(Closed) Is a month too late to send a thank you card?

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

I don’t think that’s too late at all! You’re definitely okay!

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I think it would be fine to wait since you don’t want to give these people your old address!  Plus since the wedding hasn’t passed yet, you aren’t in the bad manners territory of Emily Post.

Post # 6
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Honey bee

You have up to a year but they should be sent out asap. 1 month is fine.

Post # 7
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Newbee

A month is fine! I gave someone a gift and they sent out their thank yous about a month later and i still really appreciated it!!!

Post # 8
Bee
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Barr Mansion

No, that’s not too much time–you’re fine!

Post # 9
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Busy Beekeeper

It’s NEVER too late to say ‘thank you’.  Within a month or two is completely reasonable.

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

thats definitely not too late…wouldnt want them to get lost in the holiday shuffle anyway. 

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Echoing the others, 1 month is definitely not too late!!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee

Not too late at all!  People will be happy to receive them whenever you send them! 🙂

Post # 13
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Sugar bee

Not too late at all!  Im sure people will also understand because its right around the holidays 🙂

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

a month is fine!  Plus I’m under the belief that even if it was late, I’d rather receive it, than no thanks at all!

Post # 15
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Thank you notes are better late than never…always! The etiquette on a thank you card involves 2 things – promptness and sincerity. People will understand that you guys are going through a lot right now (engagement, moving) so they will be happy to receive a thank you note whenever you are able to get them out! Just dont forget!

Post # 16
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

I’m a big stickler about these things, and I wouldn’t even bat an eyelash at one month. It’s totally fine (although if you are worried and there are only ten of them, why not handwrite your current return address rather than print new ones?)

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