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A few more things to help me out with

Hi girls!  Happy Thursday! 
Tomorrow FI and I are going registering!  WHOOT!  I am super excited!  However, I have a small picture of what I need to register for.  We have never living on our own so basically we have almost nothing. Help?  I know what I need in the kitchen but I kind of get a little lost after that.   I want to make sure we get stuff we really need because we are going to be living in a small apartment.  So tell me:
1. 3 Must haves for the bedroom.
2. 3 must haves for the bathroom
3. 3 must haves for the living room
4. 3 must haves for the dinning room
5. 3 must have decorations (art, wall hangings ect)
6. 3 must haves for the kitchen
7. Anything else you think I might need.

You guys are awesome!

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Re: A few more things to help me out with

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    thejucheideathejucheidea member
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    edited December 2011
    I'm bad at most of this because we were lucky enough to receive all of my parents' extraneous furniture from them downsizing. Basically what we need are things for remodeling and, well, a bed. A bed would be really cool. I haven't slept on anything but a mattress and boxsprings for two years now.

    That said, in the kitchen, I love my KitchenAid, Zojirushi rice cooker and crockpot. I can't think of anything for the other rooms...

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    ravenrayravenray member
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    edited December 2011
    I do have a bed.  A queen and a couch and two book shelves (you see where my priorites are)  I also have a  crockpot and I did plan on getting a kitchenaid.  :)
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    Hazel_BHazel_B member
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    edited December 2011
    Basing my list on the fact you've never lived on your own these will be basics.

    1. Bedroom.- atleast 2 full sets of sheets, pillows, good duvet
    2. Bathroom - shower curtain, washable towel bath mat (although not the prettiest, the best to keep clean), a couple full sets of towels (be sure to include bath sheets) 
    3. Living room - an extra blanket for chilly days, coasters, lamps
    4. Dining room - wine glasses, cheese knife set, serving dishes
    5. Decorations (art, wall hangings ect) - framed stuff for the walls, a rug, nice glassware like a vase
    6. Kitchen - good set of pots, good frying pan, set of casserole or bakeware
    7. Anything else you think I might need. - We do seasonal and time showers in my family, think through stuff that you use in different seasons and different times of day it'll be really helpful and catch a lot of different random things.
     
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    thejucheideathejucheidea member
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/special-topic-wedding-boards_not-engaged-yet_things-out?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Special%20Topic%20Wedding%20BoardsForum:136Discussion:071b5e9e-2a5a-4f64-950a-e34c9168c12dPost:609ab62f-6a74-45eb-8b9e-73c8ef82df0f">Re: A few more things to help me out with</a>:
    [QUOTE]I do have a bed.  A queen and a couch and two book shelves (you see where my priorites are)  I also have a  crockpot and I did plan on getting a kitchenaid.  :)
    Posted by ravenray[/QUOTE]
    We inherited nightstands, five bookcases, two desks, a sectional couch, a coffee table, a LoveSac, a kitchen table, a moon chair, an armchair, six lamps, a French door refrigerator, a washer/dryer, a full set of dishes/silverware, a set of Calphelon pans, et cetera. It was crazy D:.

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    Hazel_BHazel_B member
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    edited December 2011
    I might be crazy, but do people register for the big stuff? They don't in my family, so maybe I have no clue how to do things.
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    edited December 2011
    Umm, well I don't think I can fill out that list fully, but here are a couple things.

    -A good vacuum
    -Candles (they're pretty and useful when you have power outages)
    -Cleaning supplies
    -Tools (When I moved out of my parents house my dad bought me a nice basic set of tools, it has been super helpful) 

    And all things that PPs have said.
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    edited December 2011
    Here are a couple ideas. I tried to think of a couple things in each of your categories to get you some ideas...but there are so many possibilities!

    1. 3 Must haves for the bedroom.
      Sheets
      Nice Pillows
      Alarm Clock with Dual Alarms
    2. 3 must haves for the bathroom
      Towels
      Shower Curtain
      Hampers
    3. 3 must haves for the living room
      Lamps
      Remote Control Caddy
      Coasters
    4. 3 must haves for the dinning room
      Glassware
      Dishes
      Serving Platters/Bowls
      Silverware
    5. 3 must have decorations (art, wall hangings ect)
      Candle Holders
      Christmas Ornaments, tree skirt, stockings
      Seasonal Home Decorations
    6. 3 must haves for the kitchen
      Chopper/Food Processor
      Good Knife Set
      Blender
      Mixer
      Silicone spatulas/spoons/oven mitts
    7. Anything else you think I might need.
      Luggage
      Vacuum/Mop
      Lawn/Garden Tools
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    leia1979leia1979 member
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    edited December 2011
    1. 3 Must haves for the bedroom.
    Nice sheets/comforter
    Lamp
    Storage items (like a shoe rack or something)

    2. 3 must haves for the bathroom

    Towels
    Rugs
    Soap dish/toothbrush holder set

    3. 3 must haves for the living room

    Vacuum. I love my Hoover Platinum
    Storage rack for DVDs
    Lamps

    4. 3 must haves for the dinning room
    Dishes
    silverware (including serving ware)
    Placemats & napkins

    5. 3 must have decorations (art, wall hangings ect)

    I'm not a good person to ask. We have nothing on our walls.

    6. 3 must haves for the kitchen
    Pots & pans
    Blender
    Random cooking utensils like baking sheets, bowls, spatulas, etc

    7. Anything else you think I might need.
    Iron & ironing board
    Sewing machine (if you're into that)

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    Beads921Beads921 member
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    edited December 2011
    1. 3 Must haves for the bedroom
    - Pillows
    - Sheets
    - A duvet/bedspread/comforter

    2. 3 must haves for the bathroom
    - A shower curtain
    - Towels
    - A bath mat

    3. 3 must haves for the living room
    - Lamps
    - A throw blanket
    - Coasters

    4. 3 must haves for the dining room
    - Dishes (plates, bowls, mugs)
    - Cutlery
    - A table cloth

    5. 3 must have decorations (art, wall hangings ect)
    - A mirror
    - An assortment of picture frames
    - A large piece to hang above the couch

    6. 3 must haves for the kitchen
    - A microwave
    - Pots and pans
    - An assortment of cooking utensils (spatuals, flipper, spoons, knives)

    7. Anything else you think I might need.
    - Garbage cans
    - A hose and other outdoor stuff (a rake, broom, etc) if you'll be in a house as opposed to an apartment
    - A vaccuum
    - A iron/ironing board/clothes drying rack
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    polkadot111polkadot111 member
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    edited December 2011
    1. 3 Must haves for the bedroom.
    One really nice sheet set/comforter set and a second extra one, two cute matching lamps, random wall art or else a nice alarm clock.

    2. 3 must haves for the bathroom
    A bunch of nice towels, a rug, and a toothbrush holder.

    3. 3 must haves for the living room
    Decorative pillows, more lamps, a nice coaster set.

    4. 3 must haves for the dinning room
    Fork/spoon set, nice serving plate for company, and I LOVE lazy suzans (those things you put in the middle of the table and turn- pretty wooden one), and maybe cute s&p shakers.

    5. 3 must have decorations (art, wall hangings ect)
    Hanging clock, pretty lamps (more), maybe a nice wall hanging painting.

    6. 3 must haves for the kitchen
    Kitchenaide mixer!, pots and pans, and random kitchen things (scan a bunch of cheap spatulas and serving spoons and graters and things like that for people to buy).

    7. Anything else you think I might need.

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    ravenrayravenray member
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    edited December 2011

    Thanks girls!  Keep them coming!  I am going to compile these into a list for FI and I to take tomorrow!

    "Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained"-C.S. Lewis

    Married! May 27th, 2012

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    lunarsongbirdlunarsongbird member
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    edited December 2011
    Bed Bath and Beyond has a great checklist-
    http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/regchecklist.asp

    1. 3 Must haves for the bedroom.
    Nice Sheet sets are expensive. Also- go ahead and register for a comforter and blankets. 

     2. 3 must haves for the bathroom
    Pick out a bathroom set and register for the items- trash can, shower curtain, ect.- maybe even a matching piece of art. Bath towels are also expensive! (bought some yesterday).

     3. 3 must haves for the living room
    I'd like a nice bowl to put decorative things in. A vase! 

     4. 3 must haves for the dinning room
    Place settings are a given- Also register for table cloths and placemats. A nice wooden salad bowl.

     5. 3 must have decorations (art, wall hangings ect)
    Possibly window coverings (if you know where you are moving), a coat hanger, a nice mirror.

     6. 3 must haves for the kitchen
    We have a beautiful set of glass mixing bowls. I'd also register for some nice pyrex lasagna pans/casseroles. Register for some nice knives. Goof knives are essential.

     7. Anything else you think I might need.
    Has anyone else said a nice iron? An iron is good. Don't be afraid to reigster for some nice luggage.
     
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    caitlin.cavecaitlin.cave member
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    edited December 2011
    I was totally gonna recommend the Bed, Bath, & Beyond list, Lunar! :)

    I recommend registering for serving dishes in your chosen pattern, because they're deceptively expensive.

    Also, I really recommend getting some kind of jewelry case/chest.
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    ravenrayravenray member
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    edited December 2011
    Thanks guys!  I am going to compile this tomorrow!  You guys are the best :)
    "Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained"-C.S. Lewis

    Married! May 27th, 2012

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