Category Archives: holidays

Our 2015 Christmas Cards

December 11, 2015

It’s time, it’s time! It’s time to fill your friends’ and families’ mailboxes with beautiful family memories and holiday cheer. I always love an opportunity to to look back over the best memories of the year or to document an annual family portrait. This year, I was happy to partner with Minted for our Christmas cards!

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I loved flipping through my favorite cards and previewing our family photo in all the different designs. I thought about a birth announcement holiday card, the foil-pressed, and the luxe letterpress cards. I ended up choosing a classic Merry Christmas on a simple cotton card.

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This year, since I’ve got my hands full with Little Lucy, I took full advantage of the free recipient addressing with The Minted Envelope. They have designs for the address block to coordinate with each holiday card design. I loved how easy it was to upload our addresses (I used Postable to collect our addresses in a digital address book for the first time this year!) and then receive everything complete and ready to go. All that was left to do was stuff the envelopes!

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Christmas card photo by Betsy McPherson

Silly Valentine Cards

February 3, 2015

Happy February! This month is one of my favorite months, only sort of because of Valentine’s Day, but mostly because February means that the cold and yucky month of January is over and we’re that much closer to springtime and warm weather. But Valentine’s Day is fun, too! And these silly cards from Emily McDowell are just hilarious. I can’t decide which one is my favorite!

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See all Emily’s cards in her Etsy shop.

Christmas Spirit

December 21, 2014

Even though the blog has been quiet lately, we’re definitely in the Christmas spirit! Our tree smells delicious, the shopping is done, the chocolate chip cookies are warm, and our neighborhood is decked out with Christmas balls in the trees. We’re headed up to North Carolina to visit my family for the holiday and I cannot wait! Hot chocolate, warm fireplace, Christmas music, …Mmm. Merry Christmas, everybody!

Verily gift tags

Aren’t these the cutest gift tags? So easy last for minute gift labeling! Get them here from Verily Mag.