Baby Shower Gifts

Written by Cathy Cripps


While you want guests to bring a gift of their choosing, it is also important to encourage them to bring something that will makerepparttar parent’s life easier, especially to use right afterrepparttar 146761 birth ofrepparttar 146762 child. Therefore, let each guest know in person or viarepparttar 146763 invitation that if they would like to bring a frozen meal or coupons for baby products or even their services, it would be greatly appreciated.

As a host, you need to considerrepparttar 146764 people that will be onrepparttar 146765 invitation list. Sometimes, finances are tight and buying gifts tough. You have a couple of options. First, you could setrepparttar 146766 tone onrepparttar 146767 invitations advising that while gifts are appreciated, they are not mandatory. This way, people know they can attendrepparttar 146768 shower but not feel embarrassed if they come without a gift.

Another option is to purchase a few extra, inexpensive but nice gifts fromrepparttar 146769 funds collected. Asrepparttar 146770 host, if you know someone is one a tight budget, you could tactfully let them know that you had extra gifts purchased so if they need one, they are certainly more than welcome simply to take one to giverepparttar 146771 couple. This way, that individual could choose a gift to give without feeling bad.


For siblings, a new baby inrepparttar 146772 home can be a stressful and insecure time. After all, they are used to getting allrepparttar 146773 attention and now, everyone who comes torepparttar 146774 door is offering something torepparttar 146775 new baby, completely looking past them. To ensure siblings are included, we would highly recommendrepparttar 146776 following:

Baby Shower Recipe Ideas

Written by Cathy Cripps

1 – Appetizer Puffs

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups flour 1 tsp. salt 1 cup margarine ½ cup sour cream 2 tbs. grated Parmesan cheese 2 tbs. chopped green onions 2 tbs. chopped mushrooms 2 tbs. chopped ripe olives

Directions: Making appetizer puffs is a fairly simple process. Begin by mixing salt and flour and adding sliced margarine pieces torepparttar mixture until it begins to develop into a ball. Proceed to mix in sour cream and then splitrepparttar 146760 dough into 4 separate sections. When this is accomplished, wrap each individual piece and place them inrepparttar 146761 fridge to chill for several hours.

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