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How do I invite guests requesting “ceremony only” wedding invitations?

Dear Gwyn, My son is getting married in about 6 weeks. He and his fiance are having a small wedding with just family and a few close personal friends of theirs. He has grown up in the church where they are getting married. Several people in the congregation have asked to attend the ceremony even [...]

How do I budget with my brother for a surprise vacation for my mother?

Dear Gwyn, My mom’s 60th birthday is this Spring and my brother and I would like to surprise her with a trip to Costa Rica. I budgeted to share the cost of the plane ticket with my brother, but he is expecting me to also pay for all of the accommodations too. How do we [...]