The days of registries filled with crockpots and white towels are long gone. In recent years we’ve seen the emergence of unconventional wedding gift registries, including: cash only, honeymoon experiences, down payments for houses, future children’s college funds, and charitable donations.
But what about a registry for foodies? I recently discovered a genius idea… restaurant registries. Friends and family buy restaurant gift certificates picked out by the bride & groom to dining establishments in the city where the wedding couple lives… ranging from inexpensive, favorite spots to that-place-that’s-a-little-pricier-than-we-normally-go-for. Cooking classes, food tours, and food/wine delivery subscriptions are a great addition too!
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1. Coloring wallpaper. What kid doesn’t love coloring on the walls? With coloring wallpaper you can keep kids entertained and even have it double as a backdrop for a photobooth! All you need is a piece of the wallpaper and markers, crayons or colored pencils and you’re good to go. Feeling really fancy? Have canvas prints made of each child in black and white and let them shade in their own portrait for a fun keepsake!
2. Kid friendly food. Most children are picky eaters and they may not like the beef or fish options you and your caterer have carefully selected for your special day. Make sure you have a couple of kid-approved options so that parents aren’t having to worry about their children having cake for dinner. Also be sure to have kid appropriate beverages like juice, milk, or flavored water for the little ones. Read More
I recently attended a wedding (the 7th of this year, in fact!). A few weeks later, as expected, I received a card in the mail. I fully expected the standard thank-you-for-the-crockpot note, but I was surprised to find a super thoughtful addition inside the envelope. Read More
We’ve all seen the boring RSVP card that everyone expects… chicken or fish, attending or not-attending. Since you’re already paying for the return postage, why not use your RSVP cards as an opportunity to ask your guests questions that they’ll enjoy answering, and you’ll love reading. Here are 8 fun RSVP card questions! Read More