Throwing a Baby Shower? Read This First


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Mindy Weiss is a celebrity event planner with a roster of clients like Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, and Heidi Klum. She has written three best-selling books on how to plan and organize life’s biggest events, including her newest book The Baby Keepsake Book and Planner. Here, Mindy provides MyDomaine with a few key tips to keep in mind when hosting a baby shower.

So you’ve decided to throw one lucky lady a baby shower. If this is your first time playing hostess, tackling the event might feel like a challenge, but take a deep breath, relax, and remember to have fun with it. The truth is with the right planning, your event can go off without a hitch—and without sacrificing a good time. As with throwing any event, it’s the details that come together to make it extra special for the honoree: Read these five little tips that can make a big difference at your shower.

What’s the one piece of advice you would give a first-time baby shower hostess?