Details on what items to add to your registry, the best places to register, and tips to follow proper etiquette.
article by Erin Morris | posted on April 08, 2013 at 8:58am
There’s no end to the planning and organization that goes into creating a dream wedding. But for brides- and grooms-to-be on the go, help is just a download away. Planning used to involve endless paper trails, but now there are plenty of tools right at your fingertips designed to help you get more accomplished and manage your wedding like a pro. Check out some wedding apps that will get you…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on April 04, 2013 at 1:00am
According to Sharon Naylor, a wedding etiquette expert and author of “The Bride’s Guide to Freebies” (Lyons Press, 2012) most couples decide on two to three wedding registry options, though it’s fine to have up to four. Diane Gottsman, a national etiquette expert and owner of the San Antonio-based Protocol School of Texas, suggests having a variety of options, including local kitchen and…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on February 26, 2013 at 11:04am
Jaimie Fender, Portland, Ore.-based attorney; married Aug.27, 2011 Seasonal items: “I got married in the summer, so I registered for a lot of stuff like portable outdoor furniture, outdoor plasticware (margarita glasses, pitcher, etc.) and a small hibachi grill. But now that we have a new house, I wish we had a real patio set and more fine china, and we have a large outdoor barbecue, so the…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on January 07, 2013 at 11:35am
Allison Howard, senior director of corporate partnerships for the Los Angeles Lakers; married Aug. 14, 2004 Mantle clock: “I love our clock, and it reminds me of our wedding. The longer I’ve been married the more I am attached to the things that remind me of happy times because life isn’t always filled with puppies and rainbows.” Everyday dishes: “We chose a timeless style from…
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on November 16, 2012 at 8:54am
Registering for wedding gifts is a unique experience for each couple. Will you register online? In the store? A combination of both? When did you/will you register for your wedding gifts? Weigh in in our weekly poll.
article by Metro Creative Services | posted on October 25, 2012 at 9:12am
While many once popular wedding traditions might have fallen by the wayside, many others have withstood the test of time. One tradition that has endured is the wedding registry, which is designed to help wedding guests find the right gift for the couple of honor. Thanks in large part to the Internet, it’s now easier than ever before to set up a registry. Couples can do so entirely via the Web…
article by Metro Creative Services | posted on September 13, 2012 at 5:00am
Getting married can be a full time job, especially when it comes to deciding what to register for wedding gifts. A seemingly endless array of kitchen products for cooking and entertaining can entice, but also overwhelm bridal couples. To gain confidence in choosing cookware and bakeware, two popular categories for bridal gift registries, Meyer Corporation, U.S.—the largest cookware company in the…
article by Metro Creative | posted on September 11, 2012 at 8:51am
Brides and grooms often have an ideal of what their wedding will be—a vision of their perfect day. While each couple’s vision is unique, they all share the same burden—the ever-rising cost of weddings. Be it a lavish ceremony and celebration with hundreds of guests, or a more intimate affair attended by only close family and friends, weddings are never easy on the bottom line. Thankfully,…
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on August 10, 2012 at 9:13am
As the marriage trend continues to shift towards getting married later in life, traditional wedding registries are starting to be replaced. Couples that already have established homes are branching out when it comes to registries, will you do the same? What type of wedding registry best suits you and your fiance’s wants and needs? Weigh in in this week’s wedding poll?
article by Renee Lee - CTW Features | posted on July 05, 2012 at 7:00am
The bride and groom aren’t the only ones doing some big spending on the wedding. More than 61 million Americans plan to attend at least one wedding this year, and guests expect to shell out an average of $339 to attend the festivities, according to the American Express Spending and Saving Tracker, an online survey of 1,500 U.S. adults. That $339 figure includes travel arrangements and…
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