The short answer? Yes. It makes you look discourteous, as essentially all functions in the adult eventsphere allow you to bring a date. Yes, weddings aren’t exactly cheap in today’s world, but it’s rude to set a guest’s terms in such a way if you want the guest to come to your affair. It’s natural …

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Wedding Thank You Card Wording & Etiquette Forgetting To Thank A Guest For Gift Question: My husband and I just had a Anniversary party celebrating 25 years. We were going through our gifts and we noticed we have 3 gifts that we can’t remember who gave them to us. I think there was a card …

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Has anyone ever played a gamed called “The Peculiar Game?” It sounds so cute and fun, but I’m not really sure how to play it. It basically is a little poem, but has the women add points and take away points for various reasons…I’m guessing that the woman with the most points at the end …

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Necessary To Send Individual Wedding Invitations? I am the mother of the bride and I’m just starting to assemble the wedding guest list for our side of the family (wedding in a year). I am wondering if it’s necessary to send individual invitations to adult children living with their parents. I have one sibling who …

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What Does “M” Stand for on Wedding RSVP? I’ve received a wedding invitation with a response card. What does the “M” on the response card stand for? What is the proper way to fill the blank next line next to the “M”? Do I write “Mr. & Mrs. LastName” or just “LastName” or, since the M …

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Wedding Announcements Vs Invitations Announcement My daughter has a limited budget for the reception and can only invite a certain number of guests to the wedding (with dinner reception to follow). We would like to send separate invitations to wedding guests but also want to include friends and family in the celebration by way of …

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How long between mailing invites & RSVP date? Reader Question: What is the proper timing between mailing the invitations and the RSVP date? Like most brides, I have to limit my guest list and have a ‘B List’. I know I should have a short time limit with the first group of invitations, but I …

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette

This may be a silly question, but what is the difference between Miss and Ms. and when do we use each title when addressing invitations??   Rebecca Black, Etiquette By Rebecca Dear Titles, There are no silly questions, just lots of silly people 😉 Me included. Native para This title has a lot to do …

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How long before the wedding date should the RSVP date be set?? How long before the wedding date should the RSVP date be set? A month before the wedding? Two weeks? Most of the people who are coming live out of town so maybe that factors into it?? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!! Sarah …

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Wedding Invitation Golden Rules

The Golden Rules of Wedding Invitation Etiquette A wedding invitation is much like any other invitation–it invites guests to an event. Like all invitations, it conveys information about the event, such as the who, what, when, where, and why. However, it is a rather unique type of invitation. This piece of paper can actually create …

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Wedding Invitations: First and last names for a married couple question I read a post on this website (which I love this website by the way – thank you), to which I was surprised to read that it was not considered acceptable by the expert that answered to use both first and last names for …

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I am very close with my Brother the Groom, and when he and his soon to be wife come to us (my husband and I) making plans about the wedding I assumed that they were talking about both of us being in the wedding, and I so had my heart set on it it. I …

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Including Divorced Parents On Invitation My daughter and her fiance would like to include the groom’s parents names on the invitation. They are not contributing to the wedding. They are recently divorced and I am unsure how properly include them. I believe the groom’s Mother is using her maiden name again, but I’m not sure …

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“Saying No” To A Friend’s Wedding Hi there, I’m very glad to have found your site! One of my very good friends is getting married. I know rather a lot about the couple’s rocky history as my friend had over the years kept me up to date, and in great detail (too much really. I have always …

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