Wedding registry prices: do they matter?
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My fiancé and I are set to be married early next spring. My fiance’s brother is also engaged, and they’re getting married a couple months before us. We all have great relationships and everything’s been relatively drama-free. In January, my FI’s family is throwing both of us a joint bridal shower (two birds, one stone) which works out great since we both live in different states so we’ll only have to make one trip.
Anyway, the shower invite just went out with both of our wedding registries’ information, and to be blunt, her registry is outrageous. She’s registering for things that seem way outside of their own budgets—basically, it’s pretty obvious that they’d never buy these things on their own dime, and their registry really looks like a bizarre high-end gift grab. It’s exacerbated by the fact that my own registry and the price points for the gifts looks wildly different than theirs, even though we basically all lead similar lives, money and income wise. For instance, we both registered for slow cookers, but theirs is $200 more than the one we registered for.
Part of me just wants to say to myself that it’s none of my business, and people are entitled to register for whatever they want.
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