Baby Registry Favorites

“What Everyone Should Be Adding to Their Baby Registry” As a first-time mom, I will admit that creating a baby registry from scratch was an overwhelming endeavor. It wasn’t until I was swimming in a sea of newborn sleepers and assembling two different brands of highchairs (yes – you read that right) that I realized I *might* have made a few mistakes when creating my registry the first time around.

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– Love and… Remarriage – Etiquette for an Encore Wedding

April 23, 2024

As I write this, I’m fondly remembering my good friend’s “Encore” wedding, which I recently attended. They orchestrated an amazing weekend-long party full of fun activities, incredible food, and a heartfelt ceremony in one of the most beautiful settings imaginable: Aspen, Colorado. However, my friend told me it was challenging to find information, advice, or […]

Great Gifts for Graduates

April 18, 2024

Like so many of life’s celebration-worthy events, graduations are a milestone for everyone. Sure, the graduate may be the star of the event, but they also had the support of their friends and family along the way. It’s a shared accomplishment that deserves plenty of recognition. If you’re looking forward to celebrating a graduate this […]

– Ask Cheryl – How Much to Spend on a Bridesmaid's Gift?

April 16, 2024

There are so many decisions to make when planning a wedding. Today, our AskCheryl reader is an organized bride who isn’t sure how much to spend on gifts for her attendants. Hi Cheryl! I have an etiquette question regarding the cost of wedding party gifts (I also read your article on the topic). We were planning on […]

Baby Registry Favorites - Everyone is Adding These

April 11, 2024

As a first-time mom, I will admit that creating a baby registry from scratch was an overwhelming endeavor. I spent countless hours researching brands and educating myself on BPA-free bottles and the difference between muslin and bamboo swaddles.  While most of my research was fueled by raging pregnancy hormones, it wasn’t until I was swimming […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Can I Tell Guests It’s Too Late to RSVP?

April 9, 2024

Once you mail your wedding invitations, it all starts to feel “real:” after months of planning, the word is finally out, and you can’t wait for guests to open their envelopes and enthusiastically and promptly send in their replies! But it doesn’t always happen that way. Unfortunately, there will always be a few guests who […]

5 Unforgettable Themes for Your Graduation Party

April 4, 2024

“Today is a milestone. It tells you how far you’ve come. Keep learning, keep trying, keep accomplishing, and keep venturing on through your journey.” –Napoleon Hill Graduation is a major milestone. The long hours of studying have finally paid off, and your student is ready to launch into the world of college or career (and […]

12 Travel Accessories Your Wedding Registry Needs

April 2, 2024

Traveling is fun…once you arrive at your destination. But as far as I’m concerned, getting from point A to point B is an uncomfortable situation that I just try to get through the best I can. That means having all the right travel accessories to make the trip go by with less stress. Clearly, you […]

– Ask a Real Mom – A New Mom’s Guide To Keeping An Organized Home

March 28, 2024

Motherhood comes with a vast array of challenges: whether it’s figuring out how to get your little one to sleep through the night or how to sneak more vegetables into your picky toddler’s diet, one does not escape motherhood without having to face a few obstacles! One of the more challenging hurdles I’ve had to […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should I Register and Host a Shower for My Second Baby?

March 26, 2024

Today’s question comes from a second-time mom who wonders about the etiquette of creating a registry and hosting her own Sprinkle. What’s appropriate, and what’s not? Hello Cheryl, I have a question regarding a baby registry and shower. I am having my second baby (a boy) and I have a daughter who is one. We […]

– Ask a Real Bride – What Should I Write on My Wedding Website?

March 21, 2024

In the past decade, wedding websites have become an essential information hub for the couple and their guests. In a recent survey on our @askarealbride Instagram page, 86% of brides reported that they’ve already built out a website for their upcoming wedding. If you’re in the 14%, don’t stress–we have you covered! Over 500 amazing […]

Lots of Guests? Plan a Drop-In Baby Shower!

March 19, 2024

If you find yourself getting ready to plan and host a baby shower with an extra large guest list, consider hosting a drop-in shower. Also known as a “come and go” shower, this kind of baby shower is like an open house where guests can stop by to celebrate the mom to be. It’s a […]

Wedding Gifts for a Second Marriage

March 14, 2024

When you’re getting married for a second time, your needs are different. You’re at a different stage in life than you were on your first wedding day, and you likely already have many of the typical items on a first-time couple’s registry. It’s a whole new ballgame, and it might be hard to come up […]

5 Things We Love from Brock Purdy’s Wedding Registry

March 13, 2024

We’re still swooning over Super Bowl quarterback Brock Purdy and Jenna Brandt’s wedding–from the stunning florals to the bride’s show-stopping gowns (she wore two!), every detail of their big day is fairytale-worthy! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jenna Purdy (@jennapurdyy) And thanks to their Crate & Barrel registry, we have an […]

Wedding Registry Gifts that Will Excite Your Groom

March 12, 2024

Looking for some outside-the-box wedding gift ideas? Discover our top registry picks that grooms love. If you plan on getting married without involving your future husband in the registry decisions, you’re making a big mistake. While it’s easy to assume that most grooms aren’t interested in the task of building out a wedding gift wish […]

Educational Toys Every Toddler Needs

March 7, 2024

Parenthood is all about giving our little ones the best opportunities from an early age. We painstakingly pick the safest gear, the healthiest snacks, and the best books so our babies can get off to a great start. Even playtime is an opportunity to set up our little ones for success because when kids play, […]

Budget-Friendly Bachelorette Parties

March 5, 2024

Get inspired by these fun and memorable party ideas that won’t break the bank! Bachelorette parties originated in the 1960s when a bride-to-be would celebrate her final night of singledom with a get-together with her female friends and family members. It wasn’t until the ‘80s that they turned into the wild nights we see today. […]

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