June 14, 2013

What's New in Wedding Gifts?

  In an article "Don't Tell Emily Post: Guests Are Paying For Weddings Now;"  Laura Ortberg Turner writes:  Strapped-for-cash couple can now setup online registries to solicit donations to pay for their wedding, in lieu of traditional gifts. It's not a mainstream thing for weddings (yet?), but it's happening. A friend pointed me to an example, where the bride and groom ask guests to "contribute to our wedding fund," which goes toward catering, the DJ, and all the other big-ticket items for the ceremony and reception.   read article