– Ask Cheryl – How Many Should Be Invited to the Bridal Shower?

September 25, 2018

Is it just us, or have you noticed that bridal showers are becoming larger and larger? Today, Cheryl advises a concerned hostess on how to handle a ballooning guest list. Read on for her tips and the etiquette behind why showers shouldn’t feel like mini-weddings. Dear Cheryl, Thank you so much for being available to […]

– Ask a Real Bride – What’s Worth the Splurge for Your Wedding?

September 18, 2018

Here at RegistryFinder.com, we recently kicked off a new series called, “Ask a Real Bride.” While tradition and etiquette experts are wonderful guides, we believe it’s helpful to hear from real brides on how they handled the all-too-real drama and dilemmas around saying “I do.” Last month, we tackled the topic of kids at weddings. […]

– What to Wear to a Fall Wedding – Fall in Love with these Fancy Finds!

September 13, 2018

One of the best parts of moving from South Florida to the Midwest when I was 18 was how much my wardrobe expanded. It was summer year round when I lived as a native South Floridian and there was little need for scarves or fleece jackets. I could get away with my color palette of […]

– Love and… Remarriage – Etiquette for an Encore Wedding

September 11, 2018

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

Space Saving Kitchen Tools and Appliances

August 29, 2018

There comes a time in every couple’s registry experience when, amidst the scanning and choices and checklists, a thought enters their minds: where are we going to put all of this stuff? Those registry checklists (which are totally helpful, by the way), seem designed for couples with a pantry, linen closet, and endless drawer and […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Should Kids be Invited to my Wedding?

August 21, 2018

Should little ones be invited to your big day? Real brides (and grooms) share their opinions and tips on children and weddings.   Here at RegistryFinder.com, we’re kicking off a new series called, “Ask a Real Bride.” While tradition and etiquette experts are wonderful guides, we believe it’s helpful to hear from real brides on how […]

– The Maid of Honor Knows – Bridal Shower Themes That Are Actually Fun

August 7, 2018

Planning a bridal shower should be as easy as possible. One way to make it easier? Come up with a theme to help give the décor, food, drinks, favors, and invitations some direction. That said, with so many themes to choose from (some of which are so overdone), picking one that’s just right for your […]

Honeymoon Destinations You’ll Fall in Love with This Fall

August 2, 2018

Trying to plan a fall honeymoon? Consider one of our top fall destinations below. They’re sure to make you fall deeper in love with each other… and where you are. Vermont Few places scream “fall” like the Green Mountains. Go during September, October and November, and you’re likely to see the foliage painted in glowing […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should Guests be Invited to Multiple Bridal Showers?

July 24, 2018

While it may seem like “anything goes,” these days when it comes to wedding etiquette, there are a few firm rules about guest lists and gift obligations. Dear Cheryl, My daughter has already had one shower which included me, her sisters, her bridesmaids and their mothers. Now she is having another shower given by an […]

Macy’s Top Selling Wedding Registry Gifts

July 19, 2018

Macy’s offers more than just your favorite designers, a great shoe selection and the best sales. Their registry is full of fantastic perks, great products and exclusive brands like Martha Stewart and The Hotel Collection. Your registry is the time to think through every possible item you could ever need in your future as a […]

– #TrendWatch – Co-ed Wedding Showers

June 30, 2018

Celebrating upcoming nuptials is a long-standing tradition, typically involving an all-girls bridal shower (and there’s nothing wrong with that). However, as men have become more involved with the planning and events surrounding the wedding, and women have besties of both genders, men are being included in the fun with a co-ed wedding shower. Originally, we […]

– Ask Cheryl – What’s Worse Than a Bridezilla? Two!

June 26, 2018

I’m often asked about etiquette for same-sex weddings. Are there differences? I’ve found that in general, the etiquette questions and dilemmas are the same no matter who is saying, “I do!” Take, for example, this question from a couple who finds themselves taking orders from two bossy brides. Dear Cheryl, I am writing on behalf […]

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

June 20, 2018

Sweet summertime: I love these months of long, warm days filled with barbeques, vacations, and of course, weddings! If your social calendar is anything like mine, your weekends are quickly filling up with summer wedding celebrations, and this calls for some serious shopping…and we’re not only talking about shopping for wedding gifts. Treat Yourself! Here […]

Gifts We Love for the Cook

June 16, 2018

My family is known for their large gatherings featuring an overabundance of delicious food. Until recently, we got together once a week for what we affectionately called “Sunday Lunch”. This was no small get together, but included almost 40 aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. As a child, I was awed by the vast array of […]

Discover Macy’s Wedding Shop

June 14, 2018

I have a confession: I wish someone had told me just how much detail is involved in wedding planning before I’d gotten engaged. I was blissfully unaware of just how many decisions I’d have to make—both large and small—for not just myself but for my family, my wedding party, and my future husband. Now that […]

– Ask Cheryl – Can I Invite a Friend to My Niece’s Bridal Shower?

June 12, 2018

We hear this question quite often, and the answer never changes. Read on to find out more! Hi Cheryl, I am attending my niece’s bridal shower. Is it proper to ask the host, my sister-in-law, if I can invite a close friend of mine to attend? Thanks, Yvonne Hi Yvonne, Thank you for writing! The […]

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