10 Anti-Christmas Christmas Cards if you’re not feeling holly and jolly (2014)

It's that most special time of the year, when the last thing you want to think about is sending a pile of Christmas cards. Here's a batch, for when you're not feeling merry and bright, to make it a little easier.

(RNS) It’s mid-December, about the time Holiday Hostility Syndrome clicks in. You know the symptoms – a freakish aversion to “Jingle Bells,” a refusal to attend yet another cookie decorating party and frequent expressions of “Is it January yet?”

Holiday greeting cards are expressing HHS with increasing frequency. Here is a selection that manages the line between naughty and nice.

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"It's all about me!!" card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

“It’s all about me!!” card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

But we knew that already. Card by Kiss Me Kwik.

"Dear Mary" Christmas card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

“Dear Mary” Christmas card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

Best. Atheist. Christmas card. EVER. Card by Sapling Press.

 

"Are we there yet?" card, photo by Kimberly Winston. Card created by Zeichen Press Design & Letterpress

“Are we there yet?” card, photo by Kimberly Winston. Card created by Zeichen Press Design & Letterpress

Three Wise Men, indeed. But did they stop to ask for directions? Card by Zeichen Press Design & Letterpress

"It would not take long for the madness of Winter to descend upon the little house." Photo by Kimberly Winston, card created by Zeichen Press Design & Letterpress

“It would not take long for the madness of Winter to descend upon the little house.” Photo by Kimberly Winston, card created by Zeichen Press Design & Letterpress

Remember “The Shining?” Merry Christmas! Card by Zeichen Press Design and Letterpress.

Monkey card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

Monkey card, photo by Kimberly Winston. Card by Blue Barnhouse.

Hey, it’s better than getting another ugly Christmas sweater. Card by Blue Barnhouse.

 

"Christmas AND his birthday" card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

“Christmas AND his birthday” card, photo by Kimberly Winston. Card by McBitterson’s.

That  Jesus is one lucky guy. Card by McBitterson’s.

"Oy Vey!" card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

“Oy Vey!” card, photo by Kimberly Winston. Card by Lady Pilot Letterpress.

You and me both, Santa! Card by Lady Pilot Letterpress.

Kitten card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

Kitten card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

You have your orders. Card by McBitterson’s.

"Merry Buckin' Christmas" card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

“Merry Buckin’ Christmas.” Photo by Kimberly Winston. Card by Dee & Lala

YOU HEARD ME. Card by Dee & Lala.

"Happy whatever Religious Holiday you celebrate in December" card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

“Happy whatever Religious Holiday you celebrate in December” card, photo by Kimberly Winston.

Merry Christma-Hanu-Kwanza-Solsti-kkah from Religion News Service! Card by Bald Guy Greetings.