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Post Thu, Sep 22 2022, 1:01 pm
Do you keep or toss the birthday and mazel tov cards that you get? And if you keep, where do you keep them?
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Post Thu, Sep 22 2022, 1:07 pm

Birthday cards that are meaningful to me (from my husband, kids, mother etc) is kept.
Mazel tov cards I don’t keep. Those are usually very generic.

I keep them in a folder in my files box.
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Post Thu, Sep 22 2022, 1:11 pm
If it's a significant celebration, like a new baby or a Bar Mitzvah I stick them in an album.

If its stam birthday cards, in theory I throw them out a few weeks later, but in practice they often hang around in odd corners. Then when my mother was niftar, I was so glad to find I still had the past few years of birthday cards from her. They suddenly became very precious.

My mother was a kindergarten teacher, and she always tore the back off and took the pictures in for the children to use.
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Post Thu, Sep 22 2022, 1:14 pm
I keep most of them on a shelf in my living room, especially if they have pretty designs
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Post Thu, Sep 22 2022, 2:35 pm
I like the idea of putting significant event cards into album. I also like saving for sentimental reasons. I just find they take up so much space!
It's also true that some generic ones may not need to be saved.
I once tried photographing a bunch and discarding the originals. But I realized the kids just don't appreciate/enjoy them the same at all. Like almost not kidai.
So I'm still undecided. In the mean time I have a whole pile of them sitting on my table from my post spring cleaning......
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Post Thu, Sep 22 2022, 2:36 pm
I have a wooden box I keep in the bottom cabinet of my curio.
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