The date is February 4. I have NO idea when to ask people to RSVP by! Here are the things I am considering:
1. The venue wants an initial head count 30 days out, which would be January 4.
2. I want to get as many RSVPs back before January 4 as possible
3. I DON'T want my invitations to get lost in the Christmas card shuffle, so I want to send them out early.
4. I don't want people to get the invitations so early that the wedding slips their mind (I know this is unlikely but it is a fear none-the-less).
I thought of a December 30 RSVP but that is right in the middle of the holiday season. A relative suggested December 4, but 2 months seems awefully early to me. Any suggestions?