Once upon a time, wedding gifts were an essential part of starting “adult life.” Many couples were still living with their parents before saying “I do,” and as a result they had none of the trappings necessary for life on ... read more
When I got married, I didn’t want any gifts. My husband and I had already been living together for four years, and we already had all the accoutrements a couple might need to start their married life. I didn’t want ... read more
With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to give the father of the bride and father of the groom a special gift. As you plan your wedding, it’s an even more special holiday to commemorate leading ... read more
With Mother’s Day rapidly approaching, you’re probably racking your brain for gift ideas. When you’re engaged, it’s more than a special time just for you and your fiancé—it’s also a special day for the mother of the bride and mother ... read more
When it comes to wedding registry items, the world is your oyster. Some couples have been eyeing a plethora of new gadgets, décor, and practical gifts for longer than they’ve been engaged, while others draw a blank the moment they ... read more
Registering for wedding gifts can be quite a foreign concept, and it adds to the confusion and stress of wedding planning. How will people know where we’re registered? How many items is too many? Is it OK to include expensive ... read more
Whether it’s your first wedding anniversary or your 50th, it’s a special day that calls for celebration year after year. Many people call on a list of traditional anniversary gifts, different for almost every numerical year that passes. While you ... read more
There was a time when buying wedding gifts was a no-brainer. Couples were leaving their childhood homes or apartments full of old college stuff, and that meant they needed the essentials to make a home: flatware, toasters, towels—you get the ... read more
Sure, wedding gifts are cool and all, but have you ever had someone give you the gift of a unique experience that has the potential of offering up life-long memories? Because the truth is a couple doesn’t really need another ... read more
Completing a wedding registry can be completely overwhelming. There are many options of where to register, what to register for, and how to communicate the information to your guests. For many brides and grooms, the whole process can seem completely ... read more
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