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    Default Baby showers with a twist?

    I am planning my own baby shower with my SIL (I have no problems with this).

    I don't want to do any games etc...

    So I was wondering what else I could do on the day, I don't want people to think I'm there for gifts or whatever but that sort of thing really isn't me

    I would love to just go out for dinner or lunch? Or is that too unusual... DP doesn't want to do a blokes and girls thing he just thinks its time for me to catch up with the girls..

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    Default Baby showers with a twist?

    I know you said no games, what about activities?

    My sister organised mine and had a whole pile of plain white singlets and bibs and puff and glitter paints etc set up so that guests could decorate them for the baby.

    People really enjoyed siting around a table doing these while chatting and they are a lovely keepsake from the day.

    If you are a bit crafty you could do something similar?

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    a high tea party?

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    If I was ever going to have a baby shower id do dinner or lunch at my favourite restaurant.

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    Default Re: Baby showers with a twist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Minchi View Post
    a high tea party?
    Yes, i had a high tea a couple of weeks ago for mine. It was lovely, I stressed no presents and just asked people pay for their tea as it was around $40pp. It was a really nice, relaxed afternoon. For DS I had a similar thing and mum made afternoon tea and we just had it in her backyard. I did get presents for that one, but just small unfussy things like little toys and outfits. I can't stand baby shower 'games' and the like, much nicer to just sit and eat cakes

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    Such great ideas!! I love the crafty singlet idea!

    High tea sounds like something everyone would be into Thank you!!

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    I think a dinner, lunch or high tea to catch up with the girls sounds lovely and perfectly acceptable. I'm not that into games either however we had games at mine organised by my friend, but they were fun trivia type games like "guess the celebrity baby" etc, so people seemed to enjoy them.

    I think you should do what suits you, it's your baby shower! If you'd like a nice dinner with your close friends I can't imagine they'd object

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Diamonds 14 View Post
    I think a dinner, lunch or high tea to catch up with the girls sounds lovely and perfectly acceptable. I'm not that into games either however we had games at mine organised by my friend, but they were fun trivia type games like "guess the celebrity baby" etc, so people seemed to enjoy them.

    I think you should do what suits you, it's your baby shower! If you'd like a nice dinner with your close friends I can't imagine they'd object
    Thank you it's really put my mind at ease! It's really about seeing them all before we settle into hibernation hehe

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    You could perhaps get a book or signature bear & get your guests to write a message to the baby as a keepsake.

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    Default Baby showers with a twist?

    I had a unisex baby shower at a beautiful restaurant.

    I didn't really want games either, but we did do a few humorous quizzes which were lots of fun. The questions were personal, e.g. "who had a bigger head at birth? (me) or DF"

    One thing we also did which I loved, was had everyone fill in baby wish cards, e.g.
    I hope you .......
    I hope you love .......
    I hope you get your mother's ......
    I hope you get your father's ......
    etc etc

    Good luck!


 

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