Christmas Cards Carol “Good Bye.”

Is the Time-Old Tradition Coming to an End?

A+display+of+Christmas+Cards+at+Meijer.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Christmas Cards Carol “Good Bye.”

A display of Christmas Cards at Meijer.

A display of Christmas Cards at Meijer.

Bre

A display of Christmas Cards at Meijer.

Bre

Bre

A display of Christmas Cards at Meijer.

Brenna Filbey, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Features Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Christmas Cards used to be EVERYWHERE in the mail. I remember my mom making a festive archway in my house, but lately, Christmas Cards have been scarce. Why?

  Back in the day, the Christmas Card was used to send “well-wishes” and “good-tidings” to loved ones, who perhaps lived far away. But now, in the technology-filled twenty-first century, all someone has to do is send a simple text or press a button to call. The need for christmas cards has decreased dramatically.

   However, according to St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School in the U.K., “Over 2 billion Christmas cards are sent in the U.S. each year. Around 500 million e-cards are sent each year.”

    500 Internal Server Error

Internal Server Error

The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in the application.

   The complications of sending these holiday cards that hold seasonal joy include manners, cost, time,and the possible mess of coordinating a family picture. However, overlook that and one can see the benefits: many people write letters describing their year to their loved ones, are able to customize these greetings, and send joy through this simple greeting card. 

   Christmas is a very busy time, but the Christmas card allows one to slow down and acknowledge those whom they love.