I’m down to the last minute. Christmas Eve is in ten days and I haven’t sent out Christmas cards. Last year I decided I was going to forego Christmas cards using the “just-moved-into-our-house-with-brand-new-baby” excuse, then I cracked on 20 December. That’s right. Five days before Christmas I changed my mind, haphazardly designed a card on Shutterfly, and sent it out in time to say “Happy New Year!”
It’s not that I don’t love Christmas cards. I love getting Christmas cards from friends, especially our military friends, that we rarely see. The pictures are always adorable and the letters informative. Well, most of the letters are informative. I must admit there are one or two distant friends of friends, or long-lost relatives that have sent letters detailing how hard it is for their two-year-old to NOT write in Latin or how they decided their ten day cruise off of St. Bart’s was a little on the long side. I have never written a Christmas letter to include with our Christmas card, but I’m pretty sure no one wants to hear about the fifteenth time our dog, Hazel, decided to pee in the back office because she was jealous we didn’t take HER along to the park or how our pet-worm colony is doing in the basement (Yes, these are both true. Worm post to come in a few.)
Anyway, so I really need help. I have a bunch of cardstock and envelopes that I could use (don’t tell Zeke they were originally intended for his birth announcement that kinda didn’t happen). And I was thinking about this photo …
When I asked Hubby last night if we should send them he said, “Nobody cares if they get a Christmas card from us. Let’s just not do it this year.” So I need to know, does no one care? What do you think about Christmas cards? Anyone?
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