Ask the Expert: Should We Provide Hotel Transportation for Our Destination Wedding Guests?

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Question: We’re having a destination wedding and our guests are arriving on about three different days, at different times. Are we responsible for providing transportation from the airport to the hotel any time a guest comes in? Or can we just do it for the day that most people will be arriving and have the others handle their own transportation?

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Ask the Expert: I Want Really Simple Centerpieces For My Wedding—Should I Just Do Them Myself?

Jennifer Baumann Photography

Jennifer Baumann Photography

Question: I’d like my wedding-day centerpieces to be really simple—I’m pretty much just picturing lots of bunches of babies breath. Is it annoying for a florist to be hired for a relatively uncreative job like this? And would it maybe even be cheaper if I just did the flowers myself in this case?

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Ask the Expert: Who’s Responsible For Keeping Track of Gifts at Our Reception?

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Question: Many of our guests purchased wedding gifts through our online registry and had them sent to our house, but I’m sure there will be a handful of people who bring gifts and/or cards with checks to the wedding itself. So who’s responsible for keeping an eye on gifts that we receive on our wedding day and making sure they make it home with us afterwards?

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Ask the Expert: When Should I Send Out Thank-You Notes to Guests Who Didn’t Give a Wedding Gift?

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Question: How long after our wedding should we just go ahead and send out thank-you notes to guests who attended our wedding but didn’t (at least, yet) give a gift? We are concerned that if we wait a year (since they supposedly have that long to send), it will just look like we are looking for a gift.

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Ask the Expert: We Still Haven’t Received Gifts Purchased Off Our Registry—What Do We Do?

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Question: There’s quite a lot of stuff that’s been purchased from our registry—some of it a long time ago!—that we do not yet have, including some everyday items that we have since gone and bought ourselves since they are things we actually need. Is this unusual or fairly common after a wedding? Are people just waiting until they see us in person to give them to us?

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