Wedding Registry Must-Haves You May Have Forgotten

Creating a wedding registry is the grown-up version of the childhood joy that came with making wishlists from the toy catalog. You get to ask for whatever you want!  If you already live together or are both coming into the marriage with double sets of everything, it can be easy to feel like you don’t need a registry or shouldn’t ask guests for much. But that’s not true.

Think you’ve got it all? Think again. Whether you’ve already created your wedding registry or are just getting started, you’ll want to make sure these fun, must-have items are on your list.



Your registry is for more than just the standard kitchen appliances, sheets and towels. It’s also about getting the items you can have fun with or that you wouldn’t normally (or couldn’t afford) to buy for yourself. And what’s more fun than getting the newest electronic gadgets that also have practical daily uses?


Echo Show

This all in one speaker system allows you to play music, watch your favorite show, link to other smart devices, video chat family, ask Alexa anything you want and much more. With it’s digital photo frame capability you’ll be happy you have one after the wedding to display your favorite photos from the big day.


GoPro — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video

Capture your important memories on video. A GoPro camera has countless uses, whether you’re wearing it on your honeymoon to take in the sites, filming your child’s first step or strapping it to your pet for a “day in the life” video.


You can’t forget the kitchenwares though! Even if you already feel like you have everything you need, this is the time to upgrade the out-of-date gadgets you do have.


Chop veggies, juice, make dough, blend frozen drinks for a crowd or whip up a person smoothie, and more with the help of the Ninja Mega Kitchen System that will become your best friend for making cooking tasks quick and easy.

Libbey 18-piece Bar Glass Set

Perfect for the couple who loves to entertain, a bar in a box cocktail set is a great way to kick off  your own at-home bar with glasses for a variety of drinks and recipes for creating classic cocktails.  Perfect for the budding mixologist or the casual after work drinker.


The beauty of modern technology is that it’s resulted in some great products that can increase the safety of our homes. Add these must-haves to your registry to keep you and your loved ones safe and secure.


See who shows up at your door, whether or not you’re home with a video doorbell.  Never worry about opening the door for unwanted guests or stolen porch packages again!



Keeping you and your loved ones safe is a top priority. Rest easy with a dual smoke and carbon monoxide alarm. But wait, there’s more. This one also doubles as a speaker system so you can play music through the room as well!
wedding registry nest smoke and carbon dioxide alarm


Enhance the beauty of your home with a few fixtures that will spruce up your style and give your place a fresh, newlywed update.


Great for keeping all your alcohol and glasses organized and on beautiful display. A bar cart is the deluxe home accessory you need whether you want a glass of wine with dinner or to serve your friends with an at-home party.

Money can get tight around the holiday season so if you find yourself in need of a tree come Christmas, you might be more willing to cut corners on a tree to save money for gifts. Buying an artificial tree in the off-season will leave you prepared for the Christmas season. Be sure to add it to your registry, even if Christmas seems like light years away. And when the season’s over, don’t be left wishing you’d registered for a Christmas tree storage bag to pack it away.


The Outdoors

Whether you love the great outdoors or are mostly an indoor dweller, there are a few outdoor must-haves that will make you want to spend more time outside.

What tastes better than a steak or fresh veggies grilled outdoors? Whether you’re cooking a meal for the family or grilling up a picnic spread for guests, a gas grill is the registry gift you’ll use over and over again.

Fire Pit Set

Invite friends over for a night out or cuddle up with just your spouse for an at-home date night under the stars with the warm of an outdoor fireplace.


Life Hacks

Every day expenses can add up quick, especially if you’ve just spent a pretty penny on a wedding. Help alleviate the stress on your wallet by registering for services you already use so your cash can be used in other ways.

Yes, you really can register for Amazon Prime! That life saving service that makes shipping fast and free on all Prime products and includes movie streaming, unlimited photo storage, free e-books and so much more. All these services you love and may already use can be yours for free thanks to your wedding guests!


Whether you love to hit the town for dinner and a movie or stay home curled up with your favorite streaming service, let your wedding guests fund future date nights or honeymoon activities by registering for your favorite gift cards.


Haven’t created a wedding registry yet? Get started with an Amazon Wedding Registry (it’s free) and you can add anything and everything you’ve ever wanted from, making it easy for your guests to shop. Even better, it comes with these nine added bonuses!


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