(Closed) Spinoff: no thank you – should I inquire if the gift made it? Concerned…

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: No thank you. Should I ask if the gift ever arrived (while they were gone on honeymoon)?
    Yes : (25 votes)
    89 %
    No : (3 votes)
    11 %
    Other? : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    11233 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I would. We went to a wedding at the beginning of October–I purchased a gift online and had it mailed to them between the bridal shower (which I couldn’t attend) and the wedding. No thank you came, no mention of the gift at all, so I was a little worried that someone swiped it off their porch. We saw them at New Years’ and they admitted that they hadn’t gotten around to thank yous yet, so I never had to ask, but I was definitely going to. We did eventually get a thank you like a week ago. :

    Post # 4
    15963 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    I’d send a quick, casual note asking if they received it. Just tell them what you told us — you were afraid it arrived when they were on their honeymoon, and then wish them well. 🙂

    Post # 6
    4272 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012


    Post # 8
    596 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I wish I did that.

    Fiance was the best man at a wedding – we gave a sizeable gift, in cash. NEVER received a thank you – I’m assuming they got it, but what the heck! It was years ago, and it still irks me today!

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