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Trying not to jump on the bandwagon and a giveaway

I do not like thinking about Christmas until Advent. And, I really, really do not like seeing Christmas decorations up already in stores.  But thanks to Shutterfly, I AM thinking about Christmas cards already.  I wish I could say I have the card chosen and designed, but I do not.  No great photos from family vacations from this year to use, like we used on our Christmas card from Shutterfly last year:
But, what I do know is that I will be getting my cards from Shutterfly again this year.  For the last several years, we have done photo cards.  It is the perfect way to show family and friends that do not get to see us all the time, how the family has grown and how big the kids are getting.  Last year was the first year we used Shutterfly and I will tell you that their quality is incomparable!  The cards turned out beautifully.

Shutterfly has a great selection of cards to choose from.  They have religious Christmas cards such as this beautiful one.
These are some of my favorite Holiday and Christmas cards:



Shutterfly also has AMAZING photobooks.  We make one each year as a family year book.  Our 2010 photobook was made through Shutterfly.  We brought it to my parent's house to show them and it was so nice that they refused to give it back! (Thank you Shutterfly for some great coupon codes so we could make another one!)

Now that I have you all in the Christmas card spirit, three lucky readers will win a coupon code for 25 free photo cards from Shutterfly! This code can be used for Christmas Cards, Birth Announcements, or Greeting Cards.

So to enter, all you need to do is:

 Leave a comment telling me what is your favorite part about sending out Christmas cards.


For extra entries:

Blog, tweet, or Facebook about this giveaway.  Leave a separate comment for each thing you do.

Giveaway will end on November 11th at Midnight.

Good Luck!

Comments

  1. My favorite part about sending Christmas cards is that this year God has blessed me with a family so I can actually do it!!! Vs. Getting all the Christmas cards at my parents house and appreciating. SO fun being married with a fancy face baby:)

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  2. I love that when you send a card out to someone new, you get cards back!! I love looking back at them year to year :)

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  3. Ironically, my favorite part of sending out Christmas cards is having my kids make them! So we don't usually do photo cards here. However, greeting cards for other times of the year would be great!

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  4. Ok I'm going to be totally honest and say my favorite part of sending out Christmas cards is being done with them. It's a gigantic task for us that takes hours of work. I will say though that I love having them as a very concise nutshell of our year. It's a nice memory.

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  5. I love showing off my kids! :-) Seriously though, sending Christmas cards seems like a very grown up thing to do and it's great to keep in touch with friends and family!

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  6. I love getting cards and updates from our worldwide family in return!

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  7. My favorite part is feeling like I'm reaching out to friends and family living faraway ~ and the hope that what I send out I will receive ~ love finding cards in the mail.

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  8. my fave part is sending/receiving photo cards- i loves eeing how much everyone has grown!

    annae07 at aol dot com

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  9. I love Shutterfly and their great cards! I enjoy sending Christmas cards out to our friends and family to show how much everyone has grown and changed each year. Christmas cards are so much fun to receive in the mail!

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