Showers


Top Baby Shower Tips from A Professional Event Planner

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 By Nina Spears
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So you’re planning a baby shower! Whether you volunteered or were asking to plan/host the event, it can be a lot of work and be quite overwhelming at times to get it all together. Where do you start? What do you need to have and what are the most important things you need to know or remember? This is why I went to a pro! Kameela from Tutus & Bowties Events is a true professional and the guru of all soirees! She helped us plan our Mother’s Day Soiree as our event planner and I know I couldn’t have done it…

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Unique Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 By Nina Spears

Picking the perfect baby shower gift can be tough. Of course it’s nice to gift the expectant mama the things she has registered for (things that she will actually need and use), but if you’re also wanting to get her a little something different, something unique and something great, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve put together my favorite unique baby shower gift ideas so you can get your soon-to-be mommy friend something cool, interesting, and useful that will receive all of those “ooo’s” and “aahh’s” from the guests. Here are my top 30 unique baby shower gifts: 1. Soothing Sounds |…

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A Chic(k) Celebration: Bachelorette Bash

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 By Sarah Ring

When you hear the words “bachelorette party” your mind is suddenly bombarded by images of hot pink, feather boas, plastic tiaras and phallic shaped drinking straws. Bachelorette celebrations are often fairly generic and somewhat gauche, but they certainly don’t have to be! Recently I had the great pleasure of hosting my sister’s last single soirée and being that all of her bridesmaids were already married, I was thrilled to plan a party sans penis cakes. In fact, aside from the bride, our guests ranged from married, pregnant, nursing an infant, all the way to a mother of two. Needless to…

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How to Throw a Sprinkle Themed Baby Shower

Monday, August 24, 2015 By Nina Spears

I know some pretty incredible women. A few of those women are the ladies that I get to work with at both of my companies, Baby Chick and Bassett Baby Planning (BBP). At BBP, one of the great doulas that I have on my team is Susan. When Susan told me that she was pregnant for the second time (with another baby girl), I knew that I had to do something special for her. Ever since I’ve met Susan, she has been extremely supportive of me and both of my companies and has helped me in any way that I needed. She truly is phenomenal…

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How to Host the Most Elegant Baby Shower Tea Party

Friday, July 10, 2015 By Quinn Kelly

My older sister is having her first baby this month. So it was only natural that I wanted to throw her an extra special shower to celebrate her growing bundle of baby this Spring. But because I live in a different state than she does, I was not able to host a shower for her in my own home or city. So my amazing friends (who happen to be the most beautiful twins you’ve ever met) volunteered to host the shower at their house. And they suggested the idea of having a tea party instead of traditional shower so we…

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6 Ways to Include Men in Baby Showers

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 By Quinn Kelly

6 Ways to Include Men in Baby Showers (And Make Them Want to Go to Every Shower From That Point On!) As women, we are wonderful at throwing baby showers or sprinkles for moms to celebrate their growing bellies and the life they are carrying inside of them. But often times we forget that many dads would like to celebrate too, but don’t feel it’s culturally acceptable (or manly) to get hyped up about their baby. So today, I wanted to share my favorite ideas for incorporating dads into baby celebrations. So that they can be a part of the…

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5 ULTIMATE Baby Shower Gifts – Part II

Saturday, May 23, 2015 By Nina Spears

So, you just read my first two baby shower gift bag ideas for the ULTIMATE baby shower gifts.  (If you haven’t, here it is.)  But wait! If you still haven’t found the right gift for you to get, there’s still three more options to go that I know any expecting mama will love. 3. On-the-Go Baby If you want to help build the perfect diaper bag and have any momma ready to go, look no further!  Here are my favorites for the baby on-the-go! Toys :: Having a great teether or something that can distract the baby is always helpful.  I…

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5 ULTIMATE Baby Shower Gift Bags – Part I

Friday, May 22, 2015 By Nina Spears

Whenever I go to a baby shower, I always get told that I bring the greatest gifts for the mommy-to-be. I’ve heard several times other moms say, “I wish you came to my baby shower!” That always makes me feel so good to hear that I brought something that was useful yet cute for the special lady and baby of the day. Don’t we all want to give the perfect gift? The gift that makes everyone go ‘ooo’ and ‘aahh’ at? Absolutely! Well, I’ve helped enough mamas and have been to plenty of baby showers to know the best gifts to give….

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