(Closed) Did anyone else have this issue with wedding gifts?

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 2
6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

That happened to us.  I had our guest list in excell and highlighted the peoples names as I went along sending out thank you notes.  I had 5 gifts and 8 people.  I just asked my Mother-In-Law, she knew what her siblings  gave us.  That left two people and one gift so I just asked them.  They were both my cousins. 

Post # 3
1377 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I would ask your mom and his mom to spread the word that you’d really love to finish sending out the thank you notes, but haven’t a clue who sent you a couple items. Someone will speak up and say that they sent item 1 or something. 

Post # 4
9129 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

Laur12:  yep, I had this problem. I sent out an email to the whole wedding guest list, BCCed, minus the people who I knew had given us gifts. It basically said thank you for the wonderful weekend and oh by the way, could anyone help us track down the generous gifters of these gifts so that we could thank them appropriately? The gifters IDed themselves and all was good. (I thought a little bit about whether it was rude to send this email to people who potentially hadn’t gotten us a gift – but I decided it was ruder not to figure out the gift givers and thank them, and this seemed like the most polite yet effective way.)


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