Even if you're mentally prepared to sift through china patterns, registering for everything you'll need for the rest of your life—the fun stuff and the essentials—can be overwhelming. With all of that pressure, you're bound to forget a towel or two.
To make sure you cover all of your bases, we consulted Kristy Welker, a Target spokesperson and an authority on wedding registries. Whether it's a digital camera to record your memories or something as simple as a gift card, she knows exactly what you'll need. Here are the top ten things you and your future hubby shouldn't overlook.
Love being outdoors? Register for a tent for a camping adventure or for bikes to hit the trails.
Are you both movie lovers? Register for DVDs so you'll have a collection of your favorites on hand for nights spent at home.
Stansport 2-person camp set, $177, Target.
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Going on a tropical honeymoon? Register for some fun beach towels to take on your unforgettable vacation.
Tweed extra large beach towel in coral, $13, Target.
You'll be creating lots of memories in the years ahead. Why not ask for a new digital camera or camcorder to record all of the great moments?"
You'll want beautiful frames to display your fabulous wedding and honeymoon photos. Don't forget to add a few of your favorites to your registry.
Nate Berkus for Target picture frames in bone, $15, Target.
(Photo courtesy of Target)Gift Cards
A gift card will come in handy when unexpected things pop up. It'll be nice to have some extra cash available for future purchases at your favorite store.
Champagne glasses gift card, available in $5 to $1,000, Target.
If you have a backyard or a patio, a grill is great thing to add to your registry. If grilling outdoors isn't an option, an indoor grill can be almost as much fun.
Weber 22.5" One Touch Gold Grill, $159, Target.
Whether for the honeymoon or for vacations in years to come, a nice set of matching luggage will make any couple feel like they belong together.
Rockland 2-piece spinner carry-on luggage set, $95, Target.
Towels typically are included on registry lists, but make sure to register for a few extra sets so you'll have enough on hand to replace those that get a lot of use—and for unexpected guests.
Threshold textured towels, $7.99, Target.
Couples frequently leave this essential item off their lists, but it's the perfect opportunity to snag something super practical."
Dyson DC33 Multi Floor Upright Vacuum Cleaner, $400, Target.
Wine glasses and drinking glasses appear on most registry lists, but accessories like pitchers, cocktail shakers and decanters are often overlooked.
Threshold 5-piece barware and cocktail tool boxed set, $20, Target.