I know for me when I had my children I always appreciated the gift of toys and books. Food rice, pastas, salads, chicken, cakes, sodas, juice water, bread, cheese, fruit, all sorts of yummy things you can choose from, it depends on your taste. At my ds baby shower there was so many different things to eat. Full meals with veggies and all sorts of sides and yummy desserts.
In our area we usually just serve finger foods, cake, and punch. And it's fine for the men to come too.
Quoting 4kidz916:In our area we usually just serve finger foods, cake, and punch. And it's fine for the men to come too.
I always prefer a book with a nice note in it in lieu of a card.
Hebrew National has a box of pigs in a blanket that is pretty good. They're not too expensive and my husband loved them.
I think it's nice to invite the men as well. I'll check back with some things I've done for showers.
This is really cute. I love to do it for baby showers, since it's non-alcoholic and fun.
"Margarita" Dip1 package cream cheese, softened¼ cup frozen limeade concentrate, partially thawed2 Tablespoons orange juice1 cup thawed Cool Whip1-2 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!
Hot Artichoke & Crab Dip
1 pkg. (8oz.) Cream cheese, softened
2 cups mayonnaise
1 1/2cups grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup diced red onion
1 1/2 cups crabmeat(can use imitation)
Beat cream cheese till soft. Mash artichokes hearts. Add to cheese. Add rest of ingredients, one at a time. Place in baking dish. Bake uncovered at 350 for 20 minutes.
"Baby" or "mini" themed foods are so cute!
Mini sandwiches on Kings Hawaiian Rolls
Mini baked sandwiches using refrigerated crescent rolls (dough in 1/2 or 1/3) You can fill with spinach/feta, ham/cheese, broccoli/chicken
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