RSVP Now (Please): How to Get Your Wedding Guests Off Their Lazy Bums

The Wedding Guru Judy Lewis fields this week’s wedding questions. Today: Yes or no? Be diplomatic when inciting a response from less than enthusiastic wedding guests



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Ever hear of the expression, “Forewarned is forearmed?” This week’s bride has been given advanced notice of her soon-to-be in-laws’ penchant for, well, slacking. What should she do?

Dear Wedding Guru: “My fiancé warns me that his family is notorious about responding to invitations. (Apparently, many of them simply assume that, somehow, we’ll know that they’re coming to our wedding — even if they don’t send back the RSVP!) How do I handle family members who sit on the invitation like this?”

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Congratulations — you're involved in a wedding! Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride or hubby-to-be, an attendant or a guest, Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all your need-to-know questions about your nuptials.

Judy Lewis is the founder of HudsonValleyWeddings.com, the one-stop resource for services and products, promotions and specials, a Regional Bridal Show schedule, Wed Shop, and links to money-saving and wedding-related Web sites. In her spare time, Judy loves to compose poetry and create collages. She currently resides in Kingston with her husband and business partner, Jon.

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