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Dec 3, 2010

I Get By With a Little Help From SHUTTERFLY!

With a little help from Shutterfly, I just may be on top of things this year in sending out a photo Christmas card.

For the past few years (2009 excluded),we have taken a family ski trip during Christmas holidays.
Our family Christmas card was actually a Happy New Year greeting featuring a photo of the five of us on a Christmas vacation.
Christmas 2005
Christmas 2006
Christmas 2007
Christmas 2008

Last year was the first Christmas without our wonderful son, Andrew, and, obviously, sending Christmas cards was not on our radar screen.
This year, however, I had the idea of taking a family picture with a photo of Andrew included.
While searching the Shutterfly site for ideas, I found a lot of inspiration for a Christmas photo greeting that says, “Merry Christmas” from our whole family ~ all five of us!

These are my top 3 picks for a Dorsey Family Christmas greeting.

Wishing you a Christ filled Christmas

Faith, Hope, Love, Family

The Lord is King.
If you would like to see what Shutterfly has to offer you as you decide upon that perfect 2010 Holiday card, follow this link http://www.shutterfly.com/cards-stationery/holiday-cards.
Are you more interested in a Christmas greeting? Follow this link http://www.shutterfly.com/cards-stationery/christmas-photo-cards.

On my mother's Christmas wish list every year is a pretty calendar.
I think I'll surprise her this year with a photo calendar. It will be even more special to her this year as we include pictures over the years of our family of 5. I think I'll order one for myself as well.
I like this one a lot: http://www.shutterfly.com/calendars/wall-calendars

Could you use a little help from Shutterfly?

For information on Shutterfly's blogger promotion, go here: http://bit.ly/sfly2010.


  1. This looks like a great idea for your Christmas cards!

  2. I don't think my first comment went through for some reason. I wanted you to know that you shared this post in a beautiful way even though just looking at those pictures must be heartbreaking for you. It comes as a good reminder to me to just love to pieces everyone that graces one's Christmas card, because you never know how long you will all be together. Thinking about you so much during this holiday season. I agree with you that Shutterfly has a lot to offer. I like your choices.

  3. They are all beautiful! Thanks for the links! I will have to check them out :)


  4. They look great...I'm a Snapfish girl when it comes to mail order photos, this year I took the easiest route and had a family photo done at Penney's, then ordered their cards.

    I do love the creativity of internet photo shops, though!

    Thinking of and praying much for you and your family this December:)

  5. I love each card choice, and can imagine how special it will be. We always do a photo calendar of all of the grandchildren for my mom. She loves it and looks forward to it each year.

    I'm keeping up with the dates, and just want you to know I'm praying for all of you!

    With love~