Baby Shower Etiquette – Rules to Party By

October 12, 2021

Baby Shower Etiquette for All Involved I love baby showers. I can’t get enough of those cute baby clothes and gadgets, not to mention the champagne and girly foods. But I know some of you may not be as excited when the baby shower invitation arrives in your mailbox or inbox. Whether you love them […]

– Trending Now – Food Bars for a Bridal or Baby Shower

September 21, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to DIY Food Bars I recently attended a beautiful bridal shower (in honor of my cousin) thrown by two of my fabulous aunts. All three courses of the meal were set up “bar” style allowing guests to customize their food to suit their individual tastes. We started with a delicious crostini bar […]

– Ask Cheryl – Is it OK for the Mom-to-Be to Host Her Own Virtual Baby Shower?

September 14, 2021

The Pandemic has definitely changed the way we celebrate baby showers. But does that mean it’s ok for the mom-to-be to host a virtual baby shower for herself? Hi Cheryl- My daughter lives in Florida with her hubby and their adorable, active 3-year old son. They are expecting their 2nd son in mid-October. My daughter […]

5 Fabulous Fall Baby Shower Themes

September 7, 2021

Autumn is such a beautiful season for gatherings! I always get excited at the first signs of colorful leaves and pumpkin patches. With so much natural beauty happening around us, it is easy to take our cues from this golden season, and choose a theme for a cozy baby shower. 1) Little Pumpkin Pumpkins are […]

12 Last-Minute Baby Shower Gifts

August 17, 2021

Need a baby shower gift in a pinch? You can’t go wrong with these last-minute ideas! We’ve all been there: even with the best intentions, somehow the days and weeks get away from us, and all of a sudden, there’s a baby shower tomorrow, and you still haven’t gotten a gift. If you’ve got the registry […]

10 Expert Tips for Hosting Your First Baby Shower

August 12, 2021

If you’re a 30-something year-old like me, you’re probably very familiar with the wedding circuit. There’s at least one bridal shower, a bachelorette weekend, sometimes a lingerie shower, and of course, the wedding weekend itself. But if you think you’re done celebrating the couple after the wedding, think again. As the old adage goes: First […]

Lots of Guests? Plan a Drop-In Baby Shower!

August 5, 2021

As the hostess of a recent baby shower, I have to admit that I was taken aback when the mother-to-be emailed me a guest list with 63 names on it! At first I was going to ask her to consider cutting down the list. However, once I thought about it more, I decided to just […]

All Aboard for a Nautical Baby Shower

July 29, 2021

It’s all hands on deck; time to batten down the hatches! Sailors and landlubbers alike gather ’round and make sure the new mommy has smooth sailing ahead with a nautical themed baby shower. We’ve sailed the high seas (ahem… internet) to compile everything you need for a maritime party that is shipshape and Bristol fashion.  […]

Hosting A Sip And See

July 6, 2021

Southern culture has given us so many of our favorite things: monograms, sweet tea, seersucker and line dancing, just to name a few. Southern tradition harkens back to simpler times of front porch sitting and gathering up all your favorite people for a big dinner around your dining table. Maybe that’s why so many of […]

12 Guy-Friendly Co-Ed Baby Shower Themes

June 29, 2021

When we were expecting our first child, my friend asked if she could host a co-ed baby shower. I didn’t think I’d be able to convince my husband to participate in a girly morning of mimosas and brunch. But, when my friend told me she wanted to plan a baseball themed cookout, I knew my […]

Baby Shower Games that are Actually Fun

June 15, 2021

We’ve almost come to expect it: attending a baby shower = being forced to play an awkward baby shower game. But if it’s your turn to host the baby shower, you get to be in control! Which means this is your chance to organize a game or two that won’t make your guests cringe. A […]

Plan a Patriotic Baby Shower

May 20, 2021

We all love red, white, and blue…and babies too! Summer is the perfect time to throw an All-American baby shower, with lots of patriotic holidays filling the calendar, and the warm weather calling for casual, outdoor events. A patriotic theme is perfect for any crowd, whether it’s a coed shower or a traditional one, and […]

7 Best Baby Shower Gifts

May 18, 2021

Great excitement, joy and anticipation surround the addition of each new, precious baby and there was nothing sweeter than getting to celebrate the upcoming arrival of each of my four kids with those I love most. Friends and family have generously showered us with numerous baby gifts over the years. We appreciate each thoughtful gesture, […]

– Ask a Real Mom – Best Baby Gifts You’ve Received

April 29, 2021

When I had my first baby our community of friends and family blessed us radically with amazing gifts. From new clothes and diapers to meals and books, we got it all in the span of our son’s first few weeks of life. Like I’ve said before, I’m in the season of life where it feels […]

7 Non-Traditional Baby Shower Ideas

April 15, 2021

From low-key moms-to-be to the mothers welcoming their second or third children, there are plenty of reasons to throw a baby shower that eschews convention. And let’s be honest: after a while, all those baby showers can start to morph into one mega-memory after you’ve attended enough. Not sure where to get started as you […]

– Ask Cheryl – How Do I Host a Drop-In Baby Shower?

April 13, 2021

The pandemic has us all trying to figure out the best way to navigate life’s major events while keeping everyone safe. This question is from one of our very own team members about hosting a baby shower. Hi guys! I have a baby shower question. I’m hosting one in May and there are 53 people […]

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