Baby Showers

January 13, 2012

Posted By: Shaunescy

Don't you just love baby showers? What could be better than getting together with a bunch of friends to celebrate a new person coming into the world? All of them are so great. Doesn't matter if it's a formal Ladies Tea or a relaxed couples event. It's all a joy.

Recently, I began planning a shower for a dear friend and so many questions came to mind. Here is a small sample:

  • Theme or no theme?
  • Ladies only affair, guys and gals, kid friendly?
  • How many guests?
  • Cake or cupcakes?
  • Paper invitation or Evite?
  • Is there a registry (whether or not to mention on invitation)?
  • Pool money for a big gift, all handmade gifts, gift certificate or anything else in particular that I should know?
  • Is the mommy-to-be/couple comfortable opening a pile of gifts in front of everyone?

At the end of the day it's always fun. Other than being a thoughtful host, what tips and ideas do you have about creating a successful event? What was great/memorable about your own shower? Post a comment below and you will be entered to win a gift certificate to Cowlicks! Yep that's right, one lucky poster will get a gift card for five (5) pre-paid haircuts for ages 0-10! As Always, Montana Parent promises to never share, sell, or spam your email.


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