(Closed) Want to incorporate this into the wedding dinner. What do you think?

posted 6 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
174 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I wouldn’t, your wedding day is your wedding day. Do something special for each of them separate from your wedding. Or how about combine all of the birthdays into one so your wedding isn’t overshadowed by their bdays on your sepcial day. Keep it separate.

Post # 4
1252 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I would do something nice for Grandma – maybe just present her with your bouquet instead of tossing it – since 70 is a huge milestone.  I would do the cake & sing at your Rehearsal Dinner instead of during the wedding, though…  I wouldn’t bother with your niece or anyone else, they can celebrate on their own another day.

Post # 5
9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think limiting to the two immediately closest to the weddin is just fine. Especially since its a milestone and a child, people will understand. I wouldnt expect to have my birthday acknowledged at a wedding just because it was in the same month. 

Post # 6
93 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I would like to know too! I’m getting married on my cousin’s birthday and would like to do something for her.

Post # 7
3471 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

Why not do it at the rehearsal dinner, or the wedding brunch the next day (if you’re doing one) Then it’s not as big of a spotlight, but you’re still honoring those people.  

If anyone is doing gifts, this would also give them an opportunity for that.  This shares the moment, but doesn’t make the birthday people feel like they’re stealing the spotlight on your special day. 

Post # 8
289 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

My stepbrother got married on his brother’s birthday. At the rehearsal dinner, they had a surprise birthday cake for him to try and make up for it. It was a thoughtful gesture.

Post # 9
243 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

It’s my dad’s birthday and also one of our guests around my age. I am putting a birthday girl sash at her seat with a special cupcake, letting her know, hey, celebrate your birthday too! For my dad one of the cupcake flavors will be his favorite and i am going to put a picture of me making him the same cake when i was like 6 (ok, helping make the cake!)with a little sign that says happy birthday on the dessert table.

Post # 10
110 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I love the idea of singing happy birthday to all the october babies -) it’s a very sweet gesture and i think all your guest will enjoy it.

Post # 11
7902 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I’d honor your grandma at the rehearsal dinner.

Post # 12
5405 posts
Bee Keeper

I would definitely do something special for your grandma, whether that’s at the wedding or the rehearsal dinner. 70 is a big milestone and you are lucky to have your grandparents around! I think that’s very sweet of you and I’m sure that would make her happy! 

Post # 14
470 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

reebee had a good idea with the bouquet 

but dont take away from your wedding day celebrate others Birthday another day 

Post # 15
470 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

you could get a couple smaller bouguets to offer all the Birthdays that day

Post # 16
4755 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I would only say happy birthday to your grandma and no signing.

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