Tangy Garlic Aioli: Cheese, crackers, and fresh veggies are a bridal shower staple, but they can be a bit expected. Jazz them up by serving interesting dips and spreads alongside. This tangy garlic aioli kicks things up a notch, but you could also make a sweet/savory Pineapple Cheese Ball, a green goddess dressing, or a spicy remoulade.
Prep any food you can __ Buy those perishable things you couldn't buy before. Cook that food you couldn't cook before. Chill that champagne you couldn't chill before (without taking up your entire fridge with bottles). Get the decor together : Prep any decor that you can pre_prep, and get anything together that's going to need to go to the venue.