Welcome to another Transformation Tuesday here at Createyou86. Today i want to share with all of you one simple thing that we did / are doing this year to save ourselves some time, mostly money, and energy. Lets talk about Christmas Cards, and the crazy amount of money that people spend on creating, and sending them.
This year we figured out as a couple that we wanted to send 15 Christmas cards. You wouldn't think that fifteen cards would cost that much money, but I was looking into using Shutterfly which is a pretty basic place for people to purchase photo Christmas cards, and my sister had given me an awesome 50% off coupon for a BARE BASICS cardstock (the type of cardstock you can buy at Michael's for 50 cents) photo Christmas card. I created the card that i wanted, and the price before the coupon was $27.50....WHAT? $27.50 for 15 SUPER BASIC cards? after the coupon it would have been about $13.75 + postage stamps?
I decided that there was no way i was spending that much money on Christmas cards when i have leftover ones from last year that i could send out. However, what i did decide i was going to do was:
Stay Tuned for our December Blog Series beginning November 30th for a sneak peek at our Christmas Card!
What is your LEAST favorite thing to have to purchase during the holidays? Let us know in the comments below!