Pros and Cons of Having Your Bridal Shower on Your Bachelorette Weekend

August 15, 2019

When it comes to planning a bachelorette weekend or a bridal shower, there are lots of things to consider. One of those things is the date! Can’t decide if you should have your bridal shower on your bachelorette weekend? We’re here to help—read below for the pros and cons of each. PROS  Your friends will […]

– Ask Cheryl – How Much Should I Give for a Second Marriage?

August 13, 2019

It’s very common to receive an invitation to an “encore” wedding, meaning a wedding of a couple who is getting married for the 2nd and even 3rd time. When deciding on a gift for them you may wonder what is the appropriate amount to spend based on the fact that this is not their first […]

Dresses Your Bridesmaids Will Actually Wear Again

August 6, 2019

You’ve been there before…your best friend just asked you to be in her wedding. You’re thrilled you get to stand with her on her big day. Thrilled that is, until you remember that you have to wear a bridesmaids dress. Fast forward a bit. Now it’s your big day and you’ve asked your closest girlfriends […]

How to Be the Perfect Mother of the Bride (MOB) or Mother of the Groom (MOG)

August 1, 2019

Every wedding year comes with a classic list of “dos” and “donts,” and the Mother of the Bride (MOB) and Mother of the Groom (MOG) have their own, too. If you’re not sure how to handle the wedding year of your soon-to-be-wed son or daughter, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered. We’ve even tapped our resident […]

Should We Register For The Set or A Single Item?

July 18, 2019

Like so many tasks involved with planning a wedding, putting together a registry that serves your needs without confusing your guests requires a fine balance. From deciding what to add and how many of them you need, to choosing color schemes and styles, there’s plenty to consider as you build the wedding registry of your […]

How to Be the Perfect Bridal Shower Hostess

July 16, 2019

Planning a bridal shower for one of your closest friends, relatives or coworkers can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Hosting a bridal shower, and wondering how it all works? Follow our tips below and you’ll be a pro in no time. Make sure everyone invited to the shower is also on the […]

Smartphone Etiquette and Unplugged Weddings

July 9, 2019

When I was planning my wedding last year, I didn’t expect many of the decisions I ultimately faced. Sure, there were the typical, unavoidable tasks of selecting dinner plates, chairs, floral arrangements, and lip color. But when it came time to consider whether to allow our guests’ phone usage during the ceremony, I thought it […]

Bloomingdale’s Top 20 Most Popular Wedding Registry Items

July 2, 2019

Why register at Bloomingdale’s? Your own personal consultant, exclusive honeymoon perks, and extra savings are just a few of the reasons that The Registry at Bloomingdale’s is like no other. Bloomingdale’s has always been synonymous with quality and style and those attributes certainly carry over to its wedding registry selections. We asked the Bloomingdale’s wedding […]

– AskCheryl – Should I Send Wedding Registry Info to Friends & Family Not Invited to the Wedding?

June 27, 2019

When a couple decides to have a small wedding, it can sometimes be confusing to the rest of the family as to how they can share in celebrating their big day. Dear Cheryl, My daughter and her fiancé have decided to have a very small intimate wedding inviting only very close friends and immediate family, […]

Everything You Need to Know About a Dillard’s Wedding Registry

June 13, 2019

At RegistryFinder.com, we love showing you all the best spots for your wedding and baby registries. What’s even better is discovering stores you already love that want to help you make the happiest moments of your life even more memorable! Maybe you remember Dillard’s from your days of hunting for the perfect prom dress. But […]

– From Chicago Tribune – Is it rude that an older engaged couple has a wedding registry?

June 12, 2019

Cheryl Seidel, etiquette expert and founder of RegistryFinder.com, was featured on ChicagoTribune.com’s article Is it rude that an older engaged couple has a wedding registry? Click on the image below to read the full article at ChicagoTribune.com.

How to Be the Perfect Bridesmaid or Groomsman

June 4, 2019

Being part of someone’s wedding is definitely an honor. But it’s also a big responsibility. Don’t know what to do when you’ve been asked to be a bridesmaid or groomsmen? Follow our guide below and find out how to be the best one yet. As a general rule… Be a good friend: This might be […]

Unique Wedding Gifts Picked by Decor Aid’s Top Designers

May 30, 2019

We hope you enjoy this guest post compiled and written by the award-winning creative minds at Décor Aid. Are you ready to register or need a wedding gift? Get inspired by these interior designers’ top picks. Explore some of their favorite wedding gifts below, then browse their website for more visual inspiration! You can hardly […]

– Ask Cheryl – Invited to the Shower, but not the Wedding

May 28, 2019

It is a truth universally acknowledged (or at least it should be) that all those invited to the bridal shower must also be invited to the wedding. Unfortunately, confused couples sometimes extend shower invitations to those they can’t invite to the wedding. So what’s a shower guest to do when she finds she’s not included […]

Refreshing Recipes for Summer Bridal & Baby Showers

May 25, 2019

Whether you’re hosting a shower for a special friend, or just attending one, summertime parties are so much fun. They give everyone a chance to wear their cute summer dresses, enjoy the gorgeous weather and celebrate a special friend who is either expecting a precious baby or planning to marry the love of their life. […]

5 Meaningful Gifts to Give the Bride on Her Wedding Day

May 21, 2019

One of the sweetest gifts of my early 20s has been watching my best friends fall in love.  It’s been such a joy to be there as they’ve met, fallen in love with and become engaged to the men of their dreams. What has made that gift even sweeter has been being a part of […]

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