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    • sbride
      CommentAuthorsbride
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: May 11th 2010
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    What does everyone think? Gonna be sending out invites in the next few months so needed to choose one. Does it sound tacky to you? or do you think it sounds ok?

    We are sending out this invitation
    In hope you’ll join our celebration
    But if a gift is your intention
    We’ll take this oppurtunity to mention

    We have already got a kettle and toaster
    crockery, dinner mats, and matching coasters

    So rather than something we have already got
    We would appreciate money for our honeymoon pot

    But most importantly we request
    That you come to our wedding as our guest

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    • CommentAuthorShellster90
      Posted: May 11th 2010
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    That sounds really nice!! :)

    Were having one of these poems along the same lines anyway but not putting the end two lines as knowing our guests they wouldn't get us anything if they didn't think they had too lol. xx
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    • CommentAuthorJoey
      Posted: May 11th 2010
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    i like it. short and to the point. Im planning on doing the same and all the poems ive found are long but your one is short and cute. Plus you get it in there that you want them to come to your wedding. xxxxx
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    • sbride
      CommentAuthorsbride
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    Well joey, feel free to use this one hun if u wanted to x

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    • mrsmada
      CommentAuthormrsmada
      Got married 10 years ago
      Posted: May 11th 2010
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    no that sounds ok luv. wot about this one

    we have no expectations for wedding gifts as having our closest family and friends
    join us as we seal our love for each other is gift enough.
    however, should you wish to give us something on the day then -----------------
    would be much appreciated.

    or

    we have our dishes and towels for two,
    pots and pans and a toaster too.
    so if for our wedding you'd like to bring gifts,
    holiday vouchers would give us a lift.
    please dont be offended by this type of request,
    our day is complete with you as our guest.
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    • Emsy5000
      CommentAuthorEmsy5000
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: May 11th 2010
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    I like all of those :)

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    • CommentAuthorJoey
      Posted: May 11th 2010
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    aw yay thanks hun xx
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    • Emsy5000
      CommentAuthorEmsy5000
      Got married 9 years ago
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    h2b says that although the 'bring us money for the honeymoon pot' could be misconstrued
    it could be taken as saying that the money is for marijuana for consumption on our honeymoon. lol

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    • Suz80
      CommentAuthorSuz80
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    lmao Emsy...




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    • Suz80
      CommentAuthorSuz80
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    They all sound really lovely. None of them are tacky, and none of them would offend. :)




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    • ~*~ Becca ~*~
      CommentAuthor~*~ Becca ~*~
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    lmao emsy...

    yeh they are nice poems..a few ive came across sound cheeky lol


    GIVE US MONEYYYYYYYYY lol

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    • Suzi
      CommentAuthorSuzi
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    Ive done a poem as well...!!!

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    • Shell
      CommentAuthorShell
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: Jun 14th 2010
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    I think its a great idea - at first I didn't know whether or not it felt a little cheeky, but then everyone seems to be doing it and I don't think it's cheeky at all :)
    You can put all the money together that you get from your guests and spend it on something that you will both enjoy instead of having a dozen kettles or toasters, lol!!!!!!

    I've bought some of these little poems cards anyway for my invites :)
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    • Jay
      CommentAuthorJay
      Got married 10 years ago
      Posted: Jun 14th 2010
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    thats a nice one huni, we used

    if you were thinking of giving a gift
    to help us on our way
    a gift of cash towards our honeymoon
    would really make our day
    however, if you prefer to purchase a gift
    feel free to surprise us in your own way

    x
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    • MrsEminson2B
      CommentAuthorMrsEminson2B
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    sounds really good hun xx

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    • ljeh92
      CommentAuthorljeh92
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    aww theyre really good (:

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    • NHR115
      CommentAuthorNHR115
      Posted: Jun 14th 2010
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    I think the poem sounds really nice. Its catchy and not cheeky in the slightest. xxx




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    • getabettergift.com
      CommentAuthorgetabettergift.com
      Posted: Jun 23rd 2010
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    How about setting up an account on a website that specialises in collecting the money on your behalf. That way you could put your poem in your invites and on your web Gift Page. Your guests and well-wishers will then get the "gift-list" style experience when donating their monetary gifts towards your honeymoon as well as leaving you a little message back!.
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    • ~*~ Becca ~*~
      CommentAuthor~*~ Becca ~*~
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    we just got a poem in a wedding invite this morn

    "We know its not traditional, and not the way it's done
    but instead of a wedding list, we'd like a bit of sun
    so if you'd like to give a gift to celebrate
    some money for our honeymoon we would appreciate"

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    • b2bnicola
      CommentAuthorb2bnicola
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jun 23rd 2010
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    Becca I like that one :)
    Ive not heard that one before!
    xx

    Happily Married! :) xxx


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    • ~*~ Becca ~*~
      CommentAuthor~*~ Becca ~*~
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    me neither...but this is coming from a couple that we havent seen in proper ages lol

    she used to work with h2b and we got quite chummy with them then kinda just floated away lol

    be damned if they gettin a lot considering its only 19 days til our wedding after it x

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    • Bee
      CommentAuthorBee
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    bump! x
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    • mrs jenkinson 2b
      CommentAuthormrs jenkinson 2b
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: Sep 23rd 2010
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    Because at first we lived in sin
    We've got the sheets and a rubbish bin
    A gift from you would be swell
    But we'd prefer a donation to our Wishing Well!!

    More than just kisses so far we've shared,
    Our home has been made with Love and Care,
    Most things we need we've already got,
    And in our home we can't fit a lot!
    A wishing well we thought would be great,
    (But only if you wish to participate),
    A gift of money is placed in the well,
    Then make a wish .... but shhh don't tell!
    Once we've replaced the old with the new,
    We can look back and say it was thanks to you!
    And in return for your kindness, we're sure
    That one day soon you will get what you wished for.

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    • angelan1986
      CommentAuthorangelan1986
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Sep 23rd 2010
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    i could do with a little help, just written my own but there is 1 word i just cant seem to get in lol...

    I know this may sound cheeky, and we don’t like to ask
    But we have everything in our home, from a kettle to a flask
    We have a toaster, we have our towels, we have glasses and the plates
    The only thing we really want, is to set the next big date.
    A honeymoon is all we need, I’m sure you will agree
    To make our special occasion, the best that it can be
    Of course we don’t expect a thing, we’re really not that ********
    Your presence at our wedding, is all that is required
    But if a gift is what you had in mind, then please respect our wishes
    A money donation would be great, we really don’t need dishes


    any suggestions for the bleeped out word would be great thanks xxx

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    • loubylou
      CommentAuthorloubylou
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2011
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    we're thinking of sending this one so its not actually mentioning the word money or cash. but still aiming at the same thing...and as a lot of our guest will be travelling some only 20 odd miles some 220 miles.

    As many of you are travelling afar,
    It may be hard to fit a gift in the car,
    We don't have a gift list, we don't want presents,
    All we ask of you all, is to give us your presence.
    But if you wish to still give us a gift,
    we'd love you giving our honeymoon fund a lift.

    21st October 2011 will be the best day of my life!!!


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    • Faeth
      CommentAuthorFaeth
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: Jan 14th 2011
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    I'm still working on a poem for ours - what I've got so far is a bit awkward and needs polish, but so far it goes something like:-

    The best gift we can have
    Is your presence on the day
    We've cups and plates a plenty
    and a lovely big duvet

    So if you want to gift us
    something then you may
    We've love a little donation
    towards our special day

    You can give us cash or cheque
    but please say who it's from
    or using modern technology
    at ourwishingwell.com!

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    • Unknown
      CommentAuthorUnknown
      Posted: Jan 14th 2011
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    sbride: someone h2b works with had that last june for their wedding. i really like it and wanted to use it but as they are invited to ours dont feel i can!!

    Becca: i really like that one.

    Can you find them on the internet?
    xx




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    • caralou5776
      CommentAuthorcaralou5776
      Got married 8 years ago
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    have look in my home made things album, iv put pic of the poem we are using in there. hope it helps x

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    • Unknown
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      Posted: Mar 6th 2011
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    bump




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    • Mrs Alsbetty
      CommentAuthorMrs Alsbetty
      Got married 10 years ago
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    This is what i wrote in ours, i took a few i found on internet and stole bits from them and added in my own words too!


    Well it’s finally here, our wedding day
    What present could we get I hear you say
    One really wonderful fab great gift
    That would give us both another lift..
    Honeymoon vouchers from Thomas Cook
    We have popped in a leaflet so take a look
    And if you wonder when you will find the time
    You’ll be glad to know you can buy them on-line
    Reading this please don’t be offended
    We hope your not, it wasn’t intended
    So don’t think we are being funny
    If we say “can we just have the money”
    But what is the best
    Is having you there as our guest!

    we were amazed we got 1400 for our honeymoon!! we couldn't thank people enough!

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    • mummy2Olivia_Lisa
      CommentAuthormummy2Olivia_Lisa
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Mar 12th 2011
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    haha mrsalsbetty never mind the poem can i borrow your friends!!!! :D

    lol £1400............for that amount i wouldnt mind causing offence or being cheeky....lol just kiddin but u must have some caring friends x x x

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    • Mrs Alsbetty
      CommentAuthorMrs Alsbetty
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    haha yeah we were so shocked didnt expect that at all!! x

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    • mummy2Olivia_Lisa
      CommentAuthormummy2Olivia_Lisa
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    lol i bet!!!!!! well like i said if u want to loan me ur friends n family 4 the day i wont mind!!!!!!

    we havnt bothered asking for anything off mine or h2b's family as we no the chances of even recieving presents are slim to none.

    nevermind at least theyre comin.....lol ............something most people take 4 granted but 4 us a real deal.!!! x

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    • Mrs Alsbetty
      CommentAuthorMrs Alsbetty
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    yeah of course haha

    you just enjoy your day! xxxxxx

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    • VintageChic
      CommentAuthorVintageChic
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    • Mel D
      CommentAuthorMel D
      Getting married in 2 months
      Posted: Mar 21st 2011
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    We made up a poem for the wording of our invites:

    We're finally getting hitched and we'd like you to be there
    There'll be cake and food and stuff, so make sure you're not elsewhere

    Our fancy do will be from 4 at the Brooklands famous track
    The 28th of May's the day or you'll be sure to miss the craic

    There won't be any wedding list for my precious Melly
    We already have a sanwich toaster and a great big telly

    Soon we'll be off to Hong Kong and then to China too
    If you'd like to help us out we'd think it wonderful of you

    To help us pay for the honeymoon that we'd like to book
    We'd gladly receive a quid or two in vouchers from Thomas Cook

    We've had £150 already! Also, I got my fab shoes in exchange for Melly!!

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    • shellay
      CommentAuthorshellay
      Got married 9 years ago
      Posted: Mar 21st 2011
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    We know it’s not traditional
    It’s not the way it’s done
    But instead of a wedding list
    We’d like a bit of sun.

    Please do not think of us as rude
    Please do not take offence
    We do not want to upset you
    That’s not the way it’s meant.

    We’ve lived together quite a while
    And all the bills are paid
    We’ve got our plates, our pots and pans
    Our plans have all been made.

    So if you’d like to give a gift
    To help us celebrate
    Some money for a honeymoon
    We would appreciate
    :) x

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    • Kirsty4Paul
      CommentAuthorKirsty4Paul
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    loola hoop
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    • Jane
      CommentAuthorJane
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    you can buy these in bulk on bay xxx

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    • Madam Butterfly
      CommentAuthorMadam Butterfly
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    bumping for Helz

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    • Nicsquared
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    • CommentAuthor
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    thank you nicsquared
    xx

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    • Mrs Alsbetty
      CommentAuthorMrs Alsbetty
      Got married 10 years ago
      Posted: Mar 22nd 2012
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    i popped on here for a nosy and funny how old posts pop up again x

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    • b2bnicola
      CommentAuthorb2bnicola
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jul 20th 2012
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    Well i need help wording the poems so that its tailored for us and im the worst at writing so was hoping you's all could help!

    Below is three poems that we like, the reason we're asking for cash is that on our honeymoon we are wanting to do all the trips in egypt ie valley of kings, pyramids etc and im not sure how to incorportate this into a poem

    can u lovely girls (and boys) help me please?

    POEM 1
    we have our glassware and towels for two,
    pots and pans and a toaster too.
    so if for our wedding you'd like to bring gifts,
    money for on our honeymoon would give us a lift.
    please dont be offended by this type of request,
    our day is complete with you as our guest.

    POEM 2
    We know its not traditional, and not the way it's done
    but instead of a wedding list, we'd like a bit of sun
    so if you'd like to give a gift to celebrate
    some money for our honeymoon we would appreciate

    POEM 3
    We know it’s not traditional
    It’s not the way it’s done
    But instead of a wedding list
    We’d like a bit of sun.

    Please do not think of us as rude
    Please do not take offence
    We do not want to upset you
    That’s not the way it’s meant.

    We’ve lived together quite a while
    And all the bills are paid
    We’ve got our plates, our pots and pans
    Our plans have all been made.

    So if you’d like to give a gift
    To help us celebrate
    Some money for a honeymoon
    We would appreciate

    Happily Married! :) xxx


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    • Tsukijin
      CommentAuthorTsukijin
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jul 20th 2012
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    I received a....bad response for putting one of those poems in my invite from the oldies

    It said

    If you were thinking of a gift
    To help us on our way
    Small donations in our well
    Would make our wedding day

    But the gift we find best
    Is you as our guest

    Was a bit rubbish though, found it before I found this site

    eru, shiteiru ka? shinigami wa ringo shika tabenai?
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    • b2bnicola
      CommentAuthorb2bnicola
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jul 20th 2012
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    Awe did you? It seems silly getting a bad response cause everything always panics about buying a wedding gift for someone so ur saving them the bother of going out and getting something!
    x

    Happily Married! :) xxx


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    • Tsukijin
      CommentAuthorTsukijin
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jul 20th 2012
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    Yeah apparently IT was distasteful and I was 'taking the fun and tradition' out of the wedding because they really wanted to give me towels and used lecreuset pots and pillowcases older than my dad.

    I wouldn't be offended by the request at all.

    eru, shiteiru ka? shinigami wa ringo shika tabenai?
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    • b2bnicola
      CommentAuthorb2bnicola
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jul 20th 2012
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    Haha yeah for our engagement party we didnt say anything about gifts and we've honestly ended up with 5 bottles of white wine (neither of us drink white) 48 wine glasses in total and other stuff. h2b felt a little bit left out as he drinks beer lol!
    x

    Happily Married! :) xxx


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    • kjl87
      CommentAuthorkjl87
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 27th 2014
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    We don't want gifts either and would much prefer cash. But I remember my uncle making a comment at another wedding when they asked for money that it was rude to ask for it and I can just hear it echoing when I've read through some online.

    We have three boys and want to word it that we would like to put the money towards a family trip later in the year rather than our honeymoon. We'll be paying for our own honeymoon but feel guilty about not taking kids so want to do something with them later.
    Maybe asking for vouchers might be better? But we would appreciate the cash much more.
    I know that it works out cheaper for some guests to buy wedding gifts (as we won't know the cost), than feeling they have to give a generous amount of money. So awkward!

    I'm hoping people will use their sense and know we have what we need and will give money instead?
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    • WelshBrideBethan2015
      CommentAuthorWelshBrideBethan2015
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Sep 27th 2014
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    We will be asking for money as tbh we don't need anything for the house so it would be a waste! One thing we might do is people can get vouchers or pay online towards honeymoon which I can see is a good idea for some people.
    I think the negative side is some people see the whole money talk in all ways quite rude e.g asking peoples wage as some people believe this is the rudest thing ever!
    The thing is gifts years and years ago were for couples only just moving in together so they did need everything for the house however these days most people are living together already and there is a limit to amount of toasters one couple would need lol

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