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Throwing a Baby Shower

Throwing a baby shower for a friend or relative can be very fun, and stressful. Read our tips and maybe it will help ease some of your worries. Here are some things to consider when throwing a baby shower for someone:


Have a set budget before you start to plan the shower. All the little things you will want to buy for the shower can add up quickly, so if you have a really limited budget, you might want to partner with a fellow friend or family member.

Here is a list of items you might need to buy- as well as a low or no cost alternative:

  • Professional invitations and postage vs. email electronic invitations
  • Banquet hall rental vs. your living room or patio
  • Catered meal vs. everyone brings a snack to share
  • Jewelry for prizes vs. candy bars for prizes
  • Professional banners and name cards vs. balloons and streamers
  • Silver serving utensils vs. paper plates and paper napkins for finger foods

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