How To Throw The Best Baby Shower In 3 Easy Steps
By Linda Harrison
Here's a really simple way to throw the best baby shower possible and really wow your friends and family members. Throwing a winning baby shower shouldn't be more work than it needs to be. However, there are 3 steps to follow to the letter to ensure that the baby shower is special for everyone involved. Sticking to these 3 steps will make sure that your baby shower goes off without a hitch and that you can sleep in peace knowing that you did everything right.
1. Use balloons to greet your guests. Get some nice balloons and attach them to the outside of your door. Humans are fantastically simple creatures that can be easily entertained by a festive atmosphere. For a lot of people, balloons symbolize a party or some other great celebration. Balloons can be picked up relatively cheaply and always add a great touch to a baby shower. After all, what's a party without balloons? Pick some nice ones up and use "em. People like balloons.
2. Use written invitations. We live in an age of internet connectivity and cell phones. This technology is incredible and can be really be handy. However, a paper invite is permanent. Your guests will save them for years to come in their scrap books. The souvenir value of written invitations is immense. A cell phone call or email can't really be saved, so spend the extra money and send out a decent paper invite. You'll be remembered an admired for sticking to your guns in an age of high tech gadgets.
3. The first two points are helpful, however, the most critical point to ensuring your baby shower is a success is knowing what not to do. Etiquette absolutely needs to come first. Poor etiquette will ensure that all your research efforts have been in vain and you could potentially ruin the party you worked so hard to prepare for. There is an entire list of do's and don'ts that you need to follow to the letter or your shower just won't work.