- The time and the stress of taking and choosing THE right picture, layout and words.
- The cost of the cards themselves and the postage (we've moved a lot and have a long list of people on that list).
- I already post pics of my kids way too often already - it's not like most of these people haven't heard from me in a year.
Did I cheat? Yes, a little. I took an offer of 10 free Christmas cards from a card printing company and sent them to people that aren't on facebook like my grandma.
What did I do instead? I took the money I would have spent on cards (which really adds up if you think about it) and I donated it to a charity. We had more time to concentrate on the true meaning of CHRISTmas.
Am I doing it again this year? You betcha! Some ideas for where to donate that $$ you would have spent on cards are: