It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas! My mother-in-law Bette emailed a picture of the sweet red-white-and-blue stocking she knitted for her Adopt an MP soldier, Sarah. (Here’s just a small peek, in case Sarah is reading this posting. Merry Christmas, Sarah!)
Because Bette’s military package will be delivered by the U.S. Postal Service instead of by flying reindeer, it is headed to the post office very soon. There are two to three weeks left to send packages and letters for guaranteed delivery by December 25th. Mark these military mail deadlines on your calendar:
To all you fellow procrastinators, I’ve found that even when letters and presents are sent a few days after these dates, they still make it overseas in time. But why risk it? Get in the Christmas spirit — and the post office lines — early this year. For more information on 2010 holiday military mail, read “Shipping Out the Holidays to Military Heroes” from the U.S. Post Office.