Second on the list _ A budget is the next thing to think about. Is money no object or will it be important to get the most out of every dollar. In either case you can present a lovely party for the mom to be. If more than one person is helping to pay for the shower get together and have an honest discussion about what you can afford. If one person has less money to contribute maybe they can offer their house as the place to hold the party. A lot is involved in getting ones home in top shape for entertaining. Discuss ways to stay in budget. Does someone know where to get a good discount on something that is needed? Do you enjoy crafting or baking? How can your skills contribute? When the budget is finalized check it off the list.
The host has to make up his mind regarding the place where he intends the party to take place. If the budget is substantial, then no time should be wasted in booking a resort or hotel and these private vendors will help the host lessen up his or her work. In this regard, the leading vendors of the town should be contacted and the host has to choose among them, according to the quotations the vendors have given. If the vendor provides the food on the day of party, it will add to the expense. After estimating the price that a vendor demands for the place, a host should decide whether he should handle the food by himself or get a caterer. As the list of options increase, the checklist also increases in length, as the host should be trying out every possibility. For future correspondence with private vendors or caterers, new columns can be added for their contact details and other important information.