– Shopping for a Baby Shower – 7 Ideas for the Perfect Gift
March 23, 2021
Maybe it’s the nostalgia for my own little babies, or just the imagery of a swaddled-up, sweet-smelling, sleeping newborn, but I love searching through baby registries and finding the perfect gift for my mama-to-be friends and family members. My first piece of shopping advice: stick to the registry whenever possible. I know it can seem […]
– Ask Cheryl (COVID Edition) – Is it Acceptable to Have a Shower for Baby #4?
March 9, 2021
Each new family addition should be showered with love and celebration, from the first baby to the fourth. But given the current health precautions and suggested social distancing, what are some safer alternatives to a traditional baby shower? Hi Cheryl, “My son and daughter-in-law are getting ready to have their fourth child; is it acceptable […]
Our Favorite Virtual Baby Shower Games
March 2, 2021
Hosting a virtual baby shower? Don’t forget to plan time for games! Discover our favorite virtual games to play while you celebrate. With just about everything these days affected by COVID-19 in some way, it’s really no surprise that everyone is changing up the way they celebrate life’s special moments — and baby showers are […]
7 Tips for Hosting a Drive-Through Baby Shower
February 16, 2021
Tips for Hosting a Drive-Through Baby Shower Thinking of throwing a drive-through baby shower? We’ve compiled our top tips to help you plan an unforgettable celebration. I don’t know about you, but when the pandemic first appeared and started changing plans on us last year, I expected that we’d be just about back to normal […]
How to Host a Virtual Baby Shower
January 26, 2021
We were all hoping that the beginning of 2021 would’ve brought the end of Covid-19! You, your friends and, most importantly, the mom-to-be have probably had this baby shower on the calendar for months, looking forward to the day of gathering together to celebrate this new little one. And now with cases on the rise […]
17 Winter Baby Shower Themes and Ideas
December 1, 2020
Baby, it’s cold outside! A winter themed baby shower is the perfect way to bring together loved ones to celebrate a special mommy and her new little one. Fortunately, the chilly winter months lend themselves to lots of sparkly, cozy, and cute baby shower themes and ideas. From elegant high tea to whimsical penguins, we […]
– Ask Cheryl – Coronavirus Concerns Cause Baby Shower Guest List Disagreement
October 27, 2020
Is hosting a baby shower creating some tension between you and the mommy-to-be, especially when it comes to planning the guest list? After inviting the obligatory family members, there may only be room for a few friends or coworkers. But who gets the final say on the guest list? And what about social distancing and […]
Delicious Fall Shower Recipes
September 15, 2020
There are so many wonderful combinations and flavors that just scream fall: pumpkin, apple, salted caramel, and warm spices. Instead of our typical shower menu, we decided to collect some of our favorite fall themed recipes. Whether you’re hosting a baby shower or a bridal shower (or any fall party for that matter) we’ve got […]
The Cutest Pumpkin in the Patch Fall Baby Shower
September 3, 2020
In my opinion, the best season of the year is fall. At least where I’m living in southwest Ohio, the weather cools off and crisps up, the leaves start falling and pumpkin everything is finally unleashed! It’s the perfect time to celebrate a mom-to-be in your life. If you’ll be throwing a baby shower this […]
– Ask Cheryl – Should I Send a Baby Gift if the Shower was Canceled Due to Covid?
August 25, 2020
Even in these uncertain times of social distancing and limited gatherings, common etiquette rules still apply. When a special social event, like a baby shower, has to be cancelled, you should definitely send out a message to your family and friends to let them know. But what do you do if the expecting couple sends […]
– Ask Cheryl – Help! I’m Tired of Going to So Many Baby Showers!
July 14, 2020
The arrival of a new baby is always exciting! First baby, second baby, third baby, fourth baby; each one a new special blessing! But what may not be as exciting as the new baby, is the arrival of a second, third, or fourth baby shower invitation for the same family member! Your initial thought may […]
7 Sweet Summer Baby Shower Themes (plus even more creative ideas)
June 5, 2020
Summer is the perfect time to have a bright and sunshine-y baby shower! After all, we will be ready to do some socializing after months of isolation! What better way to do that than celebrating a sweet new baby! The weather is perfect for outdoor gatherings and so many foods are in season which means […]
Spring Shower Menus (Perfect for Baby or Bridal Showers)
February 18, 2020
Spring is just around the corner, and with it, warmer days and blooming flowers. It’s an excellent time for a bridal shower or baby shower because everyone will appreciate the opportunity to celebrate with family and friends after months of winter hibernation. Our carefully crafted Spring Shower Menus are perfect whether you’re celebrating a new […]
– Ask Cheryl – Is a First Baby Shower Mandatory?
February 11, 2020
You’re pregnant with your first baby! Congratulations! This is such a special time, and it’s a time to celebrate. Chances are, your friends and family will want to celebrate the upcoming arrival of your little bundle of joy too! But is a baby shower necessary? Maybe you feel like a baby shower is just another […]
Ask Cheryl: Shower for Baby Two: Too Soon?
October 22, 2019
Your baby boy is less than a year old and you find out you’re pregnant again. You’re excited that this time it’s a girl and you know in order to prepare for her arrival you will need a few items you don’t currently have. Your friends are offering to throw you a baby shower but […]
– Ask Cheryl – Should You Give Yourself a Baby Shower?
September 24, 2019
Sometimes expectant mothers are excited about their little one and want to make sure that they have everything they need. This may cause them to wonder if someone will honor them with a baby shower. In this week’s post, our reader wants to know if it’s OK for a mom-to-be to host her own baby […]