Your Friends Eat Ice Cream and Pickles
Creative ways to share the exciting
news that you’re expecting a baby!
You really don't want to go buy one of those t-shirts
with "Baby 07" sprayed on the front.
And it's been years since people put those yellow "Baby
on Board" signs in the windows of their vehicles
Still, you're ecstatic at the recent discovery of the
life growing inside of you—and you want the world
to share in your joy.
Here are a few unique and creative ways to spread the
Invite friends over to dinner. Laugh, eat well and
enjoy the company. When it comes time to serve dessert,
take a half-gallon of vanilla ice cream. Soften it
in the microwave for 45 seconds. Drain a jar of sweet
baby pickles. Mix them into the ice cream and serve
them hidden in the icy mound. It will create a stir
and won't take folks long to catch on.
2. Find one of those adorable grandparent or aunt/uncle
picture frames and use them as place settings for
a wonderful dinner. You can even create your own
with stencils and frames at craft stores.
3. After dinner, show a movie. In the middle of it, inject
the tape/pictures of your ultrasound and sit there
as if nothing is happening.
4. Leave birthing books, baby names and pacifiers on
the coffee table. Guests will wonder what you've
been up to.
5. Finally, when dinner guests arrive excuse yourself
for a few minutes only to emerge wearing a huge
diaper. Tell them you're practicing for the big
day in a few months!