Johnny’s aunt is hosting a wedding shower for me in March; she emailed me yesterday with a few questions, one of which was “Where are y’all registered?”
This isn’t the first time I’ve been asked that question; in fact, I’ve been asked so many time that I finally created a small registry at Williams-Sonoma. It has about 5 things on it.
Before living together, Johnny and I were separate, functional individuals with complete sets of dishes, cookware, silverware, sheets, and towels. (True story, we have two identical Dutch ovens.) In the five years we’ve cohabitated, we have accumulated even more dishes, cookware, silverware, sheets, and towels. We have a food processor (we have two, in fact: a mini and a full size). We have a stand mixer. We have a blender. We have a slow cooker. We have a great cutting board and knife set.
The only things we could really use are an immersion blender and a cast iron skillet.
I understand that people want to wish us well by purchasing a gift. I think that’s nice, and I appreciate their generosity; however, I do not want to register for things I don’t need or want. I also don’t want to end up with 8,000 picture frames (I’ve already received four as engagement gifts…one has a picture of the horse in it already) because no one knew what to get us.
What do I do, y’all?