When in doubt, choose the note. A prompt, sincere, handwritten one is always appropriate and is greatly appreciated by the recipient. It’s also good business.
I have note cards with my married initials on them. Should I use these to write thank-you notes for my shower gifts or should I wait until I am married and use something else in the meantime?
The skinny on thank-you notes: whether to email, phone or write; which situations call for a handwritten note; and how to tailor your note to the occasion.
Because sympathy notes and letters are too personal to follow a set form, one simple rule can guide you: Say what you truly feel. A single sincere line expressing the genuine feeling you had for the deceased is all you need to write.
There is nothing more appreciated than a lovely handwritten thank-you note. Here are some tips from Peggy Post on turning this obligation into a pleasure. When should notes be written? Contrary to popular myth, the happy couple does not have a year’s grace period in which to write their notes. All thank-you notes should be … Continued
Finding time to write thank-you notes for wedding presents may seem overwhelming, but a few simple dos and don’ts will help keep you on track: Do personalize your notes and make reference to the person as well as the gift. Do remember that a gift should be acknowledged with the same courtesy and generous spirit … Continued
It’s hard not to make a fuss over a new baby, even before the little bundle of joy is born. That is why we “shower” parents-to-be with presents.
Businesses live and breathe by email. It’s no longer uncommon to work regularly with people you’ve never met, with the interactions carried out entirely through calls and email.