Here are some basic items that every couple should start off with when they get married. Gabriel and I didn't realize the basic everyday tools we needed until after we got married.
When registering, you will fall in love with lots of fluff (which of course, is more fun than essentials.) But trust me, right about the week you get back from your honeymoon, you will be taking many trips to Pottery Barn, Bed Bath & Beyond and Macy's (in our case.)
-pots & pans
I hope this short list helps you plan for the future! To read more on our registering experience, click here and here.