– Ask Cheryl – Should I Send a Gift If Not Invited to the Wedding?

May 29, 2017

Our question today is from a reader that was not invited to the wedding of someone close to her, so she feels she may need to give a wedding gift. Dear Cheryl, I was not invited to the wedding of my good friend’s daughter. Should I give a wedding gift? I did give a substantial shower gift. Gina […]

– Ask Cheryl – Does a Couples Shower Replace a Wedding Reception?

May 18, 2017

Today’s question is from a reader that is confused about being invited to a co-ed couples shower, but not invited to the wedding. Are co-ed showers taking the place of a wedding reception? Dear Cheryl, We’ve received a couple of “couples shower” invitations. In both cases, it was when a destination type wedding was happening. In […]

– Ask Cheryl – Can I Change my RSVP?

April 25, 2017

Today’s question comes from a reader that wanted to change her daughter’s RSVP to a bridal shower at the last minute. Hi Cheryl, I was searching to find an answer to this question when I came across one of your articles and thought I would reach out. My daughter and I were invited to a bridal […]

Set the Table in Style with Macy’s!

April 21, 2017

I’ve always loved beautiful dinnerware, serving pieces, and crystal. Maybe that’s because my grandmother, who collected china and crocheted her own placemats, taught me how to properly set a table before I learned how to read! So when the time came for me to create my wedding registry and select place settings and table accessories, […]

– Ask Cheryl – Aunts & Cousins Not Invited to the Bridal Shower?

April 18, 2017

Today our reader is struggling with the often-asked question of who should be invited to a Bridal Shower. This one is a bit more complicated because the invitees in question are family members. Dear Cheryl, I was reading your article on the Huffington post site about who should be invited to a bridal shower. One of the points states […]

– #TrendWatch – Plugged In Weddings

April 4, 2017

  With trendy technology, there’s always a backlash: case in point, the unplugged wedding. You’ve heard the pitch for a phone-free wedding: cell phones can be distracting, take away from the professional photography, and get in the way of the guests’ overall experience of your wedding day.   And I get it: RegistryFinder’s etiquette expert […]

Bridal Shower Hacks You’ll Want to Use

March 31, 2017

Hosting a bridal shower doesn’t have to be overwhelming: with a few simple tips and tricks, you can totally do this! So take a deep breath, and read on for some of my favorite shortcuts for creating a beautiful shower that you’ll actually get to enjoy! Find a Team Planning a bridal shower is a […]

Why You’ll Love Your Wayfair Wedding Registry!

March 29, 2017

I have a little secret: before I buy anything online or at a big box store, I check to see if Wayfair has it. From decorative mirrors to throw pillows, kitchen gadgets to chandeliers, towels to accent chairs, I’ve consistently returned to Wayfair over and over again to fill my home with stylish accessories as […]

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

March 21, 2017

When planning a wedding there are so many decisions to make. Today, our AskCheryl reader is an organized bride that 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 paying […]

So Many Ways to Win at Macy’s!

March 2, 2017

Macy’s is launching two exciting events in the month of March! We’re obviously huge Macy’s fans here at RegistryFinder, because we know Macy’s offers the best products and perks for bridal registries and the latest fashions in their wedding shop. Where else can you find both the perfect bed sheets and the perfect bridesmaid dress? […]

Top 20 Bed Bath & Beyond® Registry Favorites

February 23, 2017

We love Bed Bath & Beyond around here! And that’s because they carry a huge selection of everything for your home, offer a fantastic guarantee on their products, and have many excellent registry resources. To help you get started on a wedding registry that’s perfect for you, the bridal registry team at Bed Bath & […]

– #TrendWatch – Co-ed Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties

February 7, 2017

  Before you roll your eyes, let me first assure you that co-ed bachelor/bachelorette parties are now a thing, thanks to celebrities like Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson, Fergie and Josh Duhamel, Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt, and Anna Camp and Skylar Astin (details here).   Mixing the girls and guys doesn’t have to cramp […]

– Ask Cheryl – Etiquette for a Second Marriage

January 31, 2017

I often get questions about etiquette for second or subsequent marriages. Today’s reader is concerned about the size of her family member’s second wedding. Dear Cheryl, My nephew is divorced and is now engaged to a young woman that has never been married. His fiancée obviously wants a big wedding… Do you have something written on this […]

Wedding Gifts that Will Change Your Life

January 26, 2017

Life-changing wedding gifts: dramatic? Maybe. But I promise that there are some wedding registry items that once you receive, you will wonder how you ever lived without! I’ve created a list of my favorite revolutionary registry picks from Bed Bath & Beyond® that are guaranteed to change the way you cook, clean, travel, and even […]

– Ask Cheryl – MOG Invites Extra Guests to Bridal Shower

January 17, 2017

  Whether it’s the wedding, bridal shower, or another wedding-related event, the problem of extra guests often pops up. Today’s reader wants to know how to handle extra guests that were invited to a bridal shower, not by the host or bride, but by the Mother of the Groom (MOG). Hello Cheryl, I hope that […]

Ten Travel Essentials for Your Honeymoon

December 30, 2016

When it comes to wedding planning, what to bring on the honeymoon usually lands low on the “to-do” list: somewhere way under choosing a wedding dress, venue, and creating the wedding registry. But your honeymoon is often the most luxurious vacation of your life, so shouldn’t every bride feel prepared? I think so, and so […]

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