Ah, the wedding registry. It's what every bride and bridegroom-to-be dreams of, right? As someone with an already functioning kitchen and NYC-sized storage (read: none), I wasn't so sure about the whole process. It seemed old-fashioned, (and, can I say, a little bit greedy) as though we would be demanding our guests meet a spending limit in order to celebrate our union. But in the end, we wanted to give friends an option to purchase a gift and some direction on what we'd use.
Here's a very personal look at the advice I took and the advice I jettisoned in this ritual of the modern American wedding.