a fun little ring dish we registered for at Crate & Barrel
I remember being (probably too) excited to register before our wedding. Our wedding planning timeline was fairly condensed, so when we were both available, we took on two different stores to register in one day. That was mistake number one. If you are engaged, I recommend spreading out the stores between different days. Our heads were spinning in the second store of the day trying to determine the difference between 4 types of ice cream scoopers. We were practically zombies. If we had to re-do it, I would start with our favorite out of the three - Crate & Barrel for the first appointment. I would then follow up with BB&B on a different day and fill in the holes with Target on yet another day. Perhaps that will help a bride-to-be or two!
The great thing about registering in our day and age is that you can edit your registry the second you get home. All stores create an online registry for you when you pick everything out in the store, and this was really helpful for us. I edited our registries like crazy after we came home from the stores. We were blown away by each and every wedding gift and felt beyond grateful for everything we received (seriously, it was like having 10 birthdays in 1.) After using the stuff we received for half a year now, today I'm sharing a few top items from each of our registries that we've gotten great use of, whether big or small. (But in all honesty, we really do use everything we received as gifts. Of course there's not enough room to talk about everything we got, but these are just a few that come to mind.) Enjoy!