Working on The Frisky‘s Wedding Gift Guide is the first chance I’ve had to start looking in the wonderfully wide world of wedding registration. There is just so much crap people can buy you! Gravy boats, and $50 forks, and poufy, soft-as-melted-butter towels with monogramming. But the truth is, I would rather register for fun stuff, like the list after the jump. And for fun, I asked Catherine and Simcha for their dream wedding registry lists. Maybe they’ll give you ideas for your own wedding registry, or what to buy your funny cousin Mildred for her big day. Keep reading »
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Gregory Krum, the director of retail at the Shop at Cooper-Hewitt, the National Design Museum, shops for his job. When looking for a wedding present, he suggests gift-givers consider who the people getting married are, and where they are in their lives. You might be saying, “Duh,” but this is what he means: “If they are young and just starting out I give very useful things,” he said. “But if the couple is more established I can be more esoteric with the present.” Gregory recommends buying a gift that has a deeper meaning. This is easier said than done.
The Frisky asked funny men’s site Asylum to come up with their list of unusual wedding gifts that men would love to receive on the big day or, as they referred to it, “15 Awesomely Stupid Wedding Gifts for Guys Getting Hitched”. We came up with our own list of weirdly awesome gifts the ladies would love to get and then compared notes with Asylum. Dammit! We almost included that InstaKitchen! Check our picks out after the jump, and head on over to Asylum to see what your dude would go berserk for.
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Ten things you’ll want, yes, but also ten things you’ll need. Getting married, buying for friends, or just looking to shop for yourself, these ten items will help you comfortably survive a nuclear war. Keep reading »
ZOMG! It’s wedding season! You know what that means? If you’re getting married, you’ve got to register for gifts and if you’re going to a wedding (or many weddings, as these things tend to come in droves), you’ve got to start purchasing. Most wedding registries are done online these days, but not everyone registers at department stores or home furnishing shops in search of the perfect 15-piece set of pots and pans. A lot of couples go the more unusual route, and register with online stores with specialized wares. Here are five we think are fun.
1. Honeymoon: Dying to go to Aruba, but don’t have the cash for a super luxurious post-wedding honeymoon? Register your honeymoon vacay with TheBigDay.com, a site which allows guests to contribute to the special couple’s trip. [TheBigDay.com]