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5 great gift packages for the bride and groom

TODAY invited Giada De Laurentiis to discuss wedding registries and gifts. From kooky kitchen basics to delectable coffees, Giada shares five of her favorite themed gift packages that brides and grooms should immediately add to their wedding registries. Check out her list.
Theme No. 1: Kitchen Basics

  • Monogrammed His & Her Aprons ($34 for women, pink, $29 for men, black) Hand Soap & Hand Lotion ($29.50)  Ratchet Counter Top Paper Towel Holder ($25, ) OXO Stainless Steel Soap Dispensing Dish Brush ($10, )

  • Oven Mitts ($12, ) Pot Holder ($10) Ringa Half-Apron ($24, ) Kitchen towel for her: Dot pattern ($14) Kitchen towel for him: Old World Dishtowel, Lobster ($14, )

Approximate total cost: $210

Theme No. 2: Breakfast

  • Villaware Reversible-Plate Waffle Maker ($99.95, ) Batter Ladles, set of 3 ($29.95, ) Red Melamine Batter Pitcher with lid ($22.00, ) Bellegem Waffle Mix ($7.50, ) Butternut Mountain Farm Maple Syrup ($14.00, )

Approximate total cost: $175

Theme No. 3: Coffee

  • Jura-Capresso Impressa E9 Fully Automatic Espresso Coffeemaker ($999.95, ) Apilco Tradition Espresso Cups, set of 2 ($36, ) Frieling Stainless Steel Creamer & Sugar Holder Set ($29.95, )
  • Espresso Roast ($11.45/ lb, ) Cinnamon Hazelnut Coffee ($10.95/12oz, ) Mocha Java Coffee ($12.45/ lb, )
  • French Heart-Shaped Sugar ($24.95, )
  • Coffee mugs that spell out L-O-V-E: Monogrammed Mugs ($6 each, )

Approximate total cost: $160 ($1,160 with the coffeemaker)

  • All-Clad Double Burner Grill Pan ($99.95, ) Silicone Tongs, Red ($14, ) Grill Press ($18, ) Herbes de Provence ($16.50, ) Smoked Salt ($18, )

Approximate total cost: $170

  • Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker with Extra Freezer Bowl ($59.95, ) Ice Cream Sandwich molds, set of 3 ($9.95, ) Teflon Ice Cream Scoop ($28, )
  • Polka Dot Ceramics, Set of 4 bowls ($19.50, )

Approximate total cost: $120

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