Hosting a baby shower can be overwhelming - themes, finger foods, crepe paper, crudite, etc. For all the hard work, just give people what they want. It's simple, easy and a snap for others to pitch in and help out. Just give them milk and cookies.
There aren't many kids who don't love a tall glass of milk accompanied by cookies on the side. Adults are the same. Unless you plan on serving a full meal at your baby shower, try this simply serving cookies and milk instead. Sure a fruit plate and small veggies on skewers might be healthier, but a few cookies won't kill you either.
Here are three reasons to love a milk & cookies baby shower:
• Convenience: You can make all the cookie dough in advance and freeze it off as you have time. No rush, no stress, just a casual weekend or evening and you're done. Baking can be done in one mass event and with extra cookie sheets and filling your oven, it can be accomplished rather quickly too.
• Simplicity: Yes, finger foods are great. But there's a great deal of planning, purchasing of small ingredients, assembly, and brain power in general that cookies don't involve. They also don't require refrigerator space to keep cool and won't melt in the heat at a park in the summer. Easy peasy.
• Everyone loves milk & cookies: Even if you don't like a specific type of cookie, there's sure to be something for everyone. You can even work around specific needs and make something gluten free, sugar free, dairy free, or egg free depending on the needs of your guests.
You can see more of this particular milk and cookies shower featured onSweet Designs by Amy Atlas. It's a great idea to put your own spin on and decorate as you see fit.
(Image: Amy Atlas)