A Couple's Baby Shower

owl-baby-shower It's time for baby shower planning. No need to stick with the conventional mom-only-shower. To make it unique and fun, come up with the party that includes both mom and dad-to-be. You just need to avoid over-cutesy themes and make it gender-neutral. Here are six tips for hosting a couple's baby shower. 1. Choose your theme

custom labelsNow that you have recruited both genders, you may want to choose a theme that is casual and fun. One of the best ways to keep it neutral and simple is to throw a picnic-theme celebration. Classic table clothes and napkins, grilled food and delicious treats will all make a lovely memories for the guests and parents-to-be.

2. Guest List & Invitations bbq baby shower invitations15It's time to make a guest list and send out invitations. Before doing so, you need to consult with both parents-to-be. It is important that they approve of your guest list. When sending out the invitations, highlight the fact that it is a shower for both men and women. If you are inviting couples, put both names on the envelope using specially designed custom address labels? 3. Food

main-bbq-party-ideasEveryone is a fan of barbecue. Guys can take care of the grill while girls enjoy some catching up with one another.

Just ensure you have all the proper serving utensils and enough tables and seating. 4. Don't forget the drinks

CI-Laura-Fenton_party-baby-shower-nametag-stirrer_s4x3_lgThis is a baby shower so mom-to-be can't drink. Here are some creative non-alcoholic drinks to fit the occasion. Use customized bottled water and add some slices of fresh lemon to it. Also, nametags are a great way to dress up the drinks.

5. Gifts for him and her Since you need to prepare gifts for both parents, it would be a good idea to include some unusual or humorous items. How about On duty and Off duty pillowcases? These would certainly keep them un-divorced.

pillowcases_pillow_smWhat a cool baby shower gift!

6. Thank you gifts

personalized-baby-shower-candy-jar-400Can't think of cute and memorable thank you gifts for your guests? Think of favors like personalized candies or custom cupcakes-they are a nice treat. Or how about this lovely personalized Baby shower candy jars? You may as well create your own tags saying something sweet and memorable.

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