Bride-to-be Blogger Kathleen: Tricky Invitations

Kathleen and Christian at their engagement shoot. Photo by Allebach Photography.

Once again, all things non-wedding have been dominating my life this week. I’m feeling a little detached from everything, and seem to have lost a little bit of motivation towards wedding planning. Not that I don’t want to focus on the wedding stuff—I just haven’t had any time to do it. I have this fear that I am totally going to drop the ball on something … But I do still have nine months (yikes!) to figure things out.

We did receive our save the dates in the mail, though and they look great! I am happy I went with ordering them online. I would have never had enough time to work on them myself. We also received our invitation samples, which came out perfect! I know we don’t need to send them out for a while, but I am half tempted to just place the order now. It would be quite comforting to know that we have the invitations squared away. Plus, that would give us ample time to fix any issues that may arise.

The issue that we’re dealing at the moment is figuring out what the invites should actually say. Christian and I are paying for a lot of the wedding ourselves, so I’m not quite sure if it should even say that either of our parents are inviting guests to celebrate the joining of their children in marriage. Also, we have a set of divorced parents and only one of them remarried, so we need to figure out a way to avoid singling anyone out.

Anyone have any suggestions on invitation wording for these situations? We could use some help here!



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