We all remember the rather glamorous example of a baby shower in Sex & The City. Lots of girls, plenty of cakes, far too many Manolo’s and a few babies… it’s the mature girls’ version of a sleepover! Here’s where you can find out putting your own one together.
Baby showers are a long-standing US tradition that’s getting big over here too. What a fabulous excuse for a party. We all remember the rather glamorous example of a baby shower in Sex & The City. Lots of girls, plenty of cakes, far too many Manolos and a few babies… it’s the mature girls’ version… read more
Gifts for baby Silver items, such as spoons, photo frames and rattles. You can include a gift certificate for the engraving to be added after the birth. Baby book to record every special moment – from awaiting the baby’s arrival to their first words – with a photograph or message. Handmade clothes, booties, and quilts.… read more
Obviously, as the guest of honour (and possibly a few of her friends) will be pregnant, you can forget about planning drinking games and relay races. These cute alternatives are guaranteed to get everybody giggling. It’s fun to offer little prizes for the winners of each game too. Tell me a story Prior to the party,… read more
Two months beforehand Set the date and decide the location Create guest list Choose a theme if you prefer Plan your activities: games and quizzes make a baby shower fun Plan your menu: sit‐down dinner or easy buffet? Choose your invitations Order party treats and decorations from the Confetti shop Three weeks beforehand Send your… read more
Who should host the baby shower? It is usually friends or co-workers of the mum-to-be who host the shower, but it is becoming acceptable for sisters or cousins to host it. There can be more than one host and often the mum-to-be may end up having a baby shower organised by co-workers, one by friends… read more