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Christmas cards

It's going to be a hard, lonely Christmas for a lot of Canadians. A kind note might help.
Holiday card features wife and daughters with their mouths duct-taped shut.
There's something for everyone in the just-released pictures!
'Tis the season to connect with family members — the old fashioned way.
If you're in the business of making memories, that is.
The 9-year-old Nova Scotia girl loves getting mail.
Family photo level: Expert.
And she got pretty personal.
1957 -- a grand year to behold! Thank you Margaret for being such a wise friend, calming me in my sadness and my pain over
The countdown to Christmas is on, and you know how we know? We can't seem to stop looking at stunning Christmas cards. November
"That's it! I won't be sending any Christmas cards this year!" When I first heard these words, I couldn't help but think how mean, scrooge-like and downright un-Christmassy they sounded -- all the harder to swallow because they were emanating from my own mouth. In the 14 years since, however, I haven't sent a single Christmas card, and at last count I haven't lost a single friend as a result.
What would your address book tell you? Is it time to start over with a new book too? Do you need to clean house and remove some of the names? Or do you need to check in and recapture a friendship that has fallen off the tracks? Are there new people you want to include?
Don't panic. It's still early enough to get organized with your annual Christmas cards. We know you want your beautiful family to stand out from the rest. That's why we rounded up a list of the 18 Best Holiday Cards. It won't take long to find something fabulous and original -- just for you.
You might be cringing every time you hear "The Little Drummer Boy" playing in the grocery store aisles, but I'm here to tell you that it's time to man up and start that list. First things first, you'll need paper goods.