Save money on baby shower gifts by using creativity instead
of cash. One idea is to make a thrift friendly scrapbook for the baby depicting what life
was like when he/she was born. Fill the scrapbook with articles and
pictures of current events, fashion, technology, movies, singers, etc.
Leave spaces for mom to add her personal touches. As the child ages he/she
will find it interesting, and it may lead to a lifetime of scrapbooking.
Here are a couple frugal
gift ideas for babies.
Time Gift Card
New mothers appreciate a few hours in the afternoon when they can
get an undisturbed nap or get their hair cut.
New parents would appreciate an evening out for dinner.
It can also be hard for new moms to find the time to make dinner or treats like
cookies. Give a new mom a few more hours by making up a casserole and some
These gifts of time don't cost a lot, but contribute to the well-being of mom,
and you can bet she appreciates them.
Make your basket look festive with blue, pink or other pastel colored ribbons
and bows, cover basket with decorative paper if desired, and don't forget the