(Closed) I want a lot of gifts!!!

posted 12 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 32
5323 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

LOL! ME TOO!!!! I love getting presents!!! Come on, who doesn’t?! I spend a lot of time trying to make everyone else happy and trying to be very thoughtful, I’m really excited for the favour to be returned ๐Ÿ˜‰

Post # 33
1449 posts
Bumble bee

I was totally excited for the gifts.  Obviously thats not why we got married, but it was a nice “bonus” to get so many great gifts from our family and friends!  Stuff we wouldnt have been able to get otherwise, like our nice pots and pans, all our dishes and appliances, etc.

Post # 34
2208 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Yeah, I would never tell anyone I want gifts.  I always say, ‘you don’t have to.’ But yup, deep down inside, I want gifts!

What do you all do when someone insists to give you money.  Not Wedding Related.  Like when you pay for food, or transportation or anything else.  I do tell them ‘no, and not worry about it.’ But if they keep insisting, do I eventually take it. Is that bad?


Post # 35
958 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Who doesn’t like presents?  Registering was a ton of fun and getting new stuff is a great bonus indeed.  It’s not about the gifts, but I’m still excited about them too.

I also really want my mixer.  And my Le Creuset. Laughing

Post # 36
767 posts
Busy bee

Me too!

yrret, I think it depends.  For one thing I think making it into a scene is bad manners so there comes a time when it’s more polite to give in than to keep standing your ground.  For another it depends a bit on the other person’s finances and how much we’re talking about – if it’s five bucks – there’s no good reason not to take it if they insist, why make it a big deal?  If the other person can afford it – why not respect their wishes?  But if the other person is having a hard time I’d really really insist.

Post # 37
4194 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I”m excited about gifts but more so about cash since we are desparately trying to save for a down payment. WE wouldn’t go blow it all on dumb stuff like clothes and eating out, we would put it in the bank in our ‘down payment fund’. So I get ya!

Post # 38
259 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

This is such a funny awesome post!  I’m really excited about presents… especially off our honeymoon registry, but am also REALLY nervous about opening them in front of people.  I LOVE giving gifts, and really like getting them, but get more enjoyment out of watching ppl open them.  The thought of my hsower, with 60 guests, and everyone sitting there watching me open presents makes my stomach turn.  I’m not a big showy person… but want the gifts too lol

Post # 39
1799 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

*laugh* So true!!! ME TOO. ALTHOUGH…i got almost HALF my registry at the shower!! now i have to go update it more…but im at a loss as i dont want to add stuff just cause! ๐Ÿ™‚ Its sooo much fun though.

Post # 40
1278 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I’m with kpugsley and TrebleClef–we legit NEED almost everything going onto our wedding registry!  As poor college students for the past five and the next eight years, we have NOTHING a home needs and will not have any money to buy this stuff in the near future!  I hope we have some generous guests. ๐Ÿ˜€

Post # 41
157 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I am really excited too!!! I personally love to give gifts. I love wrapping paper and bows! My family has a way of makig me feel so special, from the cards they write to there beautifully wrapped packages! They are so excited for me which makes me even more excited!

Post # 42
109 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

me too me too. we just registered yesterday (FI is getting stationed in a different state [hes in the air force]) so we wanted to register before he leaves, and i’m already excited about gifts ๐Ÿ™‚

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