RSVP No-No's... Shame on You!
We know that planning a wedding comes with a bajillion other events as well. There's an engagement party, bridal shower or two, bachelorette party, bachelor party, welcome dinner, rehearsal dinner, wedding, and even a possible post wedding brunch and more! With the best intentions to attend everything for your favorite couple it can be easy to RSVP yes to it all, even when deep down that real chance is less than 10% you'll actually show up.
came up with fun list of things we're all guilty of when it comes to RSVP's. Give your hosts some peace of mind by being honest with yourself and others if you'll really show your pretty face to the next event you're invited to.
SAYING YOU'LL BE THERE WHEN, REALLY, THERE'S A 9 PERCENT CHANCE
Also known as the
. Sure, you earned points for the fastest reply time (and, come on, general enthusiasm), but speed doesn’t count if you bail.
RSVP'ING WITHOUT A GUEST, AND THEN ARRIVING WITH YOUR FUSSY 2-YEAR-OLD
“Kids don’t impact the head count,” you say. Maybe not, but an uninvited crying toddler sure does impact the fun. Bottom line: Give the hostess a heads-up, mmkay?
VOLUNTEERING TO BRING THE DIP, AND THEN SHOWING UP WITH DESSERT
Look, the person who brought the chips was counting on you, and now everyone has to eat naked Tostitos. Hope you’re happy.
OR WORSE, EMPTY-HANDED
. At least bring a bottle of wine.
OR MUCH, MUCH WORSE, WITH FOOD THAT STILL NEEDS TO BE PREPARED
Too many cooks + the kitchen = RSVP fail.
REPLYING ALL WITH A LIST OF REASONS YOU'LL BE LATE
We get it, Ms. Popular. You’re double-booked. No need to rub our faces in it.
OR REPLYING ALL WITH A LIST OF SPECIAL REQUESTS
OK, so you’re avoiding carbs this month. Eat around them.
RSVP'ING YES, THEN TEXTING TO CHANGE IT TO MAYBE, THEN NO--THEN OH WAIT, WE'RE BACK TO YES AGAIN
Ah, the weekend waffler. You know who you are.