**Spoiler alert: If you’re on my Christmas card list, this may ruin some of the fun this year. But if you still need ideas for your holiday cards, read on.**
Back when I was single, I didn’t send a lot of holiday cards and photos. This wasn’t for lack of friends, but honestly—who wanted a picture of me and my cat? Everyone already knew what I was up to and looked like, thanks to social media.
(Note to my single friends: Personally, I enjoy your photos and updates. In fact, I save each one every year. Clearly my quirky insecurities were just kicking into gear and paralyzing single ol’ me.)
Even our first year married (two weeks before Christmas—I think we had an excuse that year)…and perhaps our second…I don’t remember sending out cards. But once the Little Butt arrived, I felt like I had something more to share. Again, quirky-crazy, but there you have it.
But this year? This year I couldn’t wait to order my Christmas cards. The stress of finding that perfect family photo? A necessary evil. I had my eyes on the prize.
My momma raised me right, and she taught me that you always include a personal note in each and every holiday card. Now, this was no simple feat. My parents’ address list was upwards of 300 back when Mom was baking 12+ types of Christmas cookies, making handmade gifts for most (if not all) of her eight children, and keeping up with ten crazy lives.
Suffice it to say, I felt a little guilty last year when our card simply carried a message and our names. But a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do.
Not this year, baby! With EC I have the best of all possible worlds: color, class, a personal message, and all on an extra-thick postcard. So I’m saving time and money.
Now, we also exchange holiday cards with all seven of my crazy siblings, my parents, and my in-laws. Do they need to get an update telling them of my guy’s promotion, my activities, and an upcoming baby? Nope. So for them, I splurged. We went with a Z-fold card that includes four photos.
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