Intro: Sending homemade New Years cards counts as a special privilege for those of us who love to create art. If you're late at sending them out, you can take heart if you've been asking yourself, "Does the mail run on New Year's Eve or on New Years Day?" There is some mail delivery, which allows you to pick up and receive any cards and gifts that may still be coming in.
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Does the Mail Run on New Year's Eve? Mailing Your New Year's Cards in 2013
That seems to be the big question, and the short answer to that, according to the USPS site is "yes." The lobby hours will be shorter on those days, so if you want to mail off one of your homemade cards, you'll have to get in the door early or mail the card on a day before the holiday.
The blue boxes you see around town will also be affected by these holiday mail delivery hours. Get to the box near you by noon of the 31st to ensure that your homemade cards are picked up.
However, getting mail on New Year's day is another story. All post offices will hang the "closed" sign on the door, so unless you send your New Year's cards Priority Mail Express, mail on the first day of the new year is a no go, so mail early. Regular service resumes on the 2nd of Jan.
New Year's Eve Quotes Cards: A Few Ideas
Need some quotes for your cards? I've assembled some inspirational quotes for you to write on your homemade New Year's cards. They're a nice way to say "good-bye" to the old year. And you'll find supplies to make your homemade cards and scrapbooks here.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost
The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now. Bill Cosby
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon
There is no remedy for love but to love more. Henry David Thoreau
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. Helen Keller
I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. W.B. Yeats
It is precisely the possibility of realizing a dream that makes life interesting. Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. Mark Twain
Years teach us more than books. Berthold Auerbach
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso