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We love wedding registry alternatives like honeymoon registries and charity registries, but we also feel that more traditional registries have their place… this is our spot for offbeat wedding registry advice, etiquette and ideas.

Wedding gift trend alert: A BED!

Let’s talk about how my mother-in-law made me hella uncomfortable at our wedding, but in hindsight was actually a high-key genius and basically should get credit for coming up with the ultimate wedding gift trend: a bed.  

Should wedding announcements mention a gift registry?

My son and daughter in-law got married in a small civil ceremony due to Covid restrictions. Can we send out wedding announcements that tactfully incorporate a wedding registry?

Updated wedding registry etiquette

Wedding registries have changed, especially for Offbeat Brides, and wedding registry etiquette has also changed. Etiquette can help reduce the stress and strife that can come up around registries, though. Check out our practical tips.

Love public libraries like we do? Here's how you can use your registry to support one of the best

Love public libraries like we do? Here’s how you can use your registry to support one of the best

We’re no strangers to charitable registries — they’re some of our favorite ways to channel funds to awesome organizations (and so you don’t end up with a bunch of stuff you don’t even need!). If you’re a bibliophile who loves to support your local public library, this wedding registry concept is stellar.

Instead of that traditional gift registry, you can easily create a wedding charity registry in support of The New York Public Library!

Want to register for an adventure? Here’s the perfect blend of an experience registry and a physical gift

Y’all know we are all about experience gifts instead of more stuff we don’t need. That’s why honeymoon registries, cash registries, and registering for experiences is one of the most flexible ways to receive wedding gifts you’ll actually use. Instead of a toaster or a slow cooker, you can get parasailing in Bali. Instead of towels, you can have wine tasting in Italy. But sometimes your guests would rather get you something you can hold or that they can see you open. That’s where this new kind of gift registry comes in…

Our favorite stylish, geeky, & totally useful registry picks from Bed Bath & Beyond

I had been floundering trying to figure out where to start my wedding registry. Bed Bath and Beyond is the number one wedding registry retailer so there had to be a ton of stuff I both needed and wanted. The keyword there was wanted. I also know that they have the best selection of household staples, but would they also have fun, offbeat-friendly gifts that my partner and I both really dig? We decided to bite the bullet and find out for ourselves. Here’s how our wedding registry adventure into Bed Bath and Beyond went…