(Closed) Is it too late to send out my thank yous???

posted 12 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Get them out NOW!!!

My theory is it’s better late then never!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I thought you had a year?

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

No way!  It’s never too late to be polite 😉

And I just got a Thank You note last week from a wedding I went to last AUGUST.  I just though, well, better late than never.

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: February 2011

i would send them out; it’s never too late.  if you are having a hard time tracking down addresses, at the very least start calling people to thank them and explain the situation; people will be very understanding of your prediciment and appreciate the fact you reached out. don’t let your gifts go unacknowledged.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I would much rather receive a Thank You a few months after the wedding than not at all! I doubt people will even think it’s late. 

 

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I got married May 22, and haven’t even started my thank you’s. You have time still!

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2010

ABSOLUTELY send them out. A lot more folks will remember that you did NOT send them a thank you note than the fact that is was late. Most people understand that between the honeymoon and settling into life together, a new couple is busy those first few months. Being 2.5 months late isn’t too bad.

Post # 10
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Bumble bee

You are only two months out from your wedding!  And considering a honeymoon and a move, you are well within the reasonable amount of time to send them out.  I agree with the others that you should always send a thank you note, no matter how late it is, but I don’t even consider you to be late.  And I’m a stickler for things like this! Smile

Post # 11
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Honey bee

Yikes…what’s your mom’s rule for sending out thank yous? I had my wedding September 1st and my goal was to get my thank you cards out before Christmas. I say send away! Not to mention, what better way for people to get YOUR new address??

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I agree, better late than never!!

I really don’t even think its that late from a May wedding!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

It’s never too late to thank someone!

Post # 13
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Helper bee

Yes! Your guests want to know you got their gifts.

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I agree not too late. I recently went to a wedding and I was talking to that bride a few weeks ago, she said you have a year to send wedding Thank You notes and 6 months from your shower thank yous. I thought six months from the shower sounded too long, but I guess that would explain why I did not get a Thank You yet for her shower or wedding. I assume they will be coming together at this point.  I don’t give gifts for thank you’s, but I do think people like to know that you received their gift.

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

It’s never too late!  We only finished all of our thank yous a month before our baby was born.  We were bummed that the last few took so long, but we were determined to get them out!

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