So you're walking up and down the baby aisle at Target looking for a gift for your cousin's baby shower that she's having in 2 weeks. And you've looked at their baby registry and the ones left are the more expensive baby items that you can't afford.
At this point, you're thinking, "should I just give them a card with a gift card?"
Sure, you can. But you want them to feel that you've put some thought and care in the gift you get them.
But what's a good dollar amount to spend on baby shower gifts anyway? According to greatestgiftapp.com, here's a breakdown on how much to spend in 2023 based on your relationship with the soon-to-be-parents.
- Co-workers: $25
- Distant Family: $50
- Friends: $75
- Family: $100
- Closest friends/family: $150
A baby shower gift can be a thoughtful gesture to celebrate the arrival of a new baby and support the parents-to-be. Here are five tips to help you select a meaningful and practical gift without breaking the bank: