(Closed) Need help buying a wedding gift, going to first ever wedding!

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
331 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@Mrs.SleepyKitty:  My go to gift for weddings for my friends (all in the 22-26 range) is a pretty card with cash or a check.  I know some people are uncomfortable with it, but if your friends don’t have a registry, they’re probably trying to tell everyone (without being completely rude and outright saying it) that money is what they really want.

Post # 4
550 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

A gift card or cash is always useful.

Post # 5
5423 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

I agree that if they dont have a registry, they are probably implying they want cash/check, especially if they are unemployed.  I personally hate giving cash.  I find it extremely impersonal.  However, they are kind of laying it out there and if thats their desire, so be it.

Post # 6
1736 posts
Bumble bee

@MASPA:  Ditto to this.

If they have been together for that long, have two kids and keep house – they are hoping for a gift card or cash.

Post # 7
50 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Considering they’re both unemployed, a check might be exactly the thing they need.

Post # 8
3081 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Money! Unless you are against it. 

Post # 9
1813 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

A netflix subscribtion?

Post # 10
3375 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Seems like they want cash! Please don’t give them gifts that they haven’t asked for. And if you do give them a gift, include a gift receipt.

Post # 11
2239 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I would give them cash if they don’t have a registry.

Post # 12
3720 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Cash or a gift card to target or Macys.

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