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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New Wedding Gift Registry Ideas

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In 1924 Marshall Field’s department store in Chicago introduced the idea of a wedding gift registry, where brides could indicate their preferred china and silver patterns. The idea took off and couples began thinking of their ability to choose their own wedding gifts as a time-honored right. In 1993, Target introduced the idea of self-service gift registry, and people suddenly began registering for items well outside the traditional plates and towels. Today, you’ll often hear...

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Hostess with the Mostess: Great Bridesmaids’ Present Idea

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About Hostess with the Mostess Are you thinking about bridesmaids’ gifts? What about a hostess gift for anyone throwing you an engagement party or bridal shower? I was thrilled to find these aprons from Smocks. They are the perfect accessory for any stylish girl who loves to entertain. Smocks even offers a volume discount, with bridesmaids gifts specifically in mind! If you’re looking for more great ideas for home entertaining, come visit us at Hostess with the Mostess. ...

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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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New Gift Registry from Amazon.com!

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Although picking out gifts may seem like a lot of fun, registering does not always make you feel like a kid in a candy store. Sometimes it makes you feel like a kid in a department store with lots of products and terms you’ve never heard of before. But today’s Savvy Brides have it easy. Thanks to Amazon.com, you can learn about and complete your registry without changing out of your pajamas. Anything Amazon sells, from cookbooks, to kitchen items, bedding, and even those pajamas...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Father of the Bride

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I love my dad, but I hate trying to come up with gifts for him. There are only so many books, gadgets, and t-shirts I can buy him over the years. Every year, I desperately look for themes to try and inspire me. You though, you’re lucky, you have your theme, your wedding. How does your wedding tie in to your father’s day gift? Well, here are some ideas: 1) A photo album of pictures of the two of you, or just one nice one framed (this may be difficult if your dad is the family...

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A Wedding Registry You Can Feel Good About

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Sometimes planning a wedding can make you feel a little guilty. Here you are spending all this money on cakes, music, and dresses and other people are having trouble making ends meet. It’s no secret that the economy is not doing so well, and more brides and grooms than ever feel like they want to give back give back to those in need while celebrating the biggest event of their lives. One idea is to encourage your guests to shop for your wedding presents via Goodshop.com. If...

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Another Idea for a Wedding Night Surprise

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If you liked this week’s idea of a secret tattoo just for you and your groom, you’ll love this: bridal underwear. OK, on the wedding night itself you’ll probably want to wear something fancy, frilly, and sexy, but what about giving your guy a bit of a giggle before or after the wedding? Sayitwithundies.com has adorable thongs with sayings like “I Do” and “Something Blue” and “Just Married.” Don’t forget your bridesmaids, I’ve seen more than a few MOHs for whom...

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Top Ten Tips for Creating Your Kitchen Registry

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If your gift registry is leaving you wilted, check out our advice section. We sat down with personal chef Susan Hynes to get ten top tips on registering for your kitchen. Whether you're the second Martha Stewart, or a gal who doesn't know a sauté from a flambé, these ideas can help! If there are other areas of the registry process confusing you, let us know!

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