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What's On Your Registry?

Bedding ... flatware ... home decor ... luggage ... these are all common items on engaged couple's wedding registry lists. And while it can be fun as well as practical to hand-pick many of the items you'll receive for your wedding, always remember to make it count. Be sure to include one-of-a-kind items, defining pieces that could potentially stay with you until your 50th anniversary, keepsakes to pass down through the generations ... starting with you.

Here are a few of the "hottest" wedding registry picks to consider:

Artisan Stand Mixer

One of the most popular kitchen appliances on the market and also, the prettiest! The Artisan stand mixer is a must for bakers. It boosts 10-speeds and a 5-qt. stainless steel work bowl. A wonderful tool to display on your counter top. Available at Bloomingdales.

Ralph Lauren "Odeon" Bedding

Ralph Lauren's brand has been built and maintained on tradition .... and the antiqued 1930s wallpaper pattern that inspires this collection is timeless. "Odeon" also includes 450 thread-count sateen sheets and the duvet features braided rope edging woven with glistening metallic silver threads. Surprising Note: It's machine washable! Who woulda thunk it?



Apple TV

Download, sync, watch. Is there anything Apple hasn't thought of? Nope! Now there's always something good on TV. Move your movies, shows, photos and more from your iTunes library to your TV. Plus, using the Apple remote makes navigating through the files very easy.





Tiffany Palladium Fine China

Fine bone china is a wise choice when selecting formal dinnerware. This particular collection is also quite extensive, allowing you to add pieces as the years go by with ease. Being both classic and modern, the Palladium set is also versatile ... perfect for both formal and casual occasions. Pieces alternate between hand-painted platinum and hand-painted gold rims. Exquisitely classy by Tiffany & Co.



All-Clad Cookware
One of my absolute favorites ... arguably among the very best cooking tools available today. The All-Clad Stainless Steel 15-Piece Cookware Set is a great beginner's set, perfect for those who love to cook and/or entertain. Safe to use on any cook top and even dishwasher safe. Sure, you can buy a set of pots and pans for a much lower price-tag, but don't forget, you get what you pay for.


Swarovski Crystalline Toasting Flutes
Extremely popular for many years, this set of flutes is still so beautiful. My hubby and I made our first toast as husband and wife with these and every time I take them out, I marvel at how gorgeous they are. Designed by Steven Weinberg for Swarovski, each clear crystal-filled stem has a faceted crystal base and is a perfect gift for any bride and groom.

Personalizable Family History
RedEnvelope is famous for personalization and sentimentality. This personal archive could quickly become a family treasure, where you can record events, document memorable dates, highlight lasting achievements, preserve family traditions and pass genealogical information on to future generations.

Charities

Share the generosity of your loved ones with others in need by donating to charity Here are 3 charity registries to consider:
Changing the Present
I Do Foundation
Just Give

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