Unique Baby Shower Gifts for the Mom-To-Be

Although it’s an exciting time, first-time moms are under a lot of stress. A lot of to-be moms also don’t have a clue about what they’ll need for their new baby until they get home, but that’s why they have a baby shower! It's a time for seasoned moms to help the mom-to-be with all the little tricks and survival skills they learned after having their own babies. Though many to-be moms do end up registering for gifts, there are still some things that slip through the cracks simply because they don't know they need them! Here are some ideas.
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5 Yummy Hostess Gift Ideas

Whenever I’m invited over someone’s house, I don’t like to show up empty-handed. Though there are tons of choices as to what I could bring, my favorite gifts are those that I can eat. One thing I’ve learned is that hostesses often have the menu for the evening planned out. Edible gifts are still a hit, but I’ve learned that it’s best to present them in a way that shows the hostess she doesn’t have to use it that day. (The only exception to this is if she requested that you bring something for the party!) If you know what her favorite chocolates are, for example, those are great things to pick up as a gift. Here are some of my favorite choices:
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8 Snack Ideas for Winter Cravings

I don’t know about you, but I crave snack foods in the winter and I do indulge from time to time. I’ve also learned that not every snack has to be bad for you. Whenever possible, I like to choose healthier snacks such as dried fruits and popcorn. Here are my favorite choices when those winter cravings strike:
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Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to Saint Patrick’s Day. I love wearing green, eating corned beef and cabbage, and drinking a pint of green beer. I love to show my support for my Irish friends! Another fun way that I like to celebrate is to serve up special St. Patrick’s Day desserts and share them with everyone I know. Here are some of my favorite ideas that will help you take your favorite dessert recipes and turn them into something extra special for Saint Patrick’s Day.
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