, but it didn’t last long.

The stars of the reality series bring the drama – and plenty of tears – when they sit down with Andy Cohen for the season 5 reunion show, which airs Oct. 6 (8 p.m. ET) and Oct. 13 (8 p.m. ET/PT) on Bravo.