Wedding Gifts: Should I Give a Gift if I’m Out of Town?
A wedding guest wonders if she should send her niece an engagement gift if she can’t attend the party
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The process of gift-giving always poses many questions: Do you have to give a gift? How much should you spend? Do you have to pick something from the couples’ bridal registry? Then, there’s this one from a guest invited to an engagement party:
Dear Wedding Guru: “My niece and her fiancé are having an engagement party. It’s out of town and I can’t attend. Do I send a gift anyway?”
(Our answer on next page)