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Wedding Gifts

You Can Finally Register For Your Wedding Gifts At Ikea

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.14.2017 | HuffPost Home

Ikea just made things a whole lot easier to get exactly what you want on your big day ― whatever that may be. The Swedish furniture retailer announc...

You Can Now Create A Pizza Wedding Registry With Domino's

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.08.2017 | Weddings

As a wedding guest, it can be tough to decide on a gift the newlyweds will actually use. But this one is a guaranteed winner, and it doesn’t cost mu...

Put an End to Gift Shaming

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 12.22.2016 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

The holidays are upon us, and there's a lot of focus on gift giving. I wanted to take a moment to talk about wedding gifts and what to do if you don't...

Emily Post Will Roll in Her Grave Over New Wedding App

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.01.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

There's an app for every aspect of wedding planning now. But it's a double-edged sword. Just because you CAN do something more quickly and easily than ever before, doesn't necessarily mean it's a good idea.

Millennials, Wedding, Finances: A Love Triangle Unlike Any Other

Donna Brown | Posted 07.14.2016 | Weddings
Donna Brown

I’m out of free airline miles, my closet is exhausted, and according to HR I’ve officially tapped my vacation time. The worst part, it’s only Ju...

10 Cool Wedding Registries For Food-Loving Couples

Tasting Table | Posted 07.20.2016 | Taste
Tasting Table

You and your boo are in the throes of planning your wedding (and your lives together), and compiling a gift registry shouldn't add to the pain and chaos. To help avoid any wedding-zilla moments, we've pulled together these alternative registries and gift ideas for all your kitchen needs, from meal kits galore to a curated supply of craft beers.

Joining Your Friend's Wedding Party Without Going Broke

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 05.19.2016 | Weddings
Nathaniel Sillin

On one hand, it's a great honor and will create wonderful memories. On the other hand, you may need to budget some extra money for the unexpected expenses of this commitment.

The Art of the Wedding Registry

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 05.10.2016 | Weddings
Laura Rossi Totten

It's wedding season and that means shopping wedding registries for the perfect gift for the newlyweds.

Here's What The Average Guest Spends On A Wedding Gift

BRIDES | Posted 04.26.2016 | Weddings

It's that time of year -- your refrigerator is filling up with wedding invitations, and between shower gifts and wedding gifts, well, your wallet is hurting.

5 Fun and Easy Groomsmen Gifts For Your Big Day

Lexi Herrick | Posted 04.14.2016 | Weddings
Lexi Herrick

Let's face it, in the realm of wedding planning, the men are typically an afterthought. Though they aren't exactly volunteering to handcraft Pinterest-inspired wedding decor like the bridesmaids are, ultimately the groomsmen are an equally important element of the wedding.

5 Wedding Favor Treats Your Guests Will Love

Deevra Norling | Posted 03.09.2017 | Weddings
Deevra Norling

Ah yes, wedding favors. Not the biggest decision on the bride's to-do list, but a tricky one that has many a bride at a loss over what parting gift to bestow upon the guests who took the trouble to show up on the biggest day of her life.

Here's When A Wedding Gift Is Required -- And When It's Not

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.29.2016 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

The Ultimate Wedding Gift Etiquette Guide for 2016

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.08.2017 | Weddings
Lauren Bowling

Given the hot, swampy summers we have here in the South, "June" doesn't really hold true as the busy wedding season for us. Fall weddings are popular here and the busy season lasts well into January and February, when the more financially conscious brides and grooms snag the best deals.

Woo Hoo! Pennsylvania Says We Can Keep Our Wedding Anniversary!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 12.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Brian and I filed joint taxes as a married couple in 2013. It would have been a nightmare to go back and re-file. Plus, we popped some champagne this past August 10 to celebrate our second anniversary. It is too late to un-pop and un-celebrate now.

4 Unique Wedding Favors You Can Give Your Guests

BRIDES | Posted 11.06.2016 | Weddings

If you're looking to do something different, something memorable, take a look at these four unique ideas for wedding favors.

3 Meaningful Ways to Capture Your Love Story On Your Wedding Day

Kristen Rocco | Posted 10.06.2016 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

These are just three meaningful ways to capture your love story on your wedding day. But there are many more. Use your unique creativity to uncover the perfect way to share your love story with your wedding guests and with your family.

Avoid the Out-of-Control Wedding Registry: Figure Out What You Need and What You Want

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.18.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Where you register and what you ask for has everything to do with where you come from, what you need, and where you live. You have to choose to register someplace that has things you need and want, but also that your wedding guests can actually afford.

Technology and Tradition: New Survey Reveals Change in Weddings

Casey Cavanagh | Posted 07.24.2016 | Weddings
Casey Cavanagh

Without a doubt, the technological advancements and digital revolution that have taken place in the last decade or so has affected, if not altogether changed, the way we communicate, connect and, well, live. Especially when it comes to our relationships.

How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding Gift?

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 05.28.2016 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

Interestingly, there's a myth that continues to circulate among some guests. They're under the impression that they should base the cost of the gift on how much they think the couple is spending on food and entertainment. This modern myth is simply not true.

11 Wedding Gifts Worth Buying Off-Registry

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.05.2016 | Weddings

When it comes to wedding gifts, some couples are strict "registrationists." Going off-registry is simply not allowed. Sometimes, however, it's a g...

Parents of the Bride Commissioning These One-of-a-Kind Wedding Dress Sculptures

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 04.20.2015 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

Have you ever wanted to give a wedding gift that is so unique and memorable it can't be duplicated? Using ceramic, glass, and stone, mosaic artist Shelly Hamill creates sculptures commemorating the bride's wedding dress.

The Awkward Wedding Gift Dilemma It's Best To Disregard

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 01.05.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

Keeping a Repair From Ruining a Holiday Gift

Ryan Banfill | Posted 02.22.2015 | Money
Ryan Banfill

It turns out that I'm not alone in my feeling that buying a service contract on those headphones would ease my nerves should they need to be repaired. It appears people agree service contracts provide an easy, convenient way to gain that comfort.

The Lost Art of Writing Thank You Notes -- Guidelines for Brides and Grooms

Sandy Malone | Posted 01.31.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Unfortunately, the etiquette of wedding thank you notes is suffering from this basic skill set that parents didn't teach the newest generation of brides and grooms. It's time to do something about that.

How to Be a Good Wedding Guest

Reflective Bride | Posted 12.08.2014 | Weddings
Reflective Bride

Planning a wedding, though lovely and romantic, can be a very stressful process... and there are a few things you as a guest can do to make life a little easier on the happy couple.