Wedding Planning

Five Fabulous Wedding Registry Upgrades

Five Fabulous Wedding Registry Upgrades

Wedding registry. It’s a chance to choose everything for your home. Be sure to add items in a wide price range so guests can decide how much they want to spend, while getting something you and your new spouse really want. Dream big—take this opportunity to ask for premium gifts as well.

Multi-Taskers

Pots and pans are a registry staple, but don’t forget specialty cookware and bakeware, such as a roasting pan, rectangular baker or covered baking dish. Choosing oven-to-table pieces makes it easy to go straight from cooking to presentation, all in one dish.

Mixing Up Magic

A high-performance blender is a must-have. Choose one that can help with every meal of the day, such as the Vitamix S55. With a smaller footprint than conventional blenders, this powerful machine offers the convenience of four pre-programmed settings and two containers, including a blend-and-go beverage cup. Use it to make breakfast smoothies, salad dressing for lunch, soup for dinner, and dips and drinks for entertaining.

Backyard Barbecues

A grill can help set the scene for backyard gatherings. Decide if you prefer gas, which offers easy operation and clean-up, or charcoal, which many barbecue connoisseurs say provides a more intense, grilled flavour. Also, think about extra features you may want, such as a built-in thermometer, side burners, shelves or tool hooks.

Unconventional Tools

Once you’ve got the basics covered, consider out-of-the-box kitchen items. Keep recipes handy by registering for a cutting board that holds a tablet. For easy entertaining, a slate cheese board allows you to label food selections right on the board. Or, pick one with a hidden drawer for knives and storage.

If you need advice on what to choose, ask a consultant at your local department store or download online checklists. Creating a wedding registry is often the first step toward building your home as a married couple, so get the right items to make it a happy one.

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