The traditional way to celebrate baby shower in the next (or birth) to a new baby and welcoming him as a new member of the family. Be hosted and organized by anybody, usually the close friends / relatives or friends of the expectant parents. It was improper for family members once the host baby showers (because they are typically present in the center), but now is fine for family members to help (and plan) them.
Baby showers are usually a month or two before the mother’s expected due date (some cultures, however, believe that the bad luck to hold baby showers before the baby is born). They aim not only to welcome the baby, but to help the expectant parents by giving gifts that you will need for the baby.
Planning a baby shower is a huge task. Each design requires a great deal – the guest list to give out the invitations, the decorations, toys, baby shower favors – and most especially to the food.
All parties can not be without food because they are considered one of the best parts or the highlight of the party. This also applies to baby showers.
Many types of food you serve during baby showers. Some of these include:
Bread sandwiches and desserts (cakes, cookies, ice cream, etc.), Chips or fries Pasta Pies (pizza, etc.) Salad Drinks (punch, juice, wine, etc.)
The following is a list of tips and ideas for more food that is sure to delight the guests and the parents-to-be:
1. The baby shower food you serve is highly dependent on time of day when it takes place. A baby shower that will be held at noon or evening meal usually requires a full “sit-down meal, while early in the afternoon or early evening showers do with appetizers, salads and finger foods. In addition, the amount of food that should be made dependent on the number of guests will be asking.
2. Multiple snack trays for serving different types of food – then a selection of finger sandwiches, sliced smoked turkey or a chicken, and even a dip served with sliced fresh vegetables, which place the tray in the middle.
3. Try to match the food, and keep them in line with the theme of baby shower (if any at all). You may consider serving scones and finger sandwiches if your baby shower theme is a tea party. Or, if you are having a nursery rhyme-themed baby shower, cakes and pies that resemble the characters in the famous nursery rhyme (such as Humpty Dumpty devil eggs).
4. Put a little “life” of the baby shower foods that will serve. Instead of serving the fruit salad with a simple salad, try presenting them in a melon bowl (or better yet, a baby carriage-shaped melon server).
5. Decorate the food table tossing baby pacifier candies, chocolate, and confetti on it.
6. You can personalize your cutlery. Match the colors of the color scheme of the whole party. Consider using disposable cups and plates easy to clean.
7. It is important to take into account the special diet of the mother-to-be, so try to avoid serving food that the pregnant mother does not eat himself. In addition to her allergies and food aversions, avoid the types of food that are prone to contamination and food poisoning, such as soft cheeses, raw meat and (most especially) alcohol.
If you follow these tips for food, you should definitely be able to pull off a successful (and memorable) baby shower. BOLA TANGKAS