Wedding Gifts That Don't Break The Bank

Between engagement parties, bachelorette parties, and bridal showers—not to mention dresses, shoes, a hotel and airfare—wedding season gets expensive. And that’s even before you think about gifts for the bride- and groom-to-be!

If your wedding calendar is full this summer, here’s the scoop about gifts: Yes, you do need to give one for each wedding (and each shower) you attend. But, you don’t need to stock your friends’ china cabinets with $200 glassware off their registries. Decide on the dollar amount you can realistically spend for each wedding, then get creative with one of these five great gifts that won’t leave you broke (or looking cheap).

See the rest of my latest Daily Muse post here.