Although June has traditionally been known as the primary month for weddings, August through December see plenty of nuptials, also. September and October are considered second only to June in popularity, while August ranks high because brides find plenty of specials and discounts.


Wedding Present


Gift registries have made shopping for wedding gifts a little easier, but sometimes you want to give something a little different. Maybe a present with a touch of your personality, or even a unique household item they hadn’t thought about putting on their registry.

We’ve shopped around and found 10 gifts for the home you’re going to love giving.

1. Lodge 11” Enameled Cast Iron Skillet

Used for braising or sautéing, the Lodge 11” Enameled Cast Iron Skillet can be put in an oven under 500 degrees and or in the refrigerator. Works on all cooking surfaces.

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet

2. Zojirushi Electric Rice Cooker

The Zojirushi Electric Rice Cooker uses technology that allows the cooker to adjust the time and temperature automatically for perfect rice every time. Can also be used to steam meats, vegetables and even bake moist cakes.

Zojirushi Rice Cooker

3. Shun Classic Offset Bread Knife

The scalloped blade on the Shun Classic Offset Bread Knife easily cuts through bread, including hard crusts. The offset handle gives you leverage when cutting.

Shun Bread Knife

4. Wusthof Classic Studio Knife Block Set

The Wusthof Classic Studio Knife Block Set includes a wooden block that contains three knives and a pair of kitchen shears. Handcrafted in Germany of high carbon, stain-resistant stainless steel.


Wusthof Knife Set



5. Wind & Weather Personalized Door Mat

The Wind & Weather Personalized Door Mat has a natural cocoa bristle mat that lets guests wipe dirt off their feet before entering the new couple’s home. The small mat accommodates eight letters of a last name, while the large mat accepts nine letters.


Personalized Door Mat


6. Faribault Woolen Mill Co. Wool Blanket

The Faribault Woolen Mill Co. Pure & Simple Wool Blankets are 100% virgin wool, but still washable and dryable. This warm covering comes in a variety of vivid colors and can be used as an extra layer on the bed during cooler weather.


Pure and Simple Wool Blanket



7. Bamboo Collection Cloud 6 Piece Towel Set

The Bamboo Collection Cloud 6 Piece Towel Set are very absorbent Turkish towels made of 40% rayon and 60% combed Egyptian cotton. Comes in 12 colors.

Bamboo Towel Set

8. Old Dutch Hammered Water Pitcher

Design goes well with any modern kitchen and the Old Dutch Hammered Water Pitcher can also double as a flower vase. Care only requires washing with warm, soapy water between uses. $32.58

Hammered Water Pitcher

9. Agate Coasters

Handcrafted by artist Anna Rabinowicz, this set of four coasters brings bright splashes of color to any table. Each one measures 4 inches in diameter.


Agate Coasters

10. Brookstone Towel Warmer

Give the newlyweds the luxury of wrapping themselves in a warm towel after a shower with the Brookstone Towel Warmer. The warmer also accommodates robes, blankets, mittens, gloves and hat.


Brookstone Towel Warmer



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