If you are the type of person who enjoys writing an annual family newsletter at Christmastime, consider if you would like to write something similar either monthly or quarterly.

I’m not suggesting that you mail out these newsletters as you would do with Christmas cards.

But you might want to post them publicly such as on Facebook or on a personal blog, or just keep them to yourself as a private record of things your family did. You might save these newsletters to serve as ideas for your annual mailing, or put them together in an annual family memory book.

(Image credit: Reimund Bertrams )

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