Our Christmas Cards are legendary. Sometime, when I have a minute (which means in the year 2032) I should go through all our previous years' Christmas cards and post them here - if for no other reason than to save them for posterity since I'm sure in this house they will eventually get lost, thrown out, eaten or stepped on.

I'm not sure exactly how the Wonderland Christmas Card Tradition got started. It's the one time of year I am crafty and I actually make something instead of purchasing it at the cheapest available price -- it probably had something to do with the disdain for and lack understanding of the rest of the world has for my sense of humor. (I'm funny dammit! Everyone should know that by now.) I was simply forced to make my own cards since none of the available options was to my liking. These days, since my family members were so impressed with this one, it's become the kind of a thing where we try to outdo ourselves each year.

Personally, my favorite was the year I had a rubber stamp made and simply stamped all the cards with a generic holiday greeting that included a couple of fill-in-the-blanks such as "We hope you enjoy your Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Solstice/Other holiday plans." But yesterday our neighbor came over and accused me of sending "morbid cards" out for Christmas and "trying to depress people." So this one is a close second: