Ask the Wedding Maven: How to Have a Casual Wedding Reception

by Azure

In this week's wedding advice column, Ask the Wedding Maven the wedding maven tackles a question from an overseas bride who wants to have a casual wedding reception back home. Not surprisingly, the answer involves using one of OneWed's fabulous wedding website templates, complete with a place to add your registry. If you need wedding advice or have a question about wedding traditions, etiquette or relationships write the wedding maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com Helpful Links How to...

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Question of the Week: How Much Do You Spend on Wedding Presents for Others?

by Azure

If you're getting ready for your wedding, chances are that you're going to other weddings now, too. Do you have a certain amount that you spend on wedding presents, or do you decide on a case by case basis? How do you decide? Do you have any expectations for what people will be spending on your wedding presents? Helpful Links Add your wedding registry to your website More info on wedding registries Want to know what other people think? Click the Facebook like button to share the post...

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Tell Your Guests about Your Wedding Gift Registry

by Azure

Are you looking for a way to let your friends and family know where you're registered, without looking like you're hitting them up for gifts? Traditionally, the only way to do this was through word of mouth, making sure your mom, mom-in-law and maid of honor knew the answer to "Where are they registered?" Today though, Wedding Websites have become another great way to spread the word. OneWed's wedding websites now have a great tool that lets you add a "Registry" page to your site...

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Get What You Really Want with a Honeymoon Registry

by Azure

Although I'm a big fan of traditional registry items, I know that they're not for everyone. Honeymoon Registries have become THE hot thing to make your guests feel like they're giving you an actual gift, just not one that comes wrapped in a bow. Traveler's Joy Honeymoon Registry is a great service. Not only do they offer the convenience of a cash-based registry, but they have great Travel guides to some of the world's top honeymoon destinations and honeymoon tips. I like to live...

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Unique New Registry Item: Food!

by Azure

I'm a big fan of wedding registries. I think people want to get you a gift, and they want to get you a gift that you'll like. If you're in Chicago, you've got a new way to register! Thanks to Foodie Registry if you're in Chicago you can register for gift certificates for local restaurants! One of my favorite things about this registry is that unlike other cash-based registries, Foodie Registry does not take fees out of the amount you give or get. With most cash-based registries, if...

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In Defense of Wedding Registeries

by Azure

My wedding anniversary is this week, and I'm feeling a little nostalgic. My parents got married in the early 1960s. My grandfather gave them the pattern above as a wedding present. Over time, their tastes changed, and the dishes went in the attic. When I went to college, the dishes came with me. I've always loved retro, and never found anything I liked better for everyday use. Over the years I have been able to replace broken ones, and buy new pieces at various antique stores....

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Wishpot’s Wedding Glasses Worth Toasting

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Wishpot On your wedding day, when you make that toast, and raise your glass consider what you are sipping your champagne out of. Your champagne wedding flutes are a wonderful item that can be re-used long after the big day. These investment pieces can be brought out for future valentines celebrations and anniversaries, or just to remind you of your wedding day. From gold-rimmed crystal flute, or vintage champagne flutes. These items can also be passed down...

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Recycled Bride: Reinventing the Registry

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Creative and Earth-Friendly Ways to Get Your Gift On Think your wedding registry options are limited to stockpots, blenders, and china? Think again! There are tons of innovative ways to make your wedding registry more creative, more personalized, and yes-- more eco-friendly. Nearly 70% of couples live together before getting married, and if you're one of them, it's likely that you already have the things you really need for your home. Luckily, the wedding...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- $100 Gift Certificate from Cosabella!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Treat yourself to the sexy lingerie loved by all the stars! Cosabella specializes in lingerie that is trend-setting, innovative and beautifully designed, and they’ve just launched their new bridal registry! Every bride deserves to feel sexy on her wedding night and during the honeymoon, but lingerie is often something that gets cut out when the wedding budget is tight. Now that Cosabella has launched its bridal registry, you can score...

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A Gift Registry with a Twist, It’s for Divorces!

by Azure

A few months ago we asked what you thought about a new trend we were seeing to acknowledge divorces with ceremonies and even cakes. There were definitely some strong opinions out there! There's a new twist to the story, a department store in the UK is now offering a "divorce registry" instead of a wedding gift registry! The idea is that if you're getting a divorce, at least one of you needs to replace a lot of those standard items like toaster ovens and bath...

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