Log In Sign Up

Piggy Back On "Shower Etiquette"


Forum: January 2013 Playroom

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By kbpeanut

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To January 2013 Playroom LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
September 13th, 2012, 03:31 PM
minalyn's Avatar MOMMY to Evan 1/7/13
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: North Las Vegas
Posts: 898
Send a message via Yahoo to minalyn Send a message via Skype™ to minalyn
Originally I wanted to throw my own shower. Have things the way I want and pay for it myself. I now have a host. I read somewhere that you should get the host a gift. Any comments on this?

While I'm on the subject. What are the "rules" for the shower. What parts do I play in it. Should I provide food, drinks, etc?

I guess I just feel a little odd having someone do this for me, although she was more than happy to be apart of it. I know it's not going to "break the bank" for my host but I just would like to help in anyway.
__________________




Reply With Quote
  #2  
September 13th, 2012, 04:30 PM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: May 2012
Location: San Diego
Posts: 1,488
I don't have any suggestions as far as a hosting gift but I think it would be easy enough to get something little for her to show her appreciation.
I have been thinking of doing the same thing. The friends I have the originally wanted to do it are kinda out of the picture now...they are still friends but I don't hang out with them as much because they go out to drink etc.. and my Mom wanted to "help" or throw one for me but not only would she drive me completely mad doing it, I also know she doesn't have the means to do it the way I would like it to be done. Not that it has to be fancy I just don't want it to be poorly done either.
I am curious to see what others say.
__________________
Michelle A.


Reply With Quote
  #3  
September 13th, 2012, 04:57 PM
kbpeanut's Avatar Scooter!
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: san diego, ca
Posts: 12,174
Obviously I haven't had a baby shower before, but for my wedding showers, I got gifts for each of the hostesses. For one set of ladies, I got a personalized bow block note pad (google, they are cute), and a matching coffee mug with a small trial size gourmet coffee or tea. For another shower, I got my aunt and cousins who threw it a personalized fleece blanket. I think any little gift would be great, it's not about how much it costs or what it is, but about the "thank you" that it means!
Hoping4bby likes this.
__________________



Thanks *Kiliki* for my amazingly perfect siggy!


05.24.2011



Our TTC Journey | View my pregnancy journals here or here
Reply With Quote
  #4  
September 14th, 2012, 06:29 AM
joellejello's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 4,122
The gift can be whatever you think would be appropriate.

Ettiquette would say that the mom-to-be should not have any part in the planning or hosting of the shower. I doubt that actually happens these days, I know my showers, the hosts asked my opinion on food and dates and all that.
__________________
~Kasi~ Mommy to Sean Elliot and Taylor Joelle!





Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:07 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0