(Closed) When to mail shower invites?

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

For my sister’s shower last year, I sent them out 6 weeks in advance.  That turned out to be WAY too far in advance because everyone replied YES (which then turned into a high pricetag for me lol).  Also, one of my neighbors showed up on June 12 (Saturday) instead of JULY 12 (Sunday) because the invites went out so early.  Oops!

I’d suggest 4 weeks out…that gives everyone time to plan ahead but not too much time that they will forget.

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper

I sent them out last Saturday for a March 28th shower. I need Regrets Only by Mar.12 for a final headcount for the restaurant.

Post # 5
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803 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

4 weeks out.

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

Four weeks is a good idea.

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