A Rasmussen survey found 47 percent of those polled said they plan on sending Christmas cards, down from 54 percent last year and the lowest finding in several years. What's the holiday card situation at your house? We still send some cards, but fewer than we used to. Greeting friends and loved ones through the U.S. mail is a cordial tradition we're not about to give up. Christmas cards? We quit sending them years ago. We now use social media to send holiday cheer. It's faster and cheaper than mailing cards.