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  • In the past, wedding-gift lists tended to be "cookie-cutter affairs" with young brides asking for "big-ticket items that would be used once a year, if ever," Ms. Coontz says—china, linens and glassware.

    The Gifts on Every Wedding List

  • I know this person means well, but she's wrong in trying to manipulate how her friend spends her wedding-gift money.

    To cope with a lower income, short-term savings take priority

  • If the household expenses can be managed on one salary, then using the wedding-gift money to get rid of the debt would help with the couple's monthly budget and take some stress off them.

    To cope with a lower income, short-term savings take priority

  • Their account for a future house, started with wedding-gift checks, has grown to about $20,000 from $14,000 when they got married thanks, in part, to the couple having stashed away nearly all of Ms. Connelly's wages.

    The Game Plan

  • In a perfect world, this would be available in work-party, family-birthday and wedding-gift levels.

    Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide

  • She claimed to be overseeing the work of Robert Lutyens, both at Middleton and at the pretty old house in Farm Street that Grandy had just bestowed upon her as a wedding-gift.

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • As he left office he took heat for wedding-gift registries at two stores.

    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee joins race for White House

  • In lieu of Mr. Darcy (and the ladyship of Pemberley, which I believe I would have handled quite well), at least I have this: a stale, old wedding-gift Tranquility candle.

    Cheap Thrills

  • Mrs. Loomis, came up to spend the last evening in Stormfield, a happy evening full of quiet talk, and next morning, in the old closed carriage that had been his wedding-gift, he was driven to the railway station.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • Enclosed, however, were ten pounds for the purchase of a wedding-gift; and the pleasure Polly felt at being able to announce

    Australia Felix

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