I’ve been going back and forth on whether or not to send our parents cards from Steven for Valentine’s Day. It’s not like he can write in it or sign his name anyway. I’ll be thrilled when the year comes that he wants to make sweet little cards. Until then it’s all on me. Instead of sending a card I’m going to surprise the grandparents with a picture. They don’t live close by so they’ll love getting a new picture. The thing is, I kinda waited until the last minute. Not a problem though. My method is faster (and cheaper!) than sending a picture through the mail.
1. Pick a picture
I wanted to send a picture the grandparents haven’t seen. We took Steven to the park to play while I snapped away. He was excited to play, and I was excited to get a shot of him I adore!
2. Jazz it up
I used PicMonkey to put a word bubble and text on the picture. They’ve got so many fun options to choose from. Play around with it to find something you love.
3. Send it to a local photo center
Oh how I love technology! All I have to do is upload the picture and send it to their local photo center. I pay for it online and make sure to list their name to pick it up. It is ready in one hour and costs less than a stamp!
The following is a list of common photo centers. Just be aware that the quality varies.
4. Tell the recipient what you did and where to find it
I like to send a copy of the confirmation email so the recipient knows exactly where to pick the photo up. Since it is already paid for this should be painless for them.