Etiquette

You Can’t Attend a Wedding, What Are Your Obligations?

You’ve just been invited to a coworker’s wedding. While the two of you are good friends around the water cooler, after a quick consultation with your calendar, you immediately realize you will be unable to attend the wedding. Do you really have to do anything beyond that? The RSVP The idea behind an RSVP is to let the happy couple-to-be know whether you plan to attend. In most cases, that means responding with a “Yes” or a “No.” Simple ignoring the invitation completely is a terrible breach of etiquette.  If you do not plan to attend, follow the protocol on the invitation. In most cases, a response card will be enclosed so you can let the couple know about your choice. Your RSVP will typically not be challenged. Uncomfortable

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette

When it comes time to send out your wedding invitations, you’re bound to have some questions. Because today’s society isn’t as formal as it once was, it’s hard to know just how to send out formal invitations. The last thing you want to do is offend someone. Here are some etiquette questions and answers that may be helpful to you. First, you should know that formal invitations are comprised of one outer envelope which you write the full names and address of the people invited and an inner envelope which you do not seal, but will write the names only of the people invited. How should you address an envelope to a single person and let them know it’s ok to bring a guest? On the outside envelope, use just the invited guest’s

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Save the Date… or Not

Save the Date… or Not It’s up to you! I once read an extremely funny blog post whereby the author blamed ‘Save the Dates’ for guilt-ing the guests into attendance… because they’re sent early enough for people to adjust their schedules. So, he expounded on their inherent evils and selfish imposition on people’s time.   Hilarious post. Ridiculous reason. {I’m quite sure that people still have free wills and attend events because they want to} I’ve also read that Save the Dates aren’t needed stationery items. If like we need air to breathe… then no, Save the Dates aren’t needed.  But then I really don’t need mascara or earrings~ yet I’m always wearing them. It’s up to you! Save the Dates are

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