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registry alternative

Here are our favorite alternative wedding registry ideas, including honeymoon registries, charity registries, plus some of our favorite service providers.

Four more reasons to jump on the Traveler’s Joy wedding registry train

In which we bring you four more reasons why you should be registering with Traveler’s Joy to have all your honeymoon dreams come true.

The audacity of asking for cash gifts

If you ever want to get into a quick argument, try talking to someone about doing a cash wedding registry. People love to debate the issue, and sometimes it feels like the discussion just goes on, and on, and on. In fact, the New York Times recently published an article by Princeton sociology professor Viviana Zelizer that makes it clear that the debate has been raging for over a 100 years…

How can I ask for cash instead of gifts?

The short answer: very, VERY carefully. The longer answer? Watch. Oh and sorry for the barfing baby.

Hold a silent auction at your wedding

From Matt Haughey: My cousin Tony and his girlfriend got married this past weekend and as a young couple in Southern California, they’ve been saving for years for their first house. On the occasion of their marriage, they didn’t want to fill a non-existent house with blenders and trinkets but didn’t want to flatly refuse […]

Honeymoon registry from

So, here’s the deal: you’ve been together for years. You’ve got all the towels and plates and silverware you could ever need. You don’t want any more vases, and you’re not interested in candlesticks. But you are planning a three week adventure honeymoon across Argentina, and you have no idea how you’re going to pay […]