Guests are faced with bill after they were unable to attend wedding

/ Source: TODAY

Jessica Baker and her husband were surprised to find a bill arrive in the mail after they weren't able to attend a wedding earlier this month.

Baker's mom was supposed to watch the couple's kids, who weren't invited, but canceled on them last minute, so they were forced to stay home.

The total came to $75.90 for two herb-crusted walleye meals and a $7.95 service charge fee.

"This cost reflects the amount paid by the bride and groom for meals that were RSVP'd for, reimbursement and explanation for no show, card, call or text would be appreciated," the note read.

Courtesy of KARE 11's Facebook

"This whole thing is just kind of silly," Baker told NBC affiliate KARE 11. "I guess I don't know what the right answer would have been. What the right thing to do would have been."

The station took to Facebook to ask their fans what she should have done.

"I've worked in catering for years. It's rare that all RSVP's show up. In fact, there's usually about a 10% no show rate," Lori Boemer wrote.

"I'd pay it if they sent me the food," Joe Biezuns wrote.

Sarah Baumann Rogers, editor of Minnesota Bride, said you should never follow up to ask why guests couldn't come, let alone send a bill.

"General rule is prepare for about 10 percent of overage or underage when you're planning a big event like that and catering companies are well aware of this," Rogers told KARE 11.