7 Things You Absolutely Have to Register For

These items are non-negotiable, according to the experts at Bed Bath & Beyond.
by Sophie Ross

If you’re not excited about your registry, you’re not doing it right. After all, you get to hand-select your own appliances, décor and accessories for your newlywed nest—what could be better? 

But if you’re having trouble narrowing down the options, it might be helpful to see what other couples are registering for (and loving). And according to the registry experts at Bed Bath & Beyond, these are the most popular and beloved items among newlywed couples—aka, you pretty much have to register for them.

(By the way, if you create a registry on The Knot right here, your first registry gift could be on us during the month of March! Read on for more details.)

  1. 1. A Roomba

    iRobot Roomba 690 Wi-Fi connected vacuuming robot

    A vacuum that does everything on its own has its perks—you’ll get to spend less time cleaning and more time together as a newly married couple. Say no more.

    iRobot Roomba 690 Wi-Fi connected vacuuming robot, $298, BedBathandBeyond.com

  2. 2. A Knife Set

    Calphalon contemporary self-sharpening 18-piece cutlery set

    This one has built-in ceramic sharpeners that’ll hone your knives every time you pull them from the block.

    Calphalon contemporary self-sharpening 18-piece cutlery set, $260, BedBathandBeyond.com

  3. 3. A Multifaceted Cookware Set

    Calphalon classic nonstick 14-piece cookware set

    Whether your style is classic or contemporary, a great cooking set will make cooking together more fun (and these nonstick options will make cleaning less stressful).

    Calphalon classic nonstick 14-piece cookware set, $300, BedBathandBeyond.com

  4. 4. A Stand Mixer

    KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer

    Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without a stand mixer—it’s a coveted classic for a reason. This high-performance, multipurpose mixer is perfect (and it comes in a wide range of gorgeous colors).

    KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer, $380, BedBathandBeyond.com

  5. 5. A High-Tech Blender

    Ninja Kitchen System With Auto-IQ boost

    Whether you want a nutrient-rich smoothie or frozen alcoholic beverage, no registry is complete without a high-tech blender.

    Ninja Kitchen System With Auto-IQ boost, $190, BedBathandBeyond.com

  6. 6. A Reliable Vacuum

    Dyson Ball Animal 2 upright vacuum

    A clean home is a happy home—and this sleek vacuum can tackle pet hair, dirt, allergens and more with ease.

    Dyson Ball Animal 2 upright vacuum, $399, BedBathandBeyond.com

  7. 7. A Food Storage Container Set

    OXO Good Grips 10-piece food storage pop container set

    Tidiness isn’t just a fad (thank you, Marie Kondo)—it’s a way of life. Plus, this neat, stackable container set will keep everything (from flour to coffee beans) fresh at all times.

    OXO Good Grips 10-piece food storage pop container set, $100, BedBathandBeyond.com

  8. Haven't started your registry yet? Now's the perfect time—your first gift could be officially on us. Yep, that's right—during the month of March, all you have to do is create a registry on The Knot with one of our retailers (like Bed Bath and Beyond) and add at least one product valued at $100 or less. Come April, keep an eye on your email to see if you've won!

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