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Baby Shower Ideas

Hosting a baby shower can sometimes feel extremely overwhelming! You want everything to feel personal and chic and often that can lead to a skyrocketing budget – but it doesn’t have to! DIY to the rescue!! Whether you’re using a more traditional theme, playing off colors, or going with something a little more unique, DIY-ing […]

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– Etiquette Guide – When Are Baby Gifts Required?

November 18, 2022

A baby’s entry into the world is definitely a cause for celebration, but with all the different parties and occasions, it’s not always clear when you’re expected to give a baby gift. You may be invited to multiple gatherings, so when should you bring a gift? And what is the etiquette of baby gift-giving? Below […]

– Ask a Real Bride – The Pros and Cons of Registering Completely Online

November 17, 2022

We’ve gotten used to doing pretty much everything from the comfort of our own homes on our computers and devices. Wedding registries are no exception! Years ago, choosing items for your registry meant going to a store, being handed a scan gun, and manually picking items to add. Not any longer! With just a few […]

Why You’ll Love RegistryFinder

November 15, 2022

Celebrating all of life’s brightest milestones (& the ones in between!) Before I tell you why you’ll love RegistryFinder.com, let’s go back to the basics: “What is RegistryFinder.com?” As our name suggests, we help you find registries and we like to say we’re the “google of gift giving”! Our simple-to-use search engine helps you locate […]

7 Swoon-Worthy Gender Neutral Baby Shower Themes

November 10, 2022

It seems like there is an endless supply of baby shower themes all over the internet, but when you want to stick to a more gender-neutral theme, it can get a little tricky! When it comes time to throw a baby shower, there are many reasons why you might choose to go gender-neutral. Maybe the […]

– Ask Cheryl – Does My Bridal Shower Gift Have to Be From the Registry?

November 8, 2022

Hi Marcy, To rephrase your question, you are asking if it’s OK to buy a wedding or shower gift for a couple that they didn’t include on their wedding gift registry, and the answer is yes. Gift registries exist for guests’ convenience, and the gift registry is a list of suggestions, not a mandate. As […]

Light and Healthy Thanksgiving Sides and Desserts

November 3, 2022

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the whole year! I love the traditional meal that typically features an overabundance of mouthwatering, delectable dishes! However, I don’t love the way it makes me feel. This year, I set out to find light and healthy Thanksgiving sides and desserts that don’t sacrifice on flavor despite having fewer […]

Our Top Hostess Gifts for 2022

November 1, 2022

Heading out to celebrate the holidays this year? Don’t forget a special gift to show your thanks to the hostess with the most-est! It’s official — the pumpkin spice is front and center, leaves are lining the sidewalks, and sweaters are coming out of storage. Yep, the holidays are finally upon us. There’s always so […]

– Super-Easy Gift Giving – Holiday and Birthday Registries for Kids

October 27, 2022

Every year I am put on the spot by our distant relatives when they ask me, “what do the kids want for Christmas this year?!” I have to wrack my brain, trying to remember what each kid asked for, what color/size they need. and oh, did I already suggest that to the other friends and […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should I Send a Gift to the Shower if I Can’t Attend?

October 25, 2022

You’re invited to a baby or bridal shower but can’t go. What are you supposed to do? It’s a common question from our readers and website users wanting to know if they should send a gift to a shower if they cannot be there in person. Dear Cheryl, Can I send my gift directly to […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Sweet Ways to Honor Your Future In-Laws

October 20, 2022

As your wedding day approaches, you might be coming to a new realization: you’re about to become someone’s wife AND someone’s new daughter. What’s the best way to start building this new relationship with your future in-laws? Our real brides are here to help. I took to Instagram (come join our Ask a Real Bride […]

– With Love, Santa – 11 Perfect Toys for Toddlers

October 18, 2022

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner! While your halls might not be decked with boughs of holly, and Santa hasn’t quite gotten around to checking his list for the second time, cheerfully decorated stores are starting to appear everywhere you look. (Not to mention children’s Christmas wish lists that […]

Holiday Gifts for Newlyweds

October 13, 2022

The first year of marriage can feel particularly magical, coming off the heels of your wedding day and soaking in all that married life has to offer. Celebrating the holidays for the first time as newlyweds is a truly special time that rings in new traditions and sets a foundation for the years ahead. With […]

– Ask Cheryl – Wedding Invitation Not Specific, Can I Bring a Guest?

October 11, 2022

Today’s question is from a wedding guest who is confused about whether she can bring a “plus-one” to the wedding. Dear Cheryl,I am a single woman who received an invitation to a friend’s wedding. The wedding invitation came addressed only to me. There was no inside envelope which usually states Karen and Guest. In addition […]

Simple and Chic DIY Baby Shower Ideas

October 6, 2022

Hosting a baby shower can sometimes feel extremely overwhelming! You want everything to feel personal and chic and often that can lead to a skyrocketing budget – but it doesn’t have to! DIY to the rescue!! Whether you’re using a more traditional theme, playing off colors, or going with something a little more unique, DIY-ing […]

– Celebrating Each Other – 1, 5, & 10-Year Anniversary Gifts For Your Spouse

October 4, 2022

Although it might not feel like it, your wedding day is the first of many celebrations on your journey together as a couple. It’s the one day you’ll remember for years to come, with a new reverence for the love you share as the years go by. When it comes to anniversaries, it can feel […]

– Ask a Real Mom – Toys That Last a Lifetime

September 29, 2022

I’m a self-proclaimed toy minimalist. As a mom of a three-year-old, one-year-old with another on the way in just a few short months, I feel I’ve earned this right. I like all our kid’s toys to be easily contained in a basket in our living room and I’m drawn to the classics when it’s time […]

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