Just for the girls! Themes and money-saving tips for showers and bachelorette bashes

Baby Showers, Bridal Showers & Bachelorette Parties on a Budget

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Baby Shower Gifts

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If you are looking for a unique baby shower gift to give or simply cannot afford those fancy baby items on the mom-to-be's registry, one of these ideas is sure to please.

Baby Shower Hosting Ideas

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Looking for new ideas for hosting a baby shower? Want to entertain the guests and mom-to-be with something other than the same old baby games they always have to play? TDS readers share their tips and ideas for hosting a fun, memorable baby shower.

The Frugal Baby Shower

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One hostess shares her story on how she organized a perfectly frugal baby shower that helped a new family to raise their new baby for almost no cost. Here are her money-saving tips and tricks.

Green Baby Shower Gifts

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Some parents are very careful about which products they use for their baby. TDS readers share their ideas on giving "green" baby shower gifts to environmentally conscious parents to be.

Inexpensive Bachelorette Party

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How do you throw a fun, yet affordable bash for the bride-to-be? TDS readers share their creative ideas for an inexpensive bachelorette party.

Hosting a Baby Shower

Tricia Goss

Hosting a baby shower is a wonderful way to honor a new mom (and dad!) and welcome their little blessing, as well as helping the new parents garner some much-needed baby gear. Here are some tips to help you throw an enjoyable shower while keeping your budget (and sanity) intact.

Let's Party, Baby!

Marlene Alexander

Is there anything more joyous than the arrival of a new baby? Is there anything more stressful than attempting to throw a first-time baby shower that will impress both the mom-to-be and all of her family and friends without emptying your wallet? Here are a few good ideas for cute decorations and inexpensive party favors.

Wedding Shower Ideas Part Two

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"My sister is getting married and my other sister and I will be throwing her a shower a week before. We wanted to know if anyone has any ideas for it. Are there any showers you went to that stick out in your minds? Are there any themes or fun games you can think of that won't cost a fortune?"

A Fun, Yet Frugal Bridal Shower

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"I need some ideas for a bridal shower I'm hosting. Don't have a lot of money, so I need some tips on how to make a frugal bridal shower lots of fun for everyone. Any ideas?"

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Baby Gifts

Dawn Adams

Baby Shower Games Part Two: Baby Jeopardy

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Baby Shower Games

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Baby Shower Gift Suggestions Part One

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Baby Shower Gift Suggestions Part Two

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