Baby Shower Checklist

Baby Shower Checklist

Baby Shower Checklist

1- First Steps:
Baby Shower Checklist
 - Create a Baby Shower budget.
 - Make a guest list.
 - Make a menu.
 - Pick a date, time and place to have the shower.
 - Pick a theme.

2- One Month Before:

 - Mail invitations, invitations should also include map/directions to shower and gift registry information.

 - Cake
 - Flower
 - Balloons
 - Decorations  

3- Two Weeks Before:

 - Buy dinner and dessert plates, silverware, napkins and cups (if you are hosting at someone’s home).
 - Plan the games you will play 
 - Buy prizes for games and party favors for guests.
 - Finalize menu.
 - Buy thank you cards ahead of times so everyone can write their address on an envelope at the shower. this helps mom-to-be thank all her guests.  

4- One Week Before:

 - Get a final headcount of who will be at the shower.
 - Clean house if you are hosting at your house.
 - If it is being held at an establishment, confirm reservation.
 - Buy a gift for mom-to-be.
 - Warp gift, prices and put party favors together.  

5- The Day Before The shower:

 - Make sure batteries are charged in camera and video camera.
 - if hosting at home, try to get as much done as possible (setting up tables, getting house in order, getting game ready).
 - Prepare whatever food you can.
 - Make sure there is plenty for guests to drink.
 - Baby Showers usually last 2-3 hours, so plan a timeline accordingly  

6- The Day of the Shower:

 - Pick up everything you have ordered for today.
 - Finish decorating and put food out as guests arrive.
 - Stick to timeline.
 - Make sure plenty of pictures are being taken, designate someone to take pictures and/or video.
 - Make sure everyone addresses an envelope.
 - Stay close to mom-to-be while she is opening gifts in case she needs anything and take all trash out of her way and write down what she got and who she got it from.
 - Make sure everyone gets a party favor.

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