(Closed) Unique invitation wording

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@catkruk:  I think that if there is an entree choice, people will understand, especially if you indicate “entree”.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I agree, if I had an entree choice I would assume I’m getting a meal and that you just are surveying people lol.

On a side note, on my Fi’s and my invitation, we put “Reception and Rock n’Roll to follow”. People seemed to love it!

Post # 5
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

@catkruk:  If there is a listing of entrees from which your guests will be choosing, I do not think any further reference to a meal is necessary. 

Most reception wording that I have seen has not made reference to a meal, as it seems to be assumed that guests would be eating a meal at a wedding reception unless otherwise noted.  (In other words, if a meal is NOT going to be provided, such as would be the case for a punch and cake reception or an hors d’oeuvres reception, it is important to note the type of reception that is being held so that guests are aware of this.) 

Post # 6
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5993 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

Happiness, laughter, and indulgence to immediately follow

im lame, my first thought about “indulgence” was the wedding night not food

i think you need to consider your guests, if indulgence is going to cause confusion then its a bad choice

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I prefer that wording. I’m strugling with “dinner and dancing to follow”, which just isn’t working for me.

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I say go for it. The rsvp with entree choices will make it clear that there will be food.

And i do hope that happiness, laughter, and indulgence follow not just immediately but for always thereafter 🙂

Post # 10
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7902 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I’m a little nervous  about the work indulgence too.

Post # 11
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1798 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I think your wording is very cute!

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