Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Etiquette Wedding Wednesday

image: Andy Warhol

Q: I attended a wedding last year and haven’t received a thank-you note from the newlywed couple. It’s been more than six months since I sent the gift. Should I call to make sure they received it?

A: If you’re genuinely concerned that a gift has been lost in the mail, you could check with the store or post office. But I suspect what you really want to do is give these newlyweds a wake-up call about the missing note. And you may certainly go right ahead. The couple deserves embarrassment. Neglecting to send thank-yous is a chronic problem made worse by the myth that newlyweds have up to a year to pop those notes in the mail. The actual deadline is right away, with three months as the outside limit. What might make it easier is that thank-yous are no longer the brides responsibility–today’s grooms can do their fair share of the scrawling.

via Emily Post.

Pugs & kisses,



  1. Ugh. Id be upset with the newly weds if they recieved the gift and didn't even aknowledge the fact :(
    BTW.. I LOVE YOUR BLOG. super cute.

  2. this has happened to me as well. it's just bad manners. yuck!


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