By Jamie Miles for TheKnot.com
A KitchenAid, new dinnerware and a fresh set of sheets generally top one's wedding registry. But those are just the things people need. What about the things people just genuinely want like a big screen TV or a surfboard? We did a call out on Facebook to see what crazy items people were registering for and picked some of our favorites. Check 'em out and tell us below what wacky items you've requested!
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1. A Car
Yes, it IS possible to register for a car believe it or not. Friends and family can sponsor specific car parts so you get the car of your dreams. One Facebook fan said they asked for an Aston Marton! (Now that's a stretch!)
2. Nerf Guns
Multiple people told us they asked for "his and hers Nerf guns…" "The big ones!"
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3. A Honeymoon
There are a few sites that allow you to register for a honeymoon fund to get you plane tickets and hotel accommodations for your dream destination. This is for the
- TheKnot.com | At Home – Wed, Mar 13, 2013 5:36 PM EDT
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- Babble.com | At Home – Wed, Mar 13, 2013 2:56 PM EDT
I always thought mason jars could be used only for pickling and preserving, but I recently saw them at a local craft store and I had an epiphany. I began browsing the Web for ideas on things to make with this cool item, and it was true: From organizers to decor, the number of things you can make from this cool item seems infinite. If you've got just one in your home, you'll love the roundup I've got in store. Click through for 7 clever ways to use mason jars in your home! - By Amy Anderson
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Spring always launches me into a flurry of cleaning, organizing, gardening, and planning a few choice DIY projects for spring and summer. Top of my list this season is a DIY bed or nook for my toddler to snuggle up in. I could switch out the crib and toddler bed in my kids' shared room with a set of toddler bunk beds, or make a cosy corner reading nook / extra bed in the playroom for naps and toddler-friendly sleepovers. Pinterest, which is the new Mommy Wars battleground, has given me a host of ideas - maybe too many! I've gathered together my favorites - from the wacky, to the amazing, to the really easy. Click through for 7 doable DIY beds for your toddler. -By Selena Mae
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At Cheapism we always try to pass along great money-saving tips, but we also know that some offers aren't worth taking. As the old saying goes, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. All this week more than 60 federal, state, and local government agencies and consumer groups have been observing National Consumer Protection Week, with the goal of giving consumers advice on how to make smart buying decisions and warning them of potentially fraudulent practices. The NCPW website links to hundreds of resources provided by the participating organizations. Topics range from online privacy and scams to debt and money management. Here are 7 useful sources of consumer advice you can find there.Now is the time to get your finances back on track.
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- Astrology.com Home and Garden Horoscopes | At Home – Wed, Mar 13, 2013 11:54 AM EDT
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
A creative pizza with yam, goat cheese and garlic sounds tantalizing, but check your oven for remnants of your last thin-crust masterpiece before you slide this one on the rack. Both your oven and your mood are ignitable- take pains to make it positive.
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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
It's like when you were on family road trips and kept asking 'are we there yet?' Can you remember when you first learned 'the watched pot never boils' and realized it was true? You're feeling horribly impatient and want the lease to be signed already or the big dinner party to be tomorrow. Enjoy the present.
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Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
You're earning your reputation today for being a fast and smooth talker.
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There's just something about dryer sheets: the smell, the way they make my clothes soft, and also, as I recently discovered, their versatility in the home. Indeed, dryer sheets can help freshen up the scent of your living space, absorb stains, and even remove cobwebs. Needless to say, I'm a big fan of their multi-functionality. I've compiled a roundup of these awesome household items' wonders to expose how you, too, can take advantage of them. Click through for 7 genius ways to clean your home with a dryer sheet! - By Amy Anderson
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