(Closed) Less than two months to go and we’re already getting wedding presents!

posted 9 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Do we open the presents now or do we wait until after the wedding?
    Open, Open, OPEN!!!!! : (23 votes)
    92 %
    No way, Jose! It's totally bad luck! : (2 votes)
    8 %
    Maybe just take a peek behind the pretty wrapping paper. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    820 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    You open now so you can check to see if anything is broken, and so you can send your thank you from now. They know they sent it early so clearly they are ok with you having it early. Just think, it gets a thank you out of the way! Also if they send a check early I think you are supposed to send a thank you immediately and THEN cash the check. However we just got an early check and my fi insists on not cashing it. I’m letting him win because on the outside of the card it said "On your wedding day" but we opened it anyway. Haha. 

    Post # 4
    7081 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2009

    Isn’t it fun?  We’ve been opening as we went, so that we could write thank you cards ahead of time.  I don’t buy any of that good luck/bad luck stuff when it comes to gifts.

    Post # 5
    231 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I think Doctorgirl is right! There’s nothing wrong with opening the gifts ahead of time – especially since you can get a jump on all of the thank you cards.

    Post # 6
    2204 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I think the rule is open, just don’t use!  Happy present opening! 🙂

    Post # 7
    272 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    Definitely open, so you can see that everything is in order and so you can write your thank-you notes!

    Post # 8
    952 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    You’re commiting no faux pas in opening them! Do it now so you can get a head-start on your thank you notes!

    Post # 9
    2856 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I see no problem opening. I opened ours to make sure that nothing is broken. Happy Opening!!

    Post # 10
    1266 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I am pumped! my Fiance won’t let me go and pick up the gifts that are bought from the registry yet. he is so mean! lol

    Post # 11
    963 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2009 - Bernardo Winery

    I say open and write those Thank You NOW! It will make your life after the wedding so much easier 🙂

    Post # 12
    1573 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    my fiance has a custom it is unlucky to open your gifts before the  wedding; we got our first one from his aunt

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