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baby shower ideas

im on a limited budget my daughter wants a baby shower. i need cheap affordable food ideas. the hours are 11am to 3pm. i didnt pick theses hours. the shower is dec. 11. any ideas

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Asked by stressedoutgran at 5:06 AM on Nov. 19, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • One of the nicest showers I ever went to was appetizers and desserts. Some were set up on a table as guests arrived and others were passed during the shower, every 30 minutes or so. Then there was a table of desserts and coffee after the gifts were opened. The one thing you want to make sure of is getting some of the apps to the mom to be. She can have a couple before opening presents and the others she can eat while opening gifts or set aside a small plate for her, whatever she prefers. Enjoy!

    Answer by elizabr at 7:45 AM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • I make spinach dip with Knorr's or Lipton vegetable soup packets (the recipe is on the back of the pack) (using low fat mayo & fat free sourcream) I buy 1-2 (depending on how much you want to make) sourdough, rosemary & olive oil or mountain breads and cut a large hole in the top (making a wide opening in the top of the breads) and break apart the "lid" you've cut into 1 1/2- 2" pieces for dipping. Carefully tear out pieces from inside the breads the same size. Get as close to the bottom & sides of the inside as you can without going thru. (Leave the bread pieces out) Then spoon the spinach dip in the breads- fill to the top. Use large enough bowls or platters that you can put the filled breads in the center & arrange the bread pieces around them. You can cut up colorful veggies of your choice (raw carrots, celery, squash) and arrange for dipping. Moms-to-be usually love veggies....Enjoy and God bless.

    Answer by abbamoldme at 8:19 AM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • Finger sandwiches, cheese and crackers, punch. My favorite recipe for a shower is
    “Margarita” Dip
    1 pkg. cream cheese, softened
    ¼ cup frozen limeade concentrate, partially thawed
    2 Tbsp. orange juice
    1 cup thawed Cool Whip
    1-2 drops of green food coloring-optional
    Beat cream cheese, limeade concentrate and orange juice, and food coloring, if using. in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping, cover.
    Refrigerate at least l hour. Serve with cut up fresh fruit and vanilla wafers.
    Jazz it up by serving in a wide-brimmed margarita glass. Wipe rim with lime and dip rim in sugar before filling with dip!

    Answer by SweetLuci at 10:59 AM on Nov. 19, 2010

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