11 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts You Can Get on Sale at Macy's Right Now
Know someone tying the knot soon? There's still time to get a great gift and get a deal on it.
His arm around her waist. Her head on his shoulder. Their soft smiles for the camera. Those save-the-date cards are so cute until the last few weeks before the wedding when you suddenly remember that you still need to get the happy couple a gift. At which point, everything has inevitably been claimed from their registry — and then it feels like those sweet faces on your fridge aren't smiling so much as staring and silently judging.
Okay, maybe that's a little dramatic, but still. I've definitely been there. And because I've been there, I'm going to let you in on a secret: Macy's is having their Big Home Sale now through February 23 with marked down kitchen gadgets, small appliances, linens and countless other items that would make wonderful wedding presents. So not only can you find your couple the perfect gift for their upcoming nuptials, but you can also save a little money on it. And because I know you've been so busy booking your hotel and deciding what to wear, I went ahead and rounded up some of my favorites, so you have one less thing to worry about.
Did they even get married if they didn't receive the quintessential newlywed gift of a brand new blender? Better not take any chances. Solidify the sweethearts' future with this sleek, Ninja BL660, which is capable of crushing ice and transforming all fruits and vegetables into delectable smoothies. Normally, this gift would set you back $150, but you can snag it right now for just $99.99.
It's hard to disagree with Martha. When in doubt, treat the lovebirds to Martha Stewart-approved baking tools for their newlywed kitchen; you can choose one or two items off the list, like copper measuring cups and the conversion chart, or splurge and surprise them with all of the mixing bowls and whisks their hearts could ever desire. Since you're getting an extra 20 percent off, everything's affordable.
Hear me out. The secret to a long and prosperous marriage is a set of Pyrex; they'll never go to bed hungry (or hangry) with so many large containers of leftovers in their fridge. For $30, you can gift them 11 sturdy glass containers of all shapes and sizes that they can use to prep lunches and make dinners last longer.
Every food-loving couple could use a quality frying pan set from All-Clad. You can even tell them I said so. For $60, this nonstick pair is a total steal and will allow the aspiring cooks to easily fry, sear and saute all of their future dinners-for-two.
What's one of those gifts they never knew they needed? A luxurious set of sheets that they didn't have to spend a small fortune on after paying for the wedding. Spoil the spouses-to-be with any of these linens by Ralph Lauren; all of them have a silky smooth texture and a 475 cotton thread-count that feels like it's straight out of a 5-star hotel.
And finally, if you really want to secure your place as their favorite family member or friend, gift them the ultimate wedding present: A KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer. Capable of mixing ingredients, kneading dough and so much more, this mighty appliance will be a major staple in their household.
Perfect for the couple with a penchant for all things glitzy and glamorous, this Art Deco entertaining set will make them feel like they're partying in the 1920s. You can shop the full set or just go with the gold-accented serving tray and set of Old Fashioned glasses. Either way, they'll definitely think fondly of you at their next soiree.
If they live somewhere that gets particularly chilly in the winter, encourage them to cuddle up under this electric blanket. Just choose from four different colors to find the one that best suits their style, and then let them know it automatically shuts off after 10 hours — so, you know, they can nod off on the couch without worrying about burning the house down.
You would not believe how many couples register for handheld steamers these days. If yours left this must-have off their list, go rogue and snag this one for them. They'll thank you for it later, I promise. With an impressive 1500 watts of power, two different heat settings and a lint and delicates brush, this nifty device will remove creases and keep the stylish couple looking sharp.
If I had to guess, your favorite frequent flyers would love new suitcases. And lucky for them and you, these babies by Kenneth Cole are on sale big time right now. Spoil them with the three-piece set; each case has a telescoping handle, spinner wheels and a hard shell to protect their valuables on trips.