I love using photo cards as holiday greeting cards – they show off my beautiful kids (not that I’m biased or anything, LOL!), and I can keep the writing to a minimum so they’re easy and fast to send out. Also, since I think it’s fun to see how my friends’ and relatives’ kids have grown, I figure they like seeing how my kids have changed over the last year as well. Plus, nothing thrills the grandparents and great-grandparents more than photos of the little ones.
Last year, I got some holiday cards from Shutterfly, and they were fabulous so I’ll be doing the same this year. Because one side of our family celebrates Christmas and the other side celebrates Hanukkah, I look for cards that are “religion-neutral,” so to speak, so as not to offend anyone. I love the huge selection at Shutterfly, although if you’re looking specifically for Christmas, they have many Christmas cards to choose from.
I still love the design we got last year, although obviously we can’t do it again this year:
That is obviously not my two boys
This year, I am leaning toward the Jolly Colors Holiday Card or Mod Snowflakes Christmas Card – they both sound Christmas-y, but have neutral wording. And don’t forget that Shutterfly makes awesome photo books, which make great gifts for grandparents. Or for your own children, since mine love to look at the photo books I made from their newborn days.
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