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Wedding Gifts to Cherish Forever

How is it going with all those wedding gifts?

Like most brides-to-be, once you gifts began to arrive, you probably started a Jenga-like pile of white and silver packages that is threatening to take over one of the rooms in your (or your parents’) house.

Whether you have invited fifty people or five hundred to your wedding, you should consider cataloguing your gifts so you can prepare to send thank-you notes. Create a spreadsheet or use a legal pad to keep track of the arrivals. As you receive each gift, note the date it arrived, the sender, what the gift is and leave a column for you to enter the date you sent the thank you.

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A Checklist of Questions for the Parents of the Bride and Groom

There are plenty of traditional rules about weddings, including who does what or pays for services and goods.

At one time, parents of the groom expected to purchase the bride’s engagement and wedding rings, fees and licenses, any flowers worn or carried, gifts for the groomsmen and ushers, the liquor and music at the reception, and honeymoon. They also hosted the rehearsal dinner.

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