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A new year means a new wave of weddings among your friends and family, and that means new wedding registries, too. You’re sure to find standard gifts on these lists—you know, dinnerware, linens, pots and pans—but there will undoubtedly be a few trendier items mixed in, as well.
Now, we’re no mind readers, but if we had to guess, we’d say these 10 products are going to be extremely popular on wedding registries in 2018. The following appliances, electronics and household items are quickly rising the ranks of Amazon’s “Most Wished For” and “Best Seller” lists, so don’t be surprised if you find yourself purchasing one as a wedding gift next year!
1. The much-coveted Instant Pot
Instant Pots have quickly become a must-have kitchen accessory, and it’s easy to see why. These compact countertop appliances have seven different functions, and they can be used to make everything from soup to popcorn to hand lotion (seriously). Thanks to the Instant Pot’s newfound popularity, you can bet you’ll see at least a few on upcoming wedding registries.
2. A multi-functional egg cooker
This gadget’s many functions make it an egg-cellent wedding gift. The Dash Rapid Egg Cooker is a best seller on Amazon, as it can make hard- or soft-boiled eggs, as well as poached eggs, scrambled eggs, and omelettes. It’s basically like having your own personal breakfast chef.
3. A top-rated sous vide cooker
Sous vide cooking is quickly catching on as an easy, hands-off way to prepare everything from steak to carrots. The Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker is the best we've ever tested, and we’re betting a few of your newlywed friends are going to want one.
4. An automatic wine opener
Every newly married couple goes home with a few bottles of wine after their nuptials, so there’s no better wedding gift than an electric wine bottle opener. The Oster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener easily removes corks in a matter of seconds, and it even includes a foil cutter for those fancier bottles and a chiller for white wine.
5. A Pinterest-approved food storage set
This next item is listed as a must-have wedding registry addition by the users on Pinterest. The Pyrex 18-Piece Simple Store Food Storage Set includes microwave- and oven-safe glass dishes and colorful lids, and reviewers can’t get enough of them. The storage set will make a great gift for newlyweds—you might even want to get a set for yourself!
6. High-quality mixing bowls
Forget those cheap plastic bowls. Every home should have a set of quality mixing bowls like the “Most Wished For” Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls by Finedine. The set of six durable nesting bowls features rolled rims for easy gripping. Don’t be surprised if you see these on a wedding registry next year—or your own partner’s wish list!
7. A best-selling robot vacuum
The EcoVacs Deebot is one of the most reasonably priced smart robot vacuum cleaners available, so it’s no surprise so many Amazon users have it on their wish lists. This award-winning vacuum provides hands-free cleaning, and you can turn it on and off via your phone. It’s certainly a great gift for tech-savvy couples.
8. A hub-less smart plug
One of the “Most Wished For” electronics on Amazon is the TP-Link Smart Plug, which lets you remotely control any item that’s plugged into it, from fans to Christmas lights. Additionally, this is a perfect purchase for smart home novices since it doesn’t require a smart hub, and it's one of the best we've ever tested too.
9. The Amazon Echo Dot
Even though there are several new, fancy Alexa-enabled devices, the Echo Dot is still at the top of the “Most Wished For” list. This super-affordable smart home gadget responds to voice commands and comes packed with cool functionality, from being an alarm clock to controlling other connected devices, and we foresee its popularity continuing into 2018.
10. A carpet cleaner for pet messes
Any newly married couples who have pets need the Bissell Pet Stain Eraser Cordless Portable Carpet Cleaner. This portable little gadget will instantly erase pet accidents from the carpet, and it can also be used on other common stains like dirt, food and coffee. It really is a handy device to have in a new home.
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