How to Nail Your Next Wedding Gift

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You've hired a suit, spent up big on a new formal-length gown, and paid for some pricey accommodation in wine country (during peak season, of course). You are, in essence, the perfect wedding invitee - but there's another little tradition that can trip up even the best of guests: the wedding gift. They say it's the thought that counts, but on their wedding day, the bride and groom are probably expecting a little more than: "it was on sale", "I bought it at the petrol station on the way in", or "Everybody needs four pairs of tongs, don't they?" There's a reason that Google produces 577,000,000 results for the search term 'bad wedding gifts', and they all seem to have a common thread: they were a waste of money, because they were something the happy couple couldn't (or wouldn't) u

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