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My friend is expecting a baby and I would love to give her a baby shower, but and don't have money for that.

what can I do?, what would you do in my position?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:29 PM on Sep. 15, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • maybe just a small get together at your house with everyone bring a dish to pass???

    Answer by skittles1108 at 12:30 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Thats sweet of you! =).. Ask some of your other friends to help out.. and do it someones home, not a building get together place. You can find games to play online.. like BABY BINGO! All that takes is for you to print out the BINGO sheets. You can go to the dollar store and get cheap candles as the prizes.. I agree with PP.. have everyone bring a dish.

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 12:33 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Pot Luck party at your house..hand made invitations...requesting that a dish or dessert would be appreciated. And there are a lot of baby shower games you can look up online or you can go to the library and check out some baby shower party'll find a lot of stuff in there. It doesnt have to be expensive..or really cost you anything. Its very nice of you to want to do that for her :) Maybe some of your other friends feel like they are in the same boat...they want to do somethign for her but don't have much money? Maybe you all can get together and brainstorm. Good Luck and have fun!! :)

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 12:51 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Baby showers are usually given 1 to 2 months before the due MONTH.

    Answer by trish1020 at 1:21 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Do a bake sale in honor of her.
    Get your neighborhood to help out if you can.
    Do you or her go to church?
    If so maby you could ask if they could print an article for a shower there.
    Good Luck.

    Answer by newathis918 at 2:16 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • really dont need alot of money for a bay shower. When she about 7 months give her a baby shower tell all her fiend and her mom as well, and just make sure you have a baby show cake and some drinks. That all you really need, You can make the cake yourself.

    Answer by sguy1983 at 2:18 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Why can't you just get a group of her family and friends together and make a reservation at a restaurant and have everyone pay their own way (except the guest of honor)

    Answer by Syphon at 2:21 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Ok this is what you can do, if you can cook, and you have at least $30.00 you can do it:
    get some chicken wings from the grocery store season and put them to bake. make a huge pot of spaghetti. Ask an older friend to "donate" a cake for your party- this works well if the friend can really bake. make some punch from lime-aid and sprite, but have coffee and or tea prepared too. Now here is the good part: get some toilet tissue for games, like measure her circumference, taste test the baby food, and get some dollar store letter magnets and a little board, to create a baby name in 10 seconds. Take a lot of pictures, and You will have thrown such a wonderful party. I've found through the years, that people really don't need much of an excuse to party or much money. The food is the main part and if you do that well, everything else will take shape. Good luck, this is sooo nice of you!

    Answer by calatres at 4:27 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • How about a Mother Blessing instead??

    Do you have a living room?
    All you need is a place~ have the guests contribute a side dish (potluck) and each person can be in charge of an activity.
    IMO, it's soooo much nicer than a baby shower!!!

    Answer by doulala at 8:09 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • I agree with everyone else, make it a potluck and have everyone contribute something.

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 10:49 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

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