D-Day. You asked everybody to be here for 11am, but clearly some are late. They are going to ruin your plan to have the ceremony rolling by 11.15, photo shooting by 12, and cocktail reception at 1pm sharp !
Don’t lose it. Make plans with time to take a break, or at least a deep breath, and just go with the flow. Plan so everyone is included, draw the table chart to make sure all of them are comfortable, and do your best to have a few minutes to welcome them, share a drink or a nice word.
Finally : Thank Them
A thank you note is as important as invitations, and don’t forget to send a special one to the friends and family who couldn’t make it to your wedding but sent you warm thoughts and wished you the best.
This is also a lovely tradition to offer a little gift to your guests for them to remember your special day. French people loves to give little boxes of sugared almonds (“dragées”) !
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