Mamas–to–be should thank their hostesses for a soirée thrown in their honor. At the very least the pregnant lady should write a considerate and sweet thank you note. To see what I recommend doling out, read more
One of the toughest parts of throwing a shower is picking out cute and practical party favors. I always feel guilty when I get a basket of trinkets I'll never use that cost the host a pretty penny. To see my suggestions read more
Every party needs a lil icebreaker. So the clothespin game is a simple way to encourage mingling at a baby shower.
Hand one small pin out to each of your guests and ask them to secure it to a visible place like their shirt or jacket label. To see how to play, read more
As the saying goes, "Good things come in small packages." I personally believe GREAT things come in small packages, which is why I love the idea of a "small" baby shower. From toothpick skewered veggies to tiny cupcakes, you won't have to serve your guests on platters but tapas sized plates instead!
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Cave to those pregnancy cravings! Ask the mama-to-be what she's in the mood for and set out a baby buffet of those small bits.
If macaroni and cheese is her item of choice, kick it up by making a gourmet version and scooping the gooey goodness into shot glasses or ramekins and serve it with a shrimp fork. For more ideas, read more
One of the first steps in planning a baby shower is to create a guest list.
It's usually a safe bet to ask the guest of honor for a list of people she would like to invite, but in sticking with "Good Things Come in Small Packages" theme, an intimate group of family and closest friends works well for this one.
To see what else we recommend for a "small" shower, read more