Announcement Etiquette

This is a common question, when do I send out my invitations or announcement?  Each occasion has a different time frame.  Here are the most common scenarios.    

Thank You Cards:  No matter if the occasion is a baby shower or a bridal shower; it is best to send a thank you card within 10 days of the event.

 Party Invitations:  Except for weddings (see below) it is best to have the party invitation out a minimum of three weeks prior.

 Announcements:  It always seems like there is something to announce be it a birth of a child or a graduation.  It best to send the announcement out within 6 months of the big occasion.

 Wedding Save-the-Dates:  Save-the-dates are a growing trend, but are not necessary.  However, if you plan on sending out save-the-dates make sure to do so by 6 months of the planned wedding date.

 Wedding Invitations:  It is best that guests have 4-6weeks to RSVP for a wedding.    Therefore, it is best to have the wedding invitations in the mail 8 weeks prior to the wedding date.

 If you have any questions on any other types of etiquette let me know.

 As my readers what would you like me to blog about?  I would love to hear your ideas.

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