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Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Parties and Occasions, Mother's To Be, Baby Showers | 0 comments

The ‘Essentials’ of a Baby Shower!

The ‘Essentials’ of a Baby Shower!

Indeed, having a baby is a big preparation! While everything magical is happening inside the mother’s womb, parents-to-be are on a ‘treasure hunt’, collecting and completing the ‘essential’ items. Diapers, wipes, breast pumps, creams, feeding bottles, and layettes- these are just some things that are indeed important to the forthcoming baby. It could also be very overwhelming for an expectant mother. But no need to get stressed out! Friends and families out there are just one call away for help! So, future parents, call them up and gather everyone for an ‘Essentials’ baby shower! Check out our list below to help you in organizing that perfect baby shower!

Essential Essence

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An Essentials- a themed baby shower is a great idea both for moms-to-be or those waiting-for-the-next-child mothers. First time moms usually have nothing to start with; they ought to buy everything which is indeed very heavy on the pocket. With this set- up, guests could bring something to check off their buy-to list thus helping the mother adjust in her new facet in life.

A. Baby Essentials 9 Piece Layette Basket Gift Set – NewbornThis basket already includes important things which is useful for the first stages in baby’s and mom’s life. You can find a body suit, blankets, brush, booties and even toys.

B. 8-piece Unisex Newborn Striped Layette Combo Gift Set The materials used for these products is are 100% organic and eco-friendly. Made from organic pima cotton grown in Peru, this set is not only a winner for the environment but for you too.

Essential Incitement

Baby Shower Invites

Celebrating the forthcoming of the baby into the world also entails a detailed preparation. To start things in an efficient and organize way, you’ll have to make a proper invite. Having invitation will set things in order for it will tell what theme, what to bring, where the party is and what time it will start. Since the event is a rejoicing party for the baby, make the invitation catchy and unique.

A. Speckled Vignette: Chalkboard: Custard foil-Stamped Baby Shower InvitationThis type of invite shows class and simplicity but with a certain edge to it.

B. Wild Flower Wreath: Watermelon Baby Shower Invitation– If you’re expecting for a baby girl then this piece is perfect for your party. It’s dainty and elegant.

Essential Blings and Frills

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 For the decoration of your party, it is better to be more practical. You can use baby items as decorations. Hang diapers and make it like banners. Put small toys all over your venue and use baby bottles as stands and vases. Baby items can be made into a “cake” to serve as the center piece.

A. Pink Sparky 3-Tier Diaper CakeYou can stock up on your friend’s diapers with several layers as cake tiers and use baby products like baby wash and powder for aesthetic designs.

B. Forever Baby Cake(Boy)- Wipes and layettes can be formed as your centrepiece as well. Add some small plushies for a cuter effect.

Essential Favors and Giveaways

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If you are planning to have party favors and giveaways, stick to simple but useful things. In that way, it’s less hassle and budget friendly. You can go to your favourite store and buy in bulk to get bigger discounts. Having modest items for gifts can still make your guests feel treasured.

A. Personalized Baby Bottle Favor- You can bottle up your appreciation and love in this these cute mini bottles. Put in some candies and mints then tagged it with your friends’ names. They can use it afterwards as containers for small necessities.

B. Mini Jungle Animal Baby Shower CandlesWith these cute little animal candles, your guests will surely giggle with joy.

Essential Sustenance

Food is an essential part of every occasion and having a baby requires eating right. For your baby shower, you can whip up easy delectable dishes and treats that can also be healthy at the same time. Below are some suggestions you can serve.

Onion Pierogi

Onion Pierogi

With its crispy crust and chewy filling, your visitors will surely feel the delight without worrying about the calories. It’s vegetarian but super yummy.

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Tandoori Chicken Wraps

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This menu is jam packed. It has protein, carbs and greens altogether. It’s a complete meal that you’ll definitely love.

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After eating those sumptuous and hearty dishes, dessert will be next. A little cheat can happen for eating those healthy main courses, although upon buying these treats you can opt to have it gluten free or sugar free for a better option.

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A. Welcome Baby Boy Gift Tin- Treats AssortmentA sugary way to welcome. The set offers assorted yummy treats for you to indulge.

B. Baby Girl Cookie Flower PotA guaranteed delight with these tasty frosted cookies. The set comes with 12 cookies.

Essential Entertainment

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Babies love fun! Let each guest have a taste of fun and bring out the ‘baby’ in each of them with these games. Give the lucky winners a memorabilia shaped like baby bottles, diapers or any baby essentials to serve as prizes.

A. Dirty Diaper Game- When ready to play, have each guest open his or her diaper. The guest with the brown “dirty” diaper is the winner!

B. Baby Shower Word GameMake your guests find as many baby words as possible in a limited time.

The Essential Baby Shower is all about friends helping you out with your baby needs and you shouting to the world your excitement of his/her coming! So, forget that ‘survival’ checklist for a while and enjoy! Anyway, the most essential baby item ‘essential’ is his/her parents love!

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