This couple's solution for not wanting any wedding gifts is legit genius


Okay, can we be real for a second? As awesome as hand-picking all of your wedding gifts sounds (Furniture and decor that actually all goes together? Yes, please!), all that scanning and planning can get old fast. Really fast. You have to make the list and check it twice (three times, four times...) to ensure that it's easy for your gracious guests to navigate and that you won't accidentally end up with three stand mixers and six pairs of salt and pepper shakers. Now what bride-to-be really wants that on her already endless wedding to-do list? So what's a girl to do? Well, in the event that you truly don't want any wedding gifts, this couple has come up with the perfect solution.

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Whether it's because you don't have the time to craft a proper wedding registry, you're throwing a destination wedding and want to lessen the financial burden on your guests, or you and your hubs are just fortunate enough to not need a thing, there are a number of reasons why brides and grooms would decide to forgo all of the gifts and goodies. For one Reddit user, it was because she and her fiancé are knowingly more financially affluent than the majority of their friends and family.

Do you remember which famous faces tied the knot last year?

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Swimmer Michael Phelps secretly tied the knot in July with Nicole Johnson before the Rio Olympics. Phelps managed to keep their wedding a secret for five months!

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Singer Ciara secretly tied the knot with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in July.

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Mark Ballas and his ladylove BC Jean exchanged "I do's" in a gorgeous Malibu ceremony. The "Dancing With the Stars" pro looked handsome in a navy suit while his bride looked lovely in an embroidered gown.

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"Teen Mom" star Maci Bookout got hitched to Taylor McKinney. Of course, the whole ceremony was filmed for the whole world to see.

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"High School Musical" star Corbin Bleau got hitched to actress Sasha Clements in July. Bleau said marrying his love was "best moment of his life."

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Things may not have worked out for Nikki Ferrell on "The Bachelor," but she got a second chance at a happily ever after with her new husband Tyler VanLoo. They tied the knot in Kansas City, Missouri, in October.

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"Pitch Perfect" Anna Camp tied the knot with her hubby in a romantic California vineyard wedding in early September.

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Eva Longoria describe her Mexico nuptials to Jose Baston as the "happiest day" of her life. The cute couple got married in late May.

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"Empire" actress Kaitlin Doubleday wed DJ Lucien in a stunning rainy day ceremony in early May.

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Love was definitely in the air on the "Empire" set this year! Co-stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealey secretly got hitched in the Caribbean. 

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Shawn Johnson may have some gold medals under her belt, but her wedding ring definitely takes the cake! She and Andrew East said their "I do's" in a romantic, rustic wedding in April.

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So long Justin Bobby! Former "The Hills" star Audrina Patridge married her beau Cory Bohan in a secret Hawaiian wedding. 

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Dianna Agron wed Mumford & Sons musician Winston Marshall in late October -- and we're totally obsessed with her wedding dress. The "Glee" star opted to skip the traditional wedding gown and instead donned an off-the-runway creation by Valentino.

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Comedian Kevin Hart got married to Eniko Parrish in a fairytale wedding. They made it official in front of their closest friends and family in Santa Barbara in August.

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"Rich Kids of Beverly Hills" stars Morgan Stewart and Brendan Fitzpatrick said 'I do' in a gorgeous California ceremony in June.

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Another "Dancing With the Stars" wedding! Pro dancer Kym Johnson sealed the deal with Robert Herjavec in a dreamy ceremony in August. The blonde bombshell looked stunning in a strapless wedding gown!

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Lyndsy Fonseca and Noah Bean said "I do" in front of 160 guests in Connecticut. The "Nikkita" co-stars couldn't have looked more perfect on their special day, don't you agree?

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The stars of "Duck Dynasty" don't hold back when it comes to weddings! Reed Robertson married his high school sweetheart in a rustic-chic outdoor wedding. By the looks of this picture they look totally in love!

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Robbie Amell and Italia Ricci got married in a romantic downtown Los Angeles wedding in mid-October. The duo invited their closest friends, including victor Garber and Carlos and Alexa PenaVega. Victor Garberand Carlos and Alexa PenaVega

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Lovers in Paris! "The Real" host Adrienne Bailon wed gospel singer Israel Houghton in the City of Love. The couple looked totally loved up in a series of photos of their big day she shared in on Instagram.

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Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler got married to pro baseball player Cutter Dykstra after dating for almost three years! Sigler described their wedding as "laid back" -- and that's evident by the looks of this adorable photo of the two.

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"The Office" star Angela Kinsey tied the knot with her longtime lover Joshua Snyder. The actress turned heads in a stunning J. Crew dress, which was fitting for the intimate California ceremony. 

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Courtney Anne Mitchell and actor Corey Feldman tied the knot in an unexpected Las Vegas wedding just a couple weeks after announcing their engagement! He reportedly proposed with a hand-written note that asked: "Will you marry me?"

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"We are having a low-key wedding, keeping it small, and we really just don't want any gifts. At all," she wrote on the sharing site, asking the Reddit community if they had any alternative ideas to a typical gift or honeymoon registry. "We don't need anything. We have everything we could possibly want, we can afford the wedding, we can afford the honeymoon. Our family and friends are all average income folks... We're both feeling tremendously guilty at the idea of our family and friends spending their hard earned money on us when we have already been so fortunate. Please help. What would you do in our position?"

So what was this bride-to-be's ultimate solution? Spoiler alert: It's super yummy...

"We've decided to ask guests to bring a copy of their favorite recipe(s) that fit within our dietary likes!" the bride revealed in an updated post, according to Refinery29. "We'll compile it all into a lovely custom cookbook for ourselves after the wedding. An incredibly meaningful and wonderful wedding gift."

How brilliant is that?! No shame if you steal this idea for your own big day. (You'll basically be all set for dinner parties for life.)

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