How many Christmas cards do you send out?

  1. I was just wondering how many Christmas cards everyone sends out each year. Excluding our Allnurses card exchange this season, how many cards do you send out to friends and families? I figured I have sent out about 110 cards not including the Allnurses list. Didn't realize that I knew that many people....
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  3. by   hapeewendy
    I sent everyone on the allnurses list a card, plus about 10 assorted friends and family at a distance(those I wont be seeing , otherwise I've just attached a lil card to their gifts) email cards to be sent this week to those on the email list on allnurses plus a few other friends... so all in all , probably 80 or so??!?
    wow thats a lot ... haha
    holy stamp licking batman!
  4. by   CountrifiedRN
    Usually, I send out about 50 to family and friends. But this year I procrastinated and when the ice storm hit it fried my hard drive and I lost all my addresses, so I haven't been able to send out any. I do remember some of the addresses, but I don't want to send to some and leave out others.
  5. by   renerian
    I sent around 40 and hubby sent around that number. Had to cut back.

    renerian
  6. by   nakitamoon
    my husband and i both have very large extended family,,,,, all over the country,,,, some of these family members,,, our only contact is christmas cards,,,, so every year,,, send out 150,,,, then there is work,,,, that is 72,,, family and friends here,,, about 35,,,,, lots and lots of christmas cards,,,,,,,

    now add to list,,,, the ones i will email,,,, inc,, allnurses,,, and online friends,,,,,, need to invest in stock,,, in card companys,,,, lol

    happy holidays ~kitamoon,,,,
  7. by   emily_mom
    I think about 100, not including the ones from here (sending today!!!) and school and work friends....so probably about 150 too!

    Kristy
  8. by   Tweety
    Usually only about 20.

    But zero this year. I ain't doing it. bah humbug
  9. by   Beach_RN
    I send out 88 cards to Friends and Family!

    Brenda
  10. by   Enright
    I send out 200 a year. I am ambivalent about the whole thing, but I live 1200 miles from all my old friends and all my family. My parents died when I was a kid so I keep up their list as well. One year I didn't send any out and got frantic calls from a dozen or so people thinking I was dead. I only get about 20 so it isn't much of a return on my investment!
  11. by   LasVegasRN
    I had not sent out cards since 1999 to make sure everyone KNEW I had dropped the baggage... er, I mean, divorced.

    This year I sent out 90 cards.

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