(Closed) When to Register?

posted 7 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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1498 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

If you are having any showers or parties, definately before invites go out for those (that’s what I read somewhere), but I would say once you send STD (if you send them), you should at least have a few things on your registry for those that like to buy early.  Otherwise, I don’t know the rule for the whole shebang being done.

I’m interested to hear what people say about this, we just got engaged, so I’d like to know what’s ‘normal’.

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

From my experience, no matter how early you do, eventually within a few months to the wedding, you’re going to have to do a do-over. I did ours around 6 months out, and then had to do it all completely over 2 weeks before the shower, mostly because everything that I had picked ended up being discontinued, no longer available, or out of season!

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I’m 100 days away from the wedding and I noticed that someone already brought us somethings. I would try to register about 6 months in advance. We registered at around 8 months before the wedding because we were in an LDR at the time and we had to do things when we could (we wanted to go together).

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@Birdie Love: were date twins!

im glad you asked this because i too was wondering.

now i shall scroll through

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