– Ask Cheryl – How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding Gift?
May 11, 2021
One of the most common questions 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 depends on their personal […]
Top 10 Kitchen Items from Bed Bath & Beyond® to Include in Your Wedding Gift Registry
January 14, 2021
The kitchen is one of my favorite rooms in my house! It may sound old-fashioned to say it, but I love cooking comforting meals and baking special treats for my family and friends, while sipping on a glass of wine (or my fourth cup of coffee!) To me, the kitchen is like the heart of […]
– 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 […]
– 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 – Put an End to Gift Shaming
December 13, 2016
The holidays are upon us, and there’s a lot of focus on gift giving. I wanted to take a moment to talk about gifts and what to do if you don’t receive the gift you want or expected, or if you don’t receive a gift at all. Today’s Ask Cheryl question is from a reader […]
– Ask Cheryl – Our Daughter is the Flower Girl, Do We Still Give a Wedding Gift?
October 5, 2015
Hi Cheryl, My daughter was asked to be the flower girl in my cousin’s wedding. What is proper etiquette for gift giving? We have the expense of the dress, shoes and hair as well. We also have to drive out of town for the wedding and have the added expense of a night in the […]
– Ask Cheryl – To Send a Gift or Not to Send a Gift?
August 25, 2015
This reader questions if she should send a wedding gift to someone with whom she no longer has a relationship. Find out the answer below . . . Hi Cheryl, I just finished reading your Huffington Post article “How Long Do I Have to Send a Wedding Gift?” Great advice! I have a situation that I’m really struggling […]
– AskCheryl – How Much Should I Spend on a Wedding Gift? NEW Q&As
August 11, 2015
In June, I published an article in the Huffington Post Weddings section titled, “How Much Should I Spend on a Wedding Gift.” It seems that many people wanted more specifics so I wanted to share two of the follow-up questions. They are different questions with similar answers. Dear Cheryl, My fiancé and I are invited […]
The Unique Wedding Gift That Will Be Treasured for a Lifetime
February 5, 2015
Have you ever wanted to give a wedding gift that is so unique and memorable that it can’t be duplicated? Every so often, there’s a special bride in your life – maybe it’s your daughter, granddaughter, daughter-in-law, or even your future wife – and kitchen appliances, linens, cash or other traditional gifts just don’t seem […]