5 Wedding Registry Items You’ll Use the Most, Plus 6 You Don’t Need



Unless you and your to-be have been living together for awhile and have a pretty solid idea of the things you do and don’t need for your home, piecing together your wedding registry can be a bit of a guessing game (will you really use that set of fancy knives or that giant roasting pan?). Registries aren’t one-size-fits-all—it’s a matter of choosing the items that work for your lifestyle and that you know you’ll get the most use out of.

With that being said, it’s always helpful to get advice from married couples about the wedding gifts that stood the test of time and the ones they wish they never registered for in the first place. Any former bride will tell you that just because that expensive stand mixer sounds really great in theory doesn’t mean you’ll actually take it out of the box and make something with it.

To get an idea of the kinds of goodies that deserve a spot on your registry, take a look at this article where the author (who’s been married for 11 years) breaks down the five wedding gifts that still have a spot in her kitchen and six items that have barely been used—plus, the 10 items she wishes they had included on their registry, too. Might be good to keep in mind when you and your honey hit the stores with the barcode gun.

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