Boy Baby Shower – Mustaches and Ties, Oh My!

I don’t know if you are aware… but mustaches and neck ties are the new “IT” thing when it comes to baby boy baby showers.  I have found some super cute ideas for you with mustaches and neck ties… and blue, blue, blue!

Check out the super sweet pics in the “Little Man Baby Shower” photo album on the Hostess blog:  There are 16 pics to scroll through.

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I found cute printable mustaches from PaperSeed – she has them for cute novelty pics with baby, but you COULD use them as party favors or party “wearables” for your baby shower guests too! She has lots of fun mustache styles

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Here’s another great round of pics and ideas for a Mustache Baby Shower, from the Frosted Petticoat:

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And we can’t forget the ties, man!  Look at the bow-tie pics from this “little man” baby shower, from Gabriela and Belle.  They did some adorable necktie favors too!!

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And a super cute photo album for a little gentleman baby shower, from the Hostess blog: 9 fun pics to scroll through!

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Lastly, check out this Baby Shower Checklist from Parents.com – so helpful!

Engagement Party Ideas

He’s popped the question… you’ve said YES!  Or… your best friend is recently engaged, and you’d like to help her celebrate? Now what?  We’ve collected some resources to help with the planning of an engagement party!

First, from Martha Stewart, a great article about the “Etiquette of an Engagement Party“.  Who plans it?  Who is invited?  All your questions answered!

Wondering how to create a registry?  Check out the video and accompanying article from Darcy Miller, the Editorial Director of “Martha Stewart Weddings” magazine:

Click on over to punchbowl for a great list of “how-to’s” and helpful hints on planning an engagement party.


Do you work best with a list?  Check out the Engagement Party checklist from Real Simple

What are YOUR best tips for planning an engagement party?  We’d love to hear about them!  Leave a comment or send us an email!

 

 

Party Planning Printables

I am a “list” girl.. I can’t help it.  I need paper and pens and pencils and lists and check marks to survive!  If you are like me, I have some fun printables for you today… party planning printables!

From Whitney English, a lovely and detailed one-sheet printable to help plan your next party or event:

From Perideau Designs – a lovely Printable Birthday Party Checklist:

And from Catch My Party, another free printable kids’ birthday party checklist: