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Kara Horner

Kara Horner

Kara serves serves multiple roles at The Man Registry. She’s director of both logistics and media. She’s also a frequent contributor to our blog. A Kansas City native (Raised Royal!), Kara is an experienced editor and content strategist. She holds a journalism degree from the University of Kansas (Rock Chalk!). In addition to working as an editor for websites, national magazines and custom publications, she has worked as a freelance writer and proofreader, and also served as past Vice President of the Kansas City chapter of the American Society of Business Publication Editors. She lives in Overland Park, KS with her husband, two toddlers and two beagles.

Favorite gift on The Man Registry?

The Pryclip bottle opener tie clip not only looks great, but is functional too. It has a secret built-in bottle opener on the back for popping tops on the wedding day and beyond.

Top piece of advice for grooms?

Planning can be stressful, but try not to let too many outside influences pressure you to go overboard. Just focus on what’s most important to you and your partner on your wedding day and makes you the happiest.

Best part about working at The Man Registry?

One of the best parts of working at The Man Registry is playing a small role in helping couples with one of the most important events in their lives.

Blog Posts by Kara Horner

The Best Holiday Gifts of 2016

Kara Horner Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Want to up your gifting game and finally take the crown as the family favorite this year? Look no further than our 2016 holiday gift guide, and present one of these fun and unique gifts to the coolest people on your shopping list this holiday season.  Read More


Guy-Friendly Wedding Favors

Kara Horner manly wedding favors

Stuck on boring wedding favors? Skip the cheesy, run-of-the-mill options you’ve seen a million times before and consider one of these creative, guy-friendly wedding favors for your guests instead. (Hint: The bride will love these ideas, too.) Read More


9 Creative Wedding Food & Drink Stations

Kara Horner Creative Wedding Food & Drink Stations

Thinking about going beyond the carved meat station at your wedding reception? Consider incorporating unique wedding food & drink stations on your big day to show off your tastes and personalities. Here are nine fun ideas to draw inspiration from. Read More


Manly Wedding Ideas

Kara Horner manly wedding ideas featuring groomsmen drinking whiskey and smoking cigars

Looking for some manly wedding ideas to incorporate into your big day? There are plenty of fun and creative ways the groom can add some masculine touches to the wedding and express his personality. Check out some of our favorite guy-friendly ideas for the wedding reception. Read More


7 Ways to Incorporate Games in Your Wedding

Kara Horner Bride and Groom Incorporate Games in Your Wedding

Want to spice up your wedding reception? There are lots of ways to incorporate classic, crowd-pleasing games into the events leading up to the wedding or on the big day itself. Check out our favorite ways to make games a memorable part of your wedding, and let the games begin! Read More


How to Be a Good Groomsman

Kara Horner how to be a good groomsman

Congratulations! You’ve agreed to take on the important task of serving in a friend or family member’s wedding. But do you know how to be a good groomsman? Follow these easy tips and you’ll be an exemplary wedding party member in no time. Read More


Clever Wedding Ideas

Kara Horner clever wedding ideas for the bride and groom

Of course wedding guests will remember the beautiful venue or location, what the bride wore, the tasty food, and the great times. But sometimes it’s the little things that guests remember the most after your wedding day comes to an end. Here are a few of our favorite clever ideas to incorporate into your wedding festivities. Read More


Thousands of Satisfied Grooms and Groomsmen

Since 2008, we’ve been the go-to site for personalized, unique groomsmen gifts and wedding tips for men. We’re also proud to be the original groom’s gift registry.

I reached out to The Man Registry on a Saturday, just 7 days before my wedding, asking for help with my groomsmen gifts. I heard back within an hour and was able to get 8 personalized coolers in just 3 days. Ordering was easy and the quality was top notch. Would highly recommend The Man Registry!

— Parker R.

The Man Registry is phenomenal. The customer service is exceptional - seriously. You send an e-mail and a person (a friendly one at that) actually responds within an hour. Also, gift options are diverse and plentiful so you'll be able to find what works best for you.

— Andrew S.