And, we forced the cats to get in the Christmas spirit too.
Introducing Kali, the elf:
And Santa Rocky:
So, even though I'm leaving some unchecked, I feel like the big goals were more than covered and for that, I'm considering this Mission 101 accomplished.
Seriously, why would you want to go outside when you can just cuddle up with them?
I mentioned before that I love this time of year. Everything from Halloween to New Year's is fun event after event. One of the many things I love is getting holiday cards - and I love sending them.
Last year was our first foray into photo cards. I'll admit, I wasn't sure I really wanted to send photo cards. To me they always seemed like something for cute little kids. We sent out a photo card with one of our wedding shots; I loved the way it came and we got tons of compliments on them.
This year, Shutterfly is offering 50 free photo cards to bloggers so it looks like we'll be sending some out again this year. I've been poking around Shutterfly and there are so many great designs to pick from.
I love the ones with the Retro/Vintage feel:
I really can't decide!
Shutterfly has lots of great card options:
And if you're a blogger and interested in getting 50 free cards, you can check out the promotion here: http://bit.ly/sfly2010
Do you typically send out holiday cards? Are you a fan of photo cards or more traditional cards?
I received a promo code for 50 free photo cards for making this post but the opinions expressed are my own.
For all the shopping we did, we didn't really buy that much!
I think it's great that she made the effort to help out a local organization while she was in the area.
I had a great time meeting Rachael and I'm so excited to break in the new book!