There are formal and informal rules ruling gifts of cash to help newlyweds. If you're asked point-blank what you want for a present, you might say, Whatever you select will be excellent, Im sure, but money is on top of our wish list, Post says. Its OK to claim what its for go on and tell folks what you need the money for. Who knows? If you let folks know that you plan to spend the money on instead of on a honeymoon in Tuscany, they may be more prepared to open their pocketbooks. You should generally accept any present graciously, and remember that the selection of what to give actually belongs to the present giver, Post says. Here are one or two reasons why : Money can be spent anywhere. They appear to have everything, or they have highly specific tastes that make finding Xmas gifts harder. We often do not need to just pick up some tiny something, as the percentages are good that they already have one just like it. Xmas gifts ordered from a marriage provider can fill any niche a person wants. Regularly Xmas gifts acquired from marriage providers have that personalized touch, even though they don't seem to be personalised.
Then, naturally, there are those folks that are just so special to us that we'd like to be sure the Xmas gifts we give them are extra-special. Mummies , spouses, kids, these folk merit more from us than the average run of gifts we'd buy for mates or other non related folks. I'm famously bad at keeping right up with gift vouchers, and the leftover balances.