The presents have been wrapped, the tree has been decked, and the Christmas dinner has been arranged — but there's likely one more item on your holiday to-do list: Of course, I'm thinking about what to write in a Christmas card! After all, nothing like a traditional Christmas card for spreading seasonal cheer, especially when it's accompanied by a handwritten note. "Sitting down with a cup of hot tea and reading the'real mail' holiday cards and letters is one of the season's basic joys," writes Jodi R.R. Smith, founder of Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting. "Holding a piece of paper that has been touched by someone you care about has a special meaning."