Back when I wasn't having a wedding before, there was no such thing as a "Save the Date" announcement. At some point, you just sent out your invitation and on the day of the wedding, people showed up. Oh, certainly, there were RSVP cards, but life must have been smaller or less packed, fewer events on any given Saturday. Or maybe that's not true either.
But now, we want you to be there. We are going to send an announcement to let you know that an invitation is coming, well in advance of the invitation, and if you can't figure your crap out now--then, holy cow!
I think this is ridiculous, but today, I am ordering my Save the Date cards. I want you to come, so I will seek you out and make sure you know nine months in advance that your company is requested. Unless you have Grandma's 100th birthday party or are sitting for the LSAT or performing open heart surgery or having a baby, be there or else.
I haven't been to too many wedding in recent years. Actually, only one a couple of years ago, and I missed one because of a funeral. It was really a very hard choice to make, but I went with the funeral. I've only received one Save the Date card--wrote down that the date was saved--and then I didn't save the date. I know that many of the folks on our list will already be booking trips to see Grandma, and yet, at least they will know that they are missing our wedding.
All of the online selections for Save the Date cards with photos show younger, much more beautiful people. they are gorgeous and lovely and don't need touching up. On our best days, we need touching up. So Michael and I decided to go with something true and funny and real.
We've saved the date, and it will happen no matter who else saves it.
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