Wording Wedding Reception Invitation After Eloping Hello — My mother would like to hold a wedding reception one month after my elopement. I am trying to help her with invitations and just don’t know what the right wording is! Please help!!! I am not sure if she plans on actually mailing these before we get …

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WORDING WEDDING INVITATIONS WHEN PARENTS DIVORCED, GROOMS’ PARENTS ARE BOTH REMARRIED What is proper etiquette for wording wedding invitations for: My mother (divorced and not remarried) My father (divorced and not remarried) My FI’s mother (divorced and remarried) My FI’s father (divorced and remarried) They are all contributing to the wedding cost and we would …

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Professional Title for Invitation A female guest is a veterinarian. Should her invitation be worded: Doctor Jane Smith and Mr. John Smith? I’ve heard that you write out “Doctor” for medical (does veterinarian count?) and write “Dr.” for Ph.D. Correct?  Etiquette Now Yes, you would address the veternarian as Doctor. And, because the woman is the doctor, you would …

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Limited Seating At My Wedding. How Do I Handle It? Hello — I am really nervous about my upcoming wedding because the venue has a maximum guest of 75. How do I send out invitations (many are out-of-towners; many have more than one child) and at the same time help ensure we don’t go over …

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wording wedding blessing invitations

Invitation Wording for a Marriage Blessing What is the correct invitation wording for a couple married 5.5 years who are having a church blessing and hosting it themselves. Also, what kind of insertions are appropriate? Can a reception card, and a response card and envelope be included? Is an inner envelope necessary?  Etiquette Now This …

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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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Wedding Ceremony

How do we invite guests to our wedding ceremony only? Hi, I am sure that this has been asked a few time before, but I cold not fine an answer, save the one where they didn’t want to be polite, So here goes. We have a few people that we’d like to invite to our …

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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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Invitation Wording When Bride, Groom & Parents Are Hosting My parents will be paying for half of my wedding. My fiance and I will be picking up the other half of the tab for our wedding. What kind of wording should I use for my invitation? Jay Remer, The Etiquette Guy, International Protocol and Corporate …

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“Donations Instead Of Gifts” Wording My fiance and I are in exactly the same situation as a couple who posted just recently – we have been living together for a while and have no need for (or desire to receive) gifts at our upcoming wedding. But, in the anticipation that our guests will feel compelled …

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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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My husband and I were recently married in a small ceremony this past December. We invited only our immediate families and it was held aboard The Queen Mary (a retired cruise ship.) We kept it small for practical reasoning. Our families are on opposite sides of the country and we did not want to make …

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A friend has received a wedding invitation and at the bottom it says “presentation preferred” We have never heard of this and wondered if this could mean the couple are asking for money? Isn’t that considered a no-no on an invitation? Thank you. Shawn Donna, Wedding Queen, President; Top Wedding Sites, Inc®, a wedding planning …

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