Belk’s Top Bridal Registry Gifts

April 27, 2021

If you’re just starting to create your wedding registry, chances are you have a lot of questions. I can totally relate, because right after I got engaged, I was suddenly extremely curious about things I had never wondered about: things like stainless steel vs. nonstick cookware, and down comforters vs. quilts. I often wished I […]

15 Ideas for Your Bride & Groom Gift Exchange

April 20, 2021

The bride and groom gift exchange is a wedding tradition whose origin is a little fuzzy, but it’s withstood generations of marriages and is still popular among modern couples today. It’s an opportunity for the couple to have a private moment during their wedding day (or the night before) outside of the festivities. Not sure […]

Everything You Need to Know About a Bloomingdale’s Registry

April 6, 2021

If you’re looking for a personalized experience with all the best brands, look no further than a Bloomingdale’s wedding registry. Bloomingdale’s has always been fashion forward. They pioneered the department store way back in the late 1800’s with the period’s hottest trend—hoop skirts—and today they’re still committed to selling exclusive merchandise through a personalized experience.  […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Can I Register for Whatever I Want?

March 18, 2021

Fishing poles, office supplies, board games, a $700 massage chair: what do these items have in common? I’ve seen them all included on wedding registries of friends and family within the last few months! Why are these non-traditional items popping up on wedding registries? I can think of two reasons: Online shopping makes it possible […]

– Geeking Out – 12 Tech Gifts You’ll Love Adding to Your Wedding Registry

March 4, 2021

Let’s be honest: you don’t have to be a tech nerd or a total geek to love all kinds of gadgets that make life easier, keep your home clean, and are downright cool. For most people, when they think of adding tech gifts to their wedding registry, they think entertainment centers and kitchen appliances — […]

– Ask a Real Bride – What Makes a Great Wedding Gift?

October 20, 2020

Is it just me, or does anyone else do a little happy dance by the mailbox when they receive a gorgeously addressed envelope with a wedding invitation inside? There’s nothing I love more than a beautiful wedding invitation and the anticipation of a joyful celebration! Like any good wedding guest, I know my responsibilities: first, […]

14 Unique Registry Ideas for Established Couples (and those who “have it all”)

August 13, 2020

Choosing items to add to your wedding registry can be hard enough as it is, but when you’re heading into your second marriage or starting your first later in life, a lot of traditional registry items don’t always fit the bill. At this point in your life, you likely own most of the kitchen gadgets […]

– Stocking Your Bar – Drinking Glasses Decoded

June 30, 2020

From wine and cocktails to beer, our handy guide will help you determine the right drinking glasses for your wedding registry or your next celebration. Deciding on drinking glasses and barware for your wedding registry or celebration can feel intimidating once you start thinking beyond your typical red and white wine glasses. While there’s no […]

– Ask Cheryl – When Should I Send a Wedding Gift if the Ceremony and the Reception Are a Year Apart?

June 23, 2020

With so much uncertainty and fear surrounding the Corona virus, it has been refreshingly romantic to see the creative ways that some couples have decided to proceed with exchanging their wedding vows, even if it meant cancelling, downsizing, or postponing the reception! If you do know a couple who will be having a small (somewhat […]

– Save vs. Splurge – Your Wedding Registry

May 7, 2020

Explore our top wedding registry items at high and low-price points to fit any lifestyle! Explore our top wedding registry items at high and low price points to fit any lifestyle! Putting your wedding registry together can become confusing pretty quickly. Once you’ve printed our handy Ultimate Registry Checklist and determined your needs, it’s time […]

– Ask Cheryl – What To Do About Late or Never Received Wedding Gifts?

April 28, 2020

Wedding gifts may continue to arrive at your new home a month (or more) after your wedding day. Family and friends may even tell you to anticipate the arrival of such a gift, in the spirit of celebration and with hopes of showering you with love. But what do you do when those promised gifts […]

– Something Old And Something New – Why We Love Registering for China

April 2, 2020

Many of my best and favorite childhood memories were made around our family’s dining table, usually featuring the most delicious spread of food and the most beautifully set table. My mom is the one who taught me the art of celebrating each and every day, and most of the celebrating started with our family meals. […]

– 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 […]

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 […]

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