(Closed) when did you get your thank you cards out?

posted 8 years ago in Married Life
  • poll: how long did it take to send your thank you cards out after the wedding?

    within a week after wedding

    2-3 weeks after wedding

    1 month after

    2 months

    3 months

    4 months

    5 months or longer

    thank you cards??? we didn't do those..


  • Post # 32
    258 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    All my thank-you cards were sent out within a week of receiving the present.

    Post # 33
    341 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Did it right after we came back from our honeymoon…so two weeks after the wedding.

    Post # 34
    1305 posts
    Bumble bee

    We got ours out within 2-3 weeks. 


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    @squeak35:  I love getting thank you’s that have a professional wedding pic on them!!  I think it’s such a fun idea.

    Post # 35
    5118 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I got the last ones mailed out exactly one month after our wedding. We did all the check ones first (I have a thing about cashing a check before sending the thank you, and I also have a thing about making people wait for me to cash their check, so that did me over double and I had to get them out). Then I moved to all the cash thank yous (since they were phrased pretty similarly). By  2.5 weeks out, I’d finished my side of the thank yous, and then Mr.ND paid me (yes, actually, he hates writing cards that much) to do his, and they went out about a week ago.

    Now I’ve got to write a few more for late cards/gifts that we’re getting, and tracking down chagne of address notifications we got with returend cards. I’m so glad I got them done before finals and bar prep, though, because I hated having them hanging over my head. Grab a bottle of wine, a big table, and crank them out. I liked doing ALL of our addressing/return addressing first, then filling the cards in at a later time. It made it feel like less work and I didn’t have to worry about ink smudging. 

    Post # 36
    3519 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I’m doing 5 a night, should be done next month…

    Post # 37
    1199 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    My goal is to have them all sent out by the end of this month, so it will be within 1 month of our wedding.  Addressing a batch of 13 right now….

    Post # 38
    1498 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    We got ours out in about 3 weeks.

    Post # 39
    413 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    Our thank you cards were sent out 9 days after the wedding.  It was such a feeling of relief getting them done quickly and not having to worry about it!

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