(Closed) Thank you etiquette? A dilemma…

posted 8 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
1403 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

If you can think of a good excuse to ask your friend for the address without mentioning your wedding, try that.  Or if you think it’s safe, write a thank-you note and seal it in an envelope and ask your friend to give it to the boss.  If you don’t think either of those options is safe, try searching for the boss in the phone book and online… you just might find him.

Good luck!  And congrats on your first wedding gift! Laughing

Post # 4
18643 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I would get the address from your friend and casually ask about the spelling of his wife’s name.  I don’t think you need to say anything about the wedding date to them.  Just thank them for their wonderful gift.

Post # 5
562 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Is the address on the check that they sent you?  If it’s a joint account then the wife’s name might be on there too

Post # 6
505 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Ask Friend if she knows the wifes name.  Chances of asking her why…probably slim. If she does then say you got something in the mail from 2nd boss can’t quite make out the wifes name.  No need to go into details and explain what it is.   

I don’t think that you need to address the date issue.  Just a thank you would do.

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