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4 Tips for Planning Your Christmas Letter in Advance

As the madness of the holiday season has finally died down, take some time to reflect on your hits and misses of the season and determine what to do different next year. If like many, you were scrambling at the last minute to write your Christmas letter to family and friends, perhaps you’ve vowed to…

Save Time with Christmas Letter Cards

If you love keeping in touch with family and friends with an annual holiday letter, but hate finding stationery, printing it out and stuffing it in your cards, then you might want to consider an all-in-one Christmas card and letter. These handy cards give you plenty of room for photos and text to tell all…

Christmas Letter Creator Makes Letter Writing Easy

Many people who send out Christmas letters during the holidays buy stationery at a store, write their letter in a word processor and then print it at home. But getting everything to fit on the page can sometimes be a chore. Do you ever wish you could just type your letter online, preview how it…

Popular Christmas Songs About Angels

There are many beautiful Christmas songs about angels that have been very popular over the years and are still favorites for many people each year. Music brings pleasure and peace to the soul, and Christmas songs are a way for people to share and spread this joy during a special time of year. Here are…

Portable North Pole Returns with New Features

Portable North Pole, the website that lets you create a free personalized video message from Santa Claus, is coming back in November, and it’s better than ever. Now in its 5th year, Portable North Pole (or PNP) continues to innovate. This year the site is again offering free personalized videos that include up to 20…

Is Social Media Overtaking Traditional Holiday Letters?

The rise of social media as our daily communications tool to friends and family members seems to be slowly eclipsing the necessity of the traditional annual ‘holiday letter‘. Through social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and countless others, we learn about happenings in the lives of people in our network on a continual…

Printable Elf Poop Poem and Recipe

Do you know someone who’s on Santa’s Naughty List this year? Or perhaps someone who just enjoys silly gag gifts? Then try giving them some “Elf Poop.” Don’t worry – it’s not as gross as it sounds. Holiday “poop” has become popular in recent years, with everything from reindeer poop and snowman poop at Christmas…

How to Create a Christmas Letter on Zazzle

Zazzle is one of the most popular sites on the web, reaching over 3 million people a month and offering thousands of personalized products for sale. You can buy and customize everything from shirts and mugs to iPhone covers and laptop sleeves. They also have plenty of cards, stamps and stationery for Christmas. But did…

What’s a Magic Santa Key?

Kids have been hanging their stockings by the chimney and waiting for Santa to fill them for hundreds of years. But these days, plenty of folks don’t have chimneys, and curious kids may wonder how Santa Claus can get into a locked house. If you haven’t heard, the answer is a magic Santa key. These…