(Closed) What do you think?

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

That sounds good to me. I think whatever you choose to do will work out just fine.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think it sounds good.  You incorporated everything you needed to put in there and it works.

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I think that sounds perfect!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I like the way it sounds! 🙂

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

My only issue is that it sounds like you’re saying that they’ve shared in your parents’ lives, not yours.  I imagine there are some people invited to your wedding who haven’t shared in your parents’ lives at all, and have only been part of yours and your FI’s. Obviously I don’t know that for sure!  If that’s what you intended, then go for it!  If you wanted to make it sound like they have shared in YOUR life I would do it like this:

Because you have shared in our lives 

with friendship and love, we,

BRIDE

and

GROOM

Together with

[Bride parents names]

and

[Groom parent’s names]

request the pleasure of your companyat our marriage 

on Sunday, the fifth of September

Two thousand ten

at quarter past five in the afternoon 

Place 

address, city, state

Reception immediately following 

 

Just a thought!

ETA: Formatting is a little wonky, can’t fix it, but you get the idea!

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Just a grammatical thing – if you say WE, parents and parents then it should be OUR children, not THEIR children, but if you take out the we it should be their.  Sorry for the caps, just wanted to make sure you knew what I was talking about 🙂 

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I agree with mrsmdphd’s thoughts…

And I think that your mother will have to get over it if she is upset. You should either include both sets of parents, or neither. But, I don’t think that your wording is wonky at all!

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