Is this lame?

posted 3 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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4760 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@kimmo416:  if it’s any conselation, I love my pyrex bowls.

I think you’re being generous.  She shouldn’t expect you to give her a gift at both showers.

Post # 4
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4513 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I think its perfectly fine!! Its something she registered for so its something she wants/needs. I’m sure she knows that attending two showers requires you to spend more than you normally would. I wouldn’t be worried.

I am always the person at baby showers that gives car seat bases, crib liners, etc when everyone else is giving cute clothing. Someone has to get the practical stuff!

Post # 6
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1626 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Dude, I love pyrex! I’d be thrilled to get the ones on my registry. 😀 One of my friends got me a meat tenderizer hammer thing and a lemon zester. Totally awesome. I think you’re being way generous. I’m in college right now and FI foots our bills too, so I totally know how money can be. With our wedding, we set a limit of $60 per attendant, which, on here, is totally looked down upon, but we just can’t go crazy and spend $800 on everyone lol!

Also, I got towels and a skillet for my bridal shower. It was awesome. XD Stuff that you can get and think of who gave it to you every time you use it totally rules. 😀

Post # 7
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1007 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@kimmo416:  It’s absolutely not lame at all! I loved my pyrex kitchenware (pre-divorce), and have some on my current registry, just in case. I think it’s a great gift, especially if it was from the registry. 🙂

Post # 8
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3633 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I think it’s acceptable to split the amount. Honestly, I think most people do; they just don’t necessarily say it aloud. I think it’s a great gift and it’s nice that it’s still something she registered for.

Post # 9
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11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’m amazed you’re getting her a gift for both showers! I definitely didn’t expect or want gifts from anyone in the bridal party. They were doing so much for us already!

Post # 11
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332 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Sea Ranch Lodge

If she judges you by what you can/ can’t afford, she’s not a good friend. Don’t feel crappy!

I’m sure what’s most important to her is that you’re there to support her in this special time. Rock that Pyrex!!!

 

Post # 12
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2831 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

pyrex is fantastic. most of mine is in boxes, as we aren’t using it. but i think it’s a great gift. cause you’re right- you need all the practical stuff too!

Post # 13
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1836 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

i am obsessed with my pyrex bowls. i got the same set for my mom for her birthday- and now she, my dad and my brother are obsessed with them as well.

they are the tits. you are not lame!

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