(Closed) Stick to the registry

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
4193 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

Is there anything artistic that she could make for you? Something unique for the house? A picture frame, a decorative bowl or mirror? Cool, funky coasters, decorative pillows?


Post # 4
1271 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

You say “no, we aren’t the hola hoop lesson type.” 

Post # 5
443 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I don’t know how to nicely say “please stick to the registry,” but if she asks before doing something I think it’s ok to say (as you did with the jewelry) that hula hoop lessons aren’t really your style. If she buys something of that type without asking, all you can do is thank her – she sounds like a sweet person who means well.

Post # 6
1243 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Personally, I think that if she asks you what you would like it’s perfectly fine to say “we’re really hoping to receive some of the items that we have on our registry”.  If she follows up with “no…what do you really want?” (which has got to be one of the most annoying things about the entire wedding process), I would tell her the truth.

If she specifically asks about hula hoop lessons, I would just say that you guys aren’t into that.  If she’s asking, it’s because she’s unsure how to proceed.  I’d be honest, but kind.

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