Insider Secrets of Macy’s Wedding Registry

by Claire

Think you know everything there is to know when registering for your big day? Well think again: we’ve interviewed insiders at Macy's to get the real scoop on wedding registries to save you headache and heartbreak. So before you pick up that scanning gun and go wild, read these insider secrets and get the most out of your registry! #1: Don’t follow the beaten path. All stores will suggest a checklist of items you should add to your registry but that DOES NOT MEAN you need...

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Top Tips for Wedding Guests: 15 Do’s and Don’ts

by Azure

Our fabulous friends at Glamour.com asked us to share our thoughts on the biggest wedding guest Do's and Don'ts. They tapped other experts, like Vané of Brooklyn Bride, and compiled a list of the top 15 do's and don'ts for wedding guests. 1. DO Rsvp: Pay attention to the deadline on the wedding invitation. As soon as you know your reply, pop it in the mail. 2. DON'T Assume +1: Unless it says 'and guest' on the invitation, only you are invited to attend. And DON’T call the bride...

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Weekly Giveaway Winner: A Registry Must-Have For Your New Home!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway The winner of this week's Savvy Steal is... Amy L! Congratulations, Amy! Your NYC apartment will be spic and span now that you've won the latest and greatest Dustbuster from Black and Decker! Please email us at SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to claim your fabulous prize!! *Disclosure: prize generously provided by Black and Decker

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Contests, Giveaways and Discounts for Weddings and Wedding Gifts

by Azure

This week's Savvy Steal is a $100 gift certificate for Blurb so that you can create your own photo album. What a great activity for a fall evening! Fall is a great time to think about all sorts of home decorating, here are a couple of great sales to help you out. If you haven't tried out our new partnership with Rent the Runway yet, now is the time to do it. Use code fallintoortr to save an additional $20 off designer dress rentals! Don't forget to add your gift registries to...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: Elizabeth Arden Towel Set Winner Announced

by Azure

I LOVED this week's Savvy Steal of an Elizabeth Arden Towel set so much that I was tempted to steal it for myself. But instead, I'll give them to their rightful winner ... Meredith M. Meredith, don't forget to contact us at savvyscoop@onewed.com by next Friday to claim your prize. Everyone else who was hoping to add to your wedding registry, tune in next week. We have a very exciting giveaway. Here's a hint, it's a gift card to a store where you might be registered with the...

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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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Celebrity Wedding Gift Registry: Ivanka and Jared

by Azure

Feel like indulging your inner-paparazzi? Why not do some harmless virtual celebrity stalking via their wedding registries? For example, did you know that Ivanka Trump and her fiancé Jared Kushner like bundt cake? Fortunately for them, someone has already purchased the Heritage Bundt Pan they registered for at Williams-Sonoma. They’ve already gotten most of the items on the list, including two sets of Wusthof Grand Prix II Steak Knives ($149.95/ea), a 10-Piece Set of All-Clad...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Audio and Video Equipment

by Azure

Audio and video equipment may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of wedding registries, but a home theater--whether it takes up a corner nook in your living room, the living room itself, or a separate dedicated space--is the place where you and your betrothed can cozy up and enjoy your favorit e TV shows, movies, music, and home videos from whatever sources you choose. You'll want to feature the components prominently in your registry. That’s why this week’s...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Flatware

by Azure

You don’t have to know which fork to use to benefit from this week’s Amazon Wedding Registry Tip! Flatware Get rid of those mismatched flatware hand-me-downs, and get set for a well-dressed table fit for your most important guests: Mr. and Mrs. You. Focus on Flatware Like your dinnerware, you'll want to choose both a formal flatware pattern and a casual one. And also like fine dinnerware, there's no reason not to use fine flatware every day, if you wish. In fact, extended use...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Grills

by Azure

Summer is almost over, but remember, your wedding registry covers the whole year! This week’s Amazon registry tip is on one of summer’s hottest kitchen accessories, the grill! Grills Price and preference--two things you'll need to consider when shopping for your dream grill. The average grill requires new parts about every 14 months. So when it comes to price tags, paying more for a better grill now will save you money later on. As for preference, from propane to charcoal, the...

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