Refreshing Recipes for Summer Bridal & Baby Showers
May 25, 2019
Whether you’re hosting a shower for a special friend, or just attending one, summertime parties are so much fun. They give everyone a chance to wear their cute summer dresses, enjoy the gorgeous weather and celebrate a special friend who is either expecting a precious baby or planning to marry the love of their life. […]
Fresh Ideas for a Springtime Baby Shower
March 14, 2019
The sun is shining, the snow is melting, the temperatures are rising…and there’s new life all around! Springtime signals new beginnings which make it a fabulous time to throw a beautiful and memorable baby shower that will be talked about long after the baby arrives! We’ve collected lots of fresh spring baby shower ideas to […]
How to Plan a Book Themed Baby Shower Party
October 31, 2018
Baby Shower Inspiration from Your Favorite Book When it comes to throwing a baby shower, we know you want to keep it simple, yet creative. Maybe you’ve been to enough pink, blue or neutral colored showers to be in the hunt for a different way to celebrate the mom-to-be in your life. As always, you’ve […]
– Ask Cheryl – Should Future Grandmas Invite Each Other to Baby Showers They are Hosting?
August 14, 2018
Today we’re tackling two hot topics when it comes to baby showers: who should host; and who should be invited. With two future grandmas hosting separate events, Cheryl advises how best to handle the question of whether it’s appropriate for the grandmas-to-be to invite one another. Hi Cheryl, Both the future grandmas are holding separate […]
Who Traditionally Throws A Baby Shower? Is It Okay For A Family Member To Host?
March 19, 2018
Baby showers became popular during the baby boom era of the 1950s as a way help new moms prepare. They are also a way for family and friends to celebrate the new arrival. Today, in addition to traditional baby showers, many are opting to host a “Sprinkle” (for encore babies) or a “Sip and See” […]
– Ask Cheryl – Can I Register and Host a Shower for My Second Baby?
March 16, 2018
Today’s question comes to us from a second-time mom who wonders about the etiquette of creating a registry and hosting her own shower. What’s appropriate, and what’s not? Hello Cheryl, I have a question regarding a baby registry and shower. I am having my second baby (a boy) in early 2018. I have a daughter […]
Best Baby Gifts
January 30, 2018
A loved one’s bundle of joy is on the way, now it’s time to shower this little one with love and gifts. What does the mother-to-be really want? What does she need? (HINT: It’s not that adorable outfit that they only had in the larger size won’t fit for another 18 months). Now don’t get […]
– Ask Cheryl – Not Invited to Baby Shower, but Can I still Send a Gift?
November 29, 2017
While some dread gift-giving obligations, others enjoy expressing their love and support by giving a gift. But if they haven’t received an invitation, would their gifts be appreciated or misunderstood? Dear Cheryl, Is it considered rude to send a gift to a baby shower that I am not invited to? My future daughter-in-law’s sister-in-law is […]
– Love, Marriage, and the Baby Carriage – Who Gets Invited?
June 20, 2017
Today’s Ask Cheryl question comes from a reader that’s planning a baby shower soon after the wedding. She wants to know if it’s OK to invite those that were not invited to the wedding. Dear Cheryl, Should people not invited to the recent wedding be invited to the baby shower? Thanks, Mary Ann Hi Mary […]
– Rise and Shine – A Simple and Healthy Brunch Baby Shower Menu
July 28, 2016
There’s nothing sweeter than celebrating a mommy-to-be and her baby on the way. And while the celebration should always be sweet, sometimes we crave a menu that isn’t so sugary! I’ve faced a calendar full of showers recently, and I’ve come to expect the temptation of rich appetizers, sugary drinks, and decadent desserts. But when […]
– How to Bring the Party – Hip Baby Shower Themes Everyone will Enjoy
March 31, 2016
Baby showers no longer need to be bland. We say, out with the ducks and bunnies and in with a theme that suits the interest and personality of the expectant mom-to-be (and dad-to-be). Whether you’re throwing the event is for a close friend, family member, take a look at some of these clever baby shower […]
– Ask Cheryl – Baby Shower Invitation Etiquette
March 29, 2016
The reader featured in today’s post was invited to a baby shower, but feels put out because the invitation dictated what she should buy for a gift. What is the proper way to include baby registry information on a baby shower invitation? Find out below. Dear Cheryl, I have just been invited to a baby shower for the […]
20 Delicious Mocktails, Perfect for a Baby Shower
February 10, 2016
Every great party needs a delicious signature drink. And though the guest of honor at a baby shower can’t consume alcohol, it doesn’t mean that drink has to be boring. We’ve found 20 fun and pretty concoctions that would be perfect for your next baby shower- or any event for that matter! All of these drinks […]
– AskCheryl – Is a “Step-Up” Baby Shower Tacky?
January 19, 2016
Dear Cheryl, Have you ever heard of a “Step-up Party”? My daughter-in-law’s mother and sister are planning one and my daughter-in-law has registered for gifts for her 2- year old. They feel they already have everything for the new baby but want gifts to help redecorate the older child’s room. I have never heard of this and frankly […]
Gugu Guru: Fresh Summer Menu: Top 7 Baby Shower Menu Ideas
July 13, 2015
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Sweet and Simple Spring Baby Shower Menu
April 2, 2015
A baby shower is the wonderful way for your mom-to-be to relax and have fun with family and friends. After all, there will be very little relaxing for mom after her sweet baby arrives! So whether this is the first or third child for your guest of honor, it’s time to celebrate! We’re here to […]