Should I send save the dates?
I had never planned on sending save the dates, until my fiancee's aunt pointed out we're getting married Superbowl weekend (Feb 1, 2014). Then I considered doing so, and picked save the dates out to match our invitations. I talked to Mom and she thinks that I would be okay sending out just invitations... my fiancee thinks the same, but told me if I want to get them, to go ahead. The thing is, I do want to get them - but I don't want to spend the money necessary to buy them if they really are not necessary. Also, I feel a little silly because I had started asking people for addresses so I could have them together (we're inviting about 300 people) and organized for addressing once I got the save the dates ordered. I was expecting to order them this week and pick them up next Saturday, then mail them sometime in April. Thoughts, thoughts, thoughts, please!
Also, what's proper etiquette for sending out the invitations? Is now too early?