When breakfast is too early and lunch is too late, we do brunch. Is there a better meal? I don’t think so. Why? Because you can get away with eating waffles AND chicken and no one thinks anything of it! Put that combo on a dinner menu and you’re sure to get some lip. But brunch…anything goes!
Now, take into consideration when it comes to food, a pregnant woman doesn’t follow the rules. She wants what she wants when she wants it. So, how do you throw the perfect brunch gender reveal or baby shower? Simple. Ask the one with the baby bump what she’s been craving and put it on the menu!
First, let’s discuss the menu —well, to be specific, gender reveal brunch foods that are as pretty to look at as they are to eat. Pink and/or blue frosted donuts? Yes, please. Pink and blue dyed deviled eggs? Absolutely. Cinnamon roll cake pops in little cups of blueberry and strawberry milk? Heaven! And for a healthier choice, how about yogurt with strawberries and blueberries? If you place these around the rest of your food choices, no one will notice the waffles and fried chicken aren’t pink and blue. Trust us!
As far as drink options, what is a brunch without mimosas? This is a celebration, right? You can do the traditional orange juice and champagne, or you can do blue lemonade and pink lemonade spritzers with white wine. The options are endless, and no one will complain no matter which route you go.
Okay, so you have the menu. Now, what about the reveal? With a brunch, you might want to consider a little trick from our friends south of the border. Cascarones are hollowed out chicken eggs that have been filled with confetti. These special confetti filled eggs will hold the answer to the question everyone is asking — boy or girl???? At the appointed time, everyone gets an egg. When the timer goes off, break the egg on the person next to you for a fun reveal that is sure to bring plenty of laughter. Grandma won’t care one bit if her hair is filled with pink confetti when she learns she’s having a new granddaughter.
When it comes to decor, brunch decorations are usually classically simple. Fluted glasses for the champagne and juice and clear plastic plates or decorative plates to match your theme for brunch. This mimosa bar set up is perfect!
These lantern decorations would be absolutely adorable for a brunch. Simple and elegant.
The most important part of a baby shower or gender reveal brunch is laughter and love!