Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Kitchen Tools and Gadgets

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It may be that all you really need is love, but life is a little more fun with the right tools and gadgets! That’s where this week’s Amazon.com Wedding Gift Registry tip comes in. Cook's Tools & Gadgets In the kitchen, as in all things, nothing beats the right tool for the job. Using an ice-cream scoop as a ladle may have suited the single life just fine, but now that you have the occasion, why not create a well-oiled kitchen with a collection of helpful tools? Tools of the...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Knives

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This week’s Amazon Wedding Registry Tip is only for those couples where no one has a bad temper! A good knife can make cooking easier, and safer! Quality cutlery is one of the most important parts of your new kitchen. Every time you cook, you'll likely require a knife--and perhaps not always the same one. Select sturdy, well-made knives. Just like your marriage, they'll last a lifetime. Knife Construction 101 Every knife has a blade, tang, and handle. Blades come in many sizes and...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Small Kitchen Appliances

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This week’s helpful information about Amazon’s Wedding Registry Guide is about the top five Small Appliances. When assembling your registry list of appliances, keep in mind the size of your kitchen and whether the items will fit. If the appliance is accessible and you're comfortable using it, it'll more likely add to your cooking ease and pleasure. Food processor: These range from mini chopping machines to full-size professional models. Be sure to check which attachments come...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Bakeware

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This week’s helpful information from Amazon’s Wedding Registry Guide is about bakeware. Though you're probably not making your own wedding cake, we bet you'll want to bake some sweets into your married life. So, what's the difference between aluminum, stainless steel, and other options? Which one works for you? Do you prefer a complete bakeware set or mixed and matched pieces? Our tips on choosing bakeware will get you ready to bake your cake and eat it too. Materials With a...

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DIY Wedding Favor Idea, Create Your Own Scent

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I’ll admit it; I like aromatherapy. I know it’s a little hokey, and a lot of products called “aromatherapy” just mean “nice smelling,” but I’m really fascinated by how different scents can influence our moods. One of my favorite books on the subject is “The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy” by Valerie Ann Worwood. I was just flipping through it last night and realized that creating a small vial of massage oil or a home spray could be a great idea...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Cookware

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If you can’t cook, getting married does not automatically turn you into Betty Crocker. But, it does give you a good excuse to learn a little bit about things in the kitchen, after all, a couple’s got to eat. Amazon’s gift registry guides provide great definitions of some of the most common terms for things like cookware. Check out these definitions for cookware materials: Aluminum: Aluminum is lightweight and conducts heat well, but it can also dent easily and react with...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: The Bath

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Whenever I stay in a hotel one of the first things I do is check out the bath towels. If they’re large and fluffy, I instantly feel like I’m going to have a relaxing trip. Why not bring some of that honeymoon luxury to your home bathroom, courtesy of your wedding registry? This week’s Amazon Wedding Registry Tip is all about the bath. Choosing towels and other accessories for your bathroom shouldn't just come down to coordinating colors. There's nothing like wrapping yourself in...

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Amazon Gift Registry: How to Set a Table

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I’m really loving browsing through Amazon’s new gift registry information. My favorite parts are the helpful illustrations they have to explain terms you think you’re supposed to know! Check out these photos for setting formal and informal tables. Are you registering for china, or just everyday dishes?

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Outdoor Gift Registry Ideas from Amazon

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All this week we’ve been getting inspired by the Fourth of July, and for the past few weeks we’ve been getting some gift registry inspiration from Amazon, so today we thought we’d combine the two. One of the great categories Amazon lets you register for is outdoor items, including patriotic touches like flags. Check out these tips from Amazon on registering for outdoor items. Gardening America's other greatest pastime is toiling in the garden for hours on end. Whether you're...

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More Tips from Amazon’s Wedding Gift Registry

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As we told you last week, your favorite online bookstore, Amazon.com, has a brand new wedding gift registry service. One of the best things about doing your registry at Amazon is that you can register for all sorts of items you might not think of getting at your typical department store. Check out this info from their section on registering for personal care items: Scales and Health Monitors
 You might think there is nothing romantic and exciting about a bath scale or blood...

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