So I have a question. My mother wants to throw the FI and I an engagement party (which is awesome!) but she wants to throw it two months before the actual wedding. Now I don't want to sound ungrateful or anything, I'm just wondering if I'm the only one to think it a little late in the game for that specific kind of party? Perhaps I should ask if instead of throwing an engagement party (not that I am traditional, but etiquette states that eparties should be 2-4 months after the engagement), that perhaps she can throw a meet-and-greet-the-wedding-party party so that it is still wedding related? Or should I simply not mention anything about the timing and chuck tradition out the door, show up and enjoy the party? How many of you have attended engagement parties long after the initial engagement? Am I making a mountain out of an ant hill? Just so you know, the planning hasn't even started for the party, as she plans to throw it September 2013, which is why I am thinking of suggesting changing the theme of the party, as there is still room to move, so to speak!