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Winter Wedding Gifts That Won’t Break The Bank

The engagement period is over an you are finally attending a wedding this winter? You’re probably looking for a wedding gift. Many people get anxious about finding the “perfect” wedding gift – and some go overboard spending way more than they can afford. In today’s economy, that can be a big mistake. Fortunately there are some great wedding gifts that don’t break the bank. Let’s talk about some of the bride and groom’s favorites that won’t be returned or wind up in the back of a closet after the honeymoon.

Personalized Photo Album. This is a perfect gift for them. Most couples spend thousands of dollars getting the best professional photographs they’ll ever have taken in their lives at their weddings. What better way to enjoy them than in a special photo album. But that’s not all they will use a photo album for. Remember they are often taking a special honeymoon to an exotic destination, a place where they will take many photographs. They could use this photo album for wedding photos only, or for the honeymoon. Or get them two photo albums – one for each!

Gift Certificate/Card to a Restaurant. This a perfect gift to get a newlywed couple. Many newlyweds discover that they don’t have time to go out on “dates” as much. Your gift certificate to a restaurant is an easy way to enjoy an evening out without the added expense to the family budget. Pick a restaurant that is near their home so they don’t have to think or plan extra hard about going out. You may be surprised, but this is often one of the bride and groom’s most favorite gifts.

Cookbooks. A cookbook would be an ideal gift for a newlywed. Also, so is a subscription to a cooking magazine. Even if the bride or groom have been living on their own for some time, getting married means adjusting your cooking styles. A cookbook offers some ideas and suggestions to make new meals together and find great family favorite meals. You could be starting a tradition of family meals by giving this cookbook!

Genealogical Research. This is a fun gift to give a newly wed couple. There are online services with professional genealogists who can help. Many brides and grooms are curious to learn more not only about the family they’ve married into, but about their own birth families after they have married. Learning genealogy is a cialis without prescription wonderful gift. Especially if they are planning a family, or already have children. This is something they will treasure, almost as much as the diamond ring,  as they learn about new and old family relatives.

Gas Card. While this doesn’t sound like a very exciting gift, most bride and grooms would be thrilled to see a gas card as a gift. Gas is a common expense, and weddings are expensive. The gas card could mean a family getaway when it would have been impossible without one. Most major gas stations offer gas cards.

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