– Ask Cheryl – How Long Do I Have to Send a Wedding Gift?
March 24, 2020
Giving gifts to the wedding couple serves as a tangible representation of your love and support. When you’re invited to a wedding, you should send a gift, whether or not you are able to attend – but when should you send it? Dear Cheryl, I was invited to my friend’s wedding, and unfortunately was […]
– Ask Cheryl – Should I Send a Wedding Gift to My Former Niece?
March 10, 2020
Wedding etiquette can get a little tricky when there is a divorce in the family. Being a “former” extended family member might mean you are excluded from the wedding guest list; but is it obligatory or even ok to send a gift? Dear Cheryl, I am divorced, but a niece from his side is getting […]
20 Best Items to Add to Your Wedding Registry at Bed Bath & Beyond in 2020
February 5, 2020
Getting started on a wedding registry that’s perfect for you can be a daunting task! When I created my wedding registry at Bed Bath and Beyond, I made sure I registered for quality items that had lots of great reviews. This is a round up of a few of our favorite tried and true products […]
17 Gifts You Didn’t Know You Could Monogram
November 19, 2019
I take that back—if you’re from the South, you know you can monogram anything standing still (thank you, Reese Witherspoon). I was first exposed to the magic of monogramming as a college student at the University of Florida; before my time there, I associated monograms with preppy babies and my grandmother. But, upon arriving on […]
Top 10 New Products for Your Wedding Gift Registry
November 16, 2019
There are certain items that need to be included on every wedding registry. Dishes and towels will always be a household necessity. But there are also some innovative products that can make life easier or just more stylish. I registered for my own wedding 15 years ago; and while I still love my tried and […]
How to Give the Perfect Wedding Gift
November 5, 2019
So, you’re invited to a wedding and you need to bring a gift. Don’t sweat! Giving a wedding gift can be both easy and inexpensive. Here are some sure-fire ways to give a gift the couple will love: Pick one off the registry. Most couples do a gift registry prior to their wedding, where they […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Top 10 Brands We Love for Your Wedding Registry
May 9, 2019
If you’ve been reading our blog for any length of time, you know that we love Macy’s. They carry an extensive selection of housewares to fill every room in your home. They also have fabulous registry events and rewards. (I could go on and on, but I don’t want to waste your time, so if […]
Top 10 Home Décor Items to Add to Your Wedding Gift Registry
April 25, 2019
You may not have considered adding home décor items to your wedding registry, but we’ve found ten of them that are sure to change your mind about that! While it’s not typical to see home décor items on a wedding registry, they’re far from forbidden, and they can be an excellent addition to your own […]
– Ask Cheryl – How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding Gift?
April 23, 2019
One of the most common questions we receive in our “Ask Cheryl” inbox is how much to spend on wedding and shower gifts. And while we love a hard and fast etiquette rule, this is one of those questions that doesn’t have a “one size fits all” answer. The amount a guest spends can depend […]
Wedding Gifts for a Second Marriage
February 5, 2019
A couple’s second marriage opens up a new world of registry gift options you may have never thought of! A second marriage is always an exciting time for the bride and groom to be. Sure, their previous marriages may not have worked out as planned, but there’s something to be said about a willingness to […]
New Year’s Resolutions for Every Bride
January 3, 2019
If you’re one of the lucky girls who received a diamond ring in the month of December, then January is sure to be a busy month filled with wedding planning, dress shopping, and registry creating! Don’t forget that January is also the perfect time to set goals for the New Year ahead—so allow us to […]
– Ask Cheryl – How Do I Handle a Giftless Wedding Guest?
November 27, 2018
It’s all too common: a wedding guest shows up to the wedding, but never sends a gift. Is it ever appropriate to say something? Cheryl weighs in. Dear Cheryl, My cousin and his wife came to our son’s wedding but did not give a card or gift. Do I say something or just let it […]