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My baby showers 2 weeks awayand my hostess dropped out on me. What do I do?

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lmorga006

Asked by lmorga006 at 7:44 PM on Jan. 11, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • wow..i thought that only happened to me!! call a friend/family member and see if they can take over where the other left off. hopefully, someone can finish the job.
    sorry that happened to you..sucks, eh?
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 7:45 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • Ask a family member if you can. My mother in law did my last one and she really couldnt back out on me.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 7:46 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • Wow, nice job hostess. Do you have a sister, cousin, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, mother, best friend, someone who has hosted a baby shower to help you out? Dont be shy, ask around
    beyondhopes

    Answer by beyondhopes at 7:46 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • – collapse
    suck it up and put on your big girl panties, better find a friend
    chefjen

    Answer by chefjen at 7:47 PM on Jan. 11, 2011 (hidden) + expand

  • Ask someone else to help, you may have to pick up some of the slack too and contribute a little bit. But just ask someone. I hope it works out ok for you; I'm sorry.
    CocoaQT

    Answer by CocoaQT at 7:47 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • I guess your options are , cancle it or find someone else to host for you!
    Why would someone do that so close to the day?
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 7:48 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • I'll come do it. If that's not an option just have it yourself. They won't know the original hostess backed out...unless you tell them.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:49 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • ya i did my own shower for the second. because my mom was suppossed to do it but was a flake.
    knagsmom

    Answer by knagsmom at 8:06 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • I would strangle your former friend!!! Kidding. Try finding a group of friends, your mom and MIL, and see if they can help you toss it all together. I planned my own baby shower, top to bottom. But... I had more than two weeks! Good luck!
    mistical_me

    Answer by mistical_me at 8:26 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • I would ask your mom or best friend if they can take over. Tell them it doesn't have to be a huge production. Maybe offer to pay for the cake yourself or something?

    I know that sucks and that's not how it's supposed to be but it's better than nothing.

    Sorry that happened to you...good luck!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

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