Wedding Registry: When Do You Register for a Wedding?
Do you have to register specifically for the wedding shower, or do you just register once for everything?
The reason you always hear that you should register early -- as in seven to nine months before the wedding, even though invites only go out two months before -- is to ensure that shower guests as well as wedding guests will have access to your registry. So yes, you do just register once for everything. If you forget something later, don't worry about it -- you can always add items after you've made your initial list.