Forgot and now we feel like crappy people

posted 3 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
6048 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Yes … Better late than never.  The people that took the time to get you gifts deserve a thank you. 

Post # 5
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

When it comes to sending thank you notes, late is ALWAYS better than never!

Post # 6
357 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Yes, mail them. Mention by word of mouth your mistake.


Also I think postage went up since last year. If you didn’t use Forever stamps, make sure your postage is still correct!

Post # 7
9204 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2018

Definitely still send them out, better late than never, and some guests may be wondering where they are!

Post # 8
4402 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Someone else posted almost exactly the same thing, but her wedding was in June. So you’re not alone. 🙂 Don’t worry about being late; just send the cards & be done with it. 

Post # 9
1258 posts
Bumble bee

Take a few hours and write em out and send them. It’s a token of appreciation that is better late then never. Also you are only 2 months out as of today, so I would just try to get them out as soon as you can. 

EDIT: my bad! I read it quick and didn’t realize you said 2012. Nonetheless, I still to the REST of my advice. Get em out now! 🙂 

Post # 10
373 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@stillme:  yes but this OP’s wedding was more than a year ago. 


OP, yes, you must still send thank you cards. I think that at this point, it’s been long enough that it wouldn’t hurt to include a short apology about their lateness. However, a late thank you card is ALWAYS better than none at all. 

Post # 11
373 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@jlc3:  OP’s wedding was in October of last year. 

Post # 12
918 posts
Busy bee

@jlc3:  She’s 14 months out (October 2012), but I agree, better late than never!

Post # 13
1902 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Send them out now.  Don’t use being late as an excuse to delay them forever.

Post # 14
2320 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Alip22:  Don’t beat yourself up hon, people will smile to be reminded of your wedding when they get the thank you card.

Post # 15
3016 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

This is something I would do! Send them out. People will be happy to get them.

Post # 16
715 posts
Busy bee

OP, I’d definitly still send them out. I think I personally would add this little apology part you suggested or something like “can you believe it’s been 14 months already. time flew by so quickly….”


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