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The old adage says that the first year of marriage is the hardest. Whether you subscribe to that belief or not, quality time together is critical to starting off 'till death do us part' on the right foot. Optimize your gift registry with things you both enjoy, and watch the opportunities for planned and impromptu date nights multiply.
A Monthly Contribution Toward Your Favorite Activity
Did you two fall in love at a concert? Or maybe you love tasting the newest beers at your favorite brewery? Let your guests contribute to your quality time together and your love will grow stronger than ever.
Date Night, $200, blueprintregistry.com.
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An Upgrade to Your Sound System
Whether you're hosting epic dance parties with all your friends, or simply enjoying Pachelbel over coffee with your betrothed, a quality speaker system can make all the difference.
West Elm, $400, blueprintregistry.com.
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Unusual Cooking Gadgets
Put the fun back in weeknight dinners and remix your meals. Why not try a pasta maker or vegetable spiralizer? You might just awaken your inner Michelin-starred chefs.
Williams-Sonoma, $50, blueprintregistry.com.