Thank Yous at the Holidays

Christmas / Hanukkah Thank You Note Tips

  For those who receive gifts over the holidays, it is good form and much appreciated if you show your thanks with handwritten thank you notes.  With so much energy already expended shopping, cooking, entertaining, and perhaps celebrating the New Year, holiday gift thank you cards can be tough to manage.  But, of course, whoever shopped for your gifts also invested a lot of time and effort; so even a short note will go a long way.  Thankster makes the job of writing these thank you notes much easier.  Pease see some sugggested wording samples below.


Christmas / Hanukkah Thank You Note Wording

Christmas Gift Thank You Note Examples
Hanukkah Gift Thank You Note Examples

 


Christmas Gift Thank You Note Examples

“Dear Sarah and Thomas,

  Thank you so much for the gorgeous scented candles. I just adore the fragrance of cinnamon and lemon! You obviously know how much I love candles and these will be burning proudly in our home.

  Thanks once again for such a lovely and thoughtful gift.

Love,”

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“Dear Anne and Mark,

  Just to let you know, your parcel for the boys arrived yesterday. I have hidden it away until Christmas! It is so kind of you to think of them, and so I'll say thank you for now until the boys thank you personally for their gifts.

  I hope you have a lovely Christmas and New Year.

Love,”

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“Dear Trish and Brian,

  Thank you so much for the money you sent the boys for Christmas. We have put it into their savings accounts, where will not only help provide for their futures but will also offer an early lesson in finance.

  Thanks once again for such a generous and thoughtful gift.

  Have a lovely Christmas and a happy New Year!

Love,”

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“Dear Denise and Tom,

  Your hamper arrived yesterday! What a lovely surprise to receive such a feast of goodies. We have already started on the chocolates and champagne and can't wait to try all the other treats.

  Thank you once again for such a thoughtful gift and for thinking of us this Christmas.

Love,”

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“Dear Amanda and Tom,

  Thanks so much for hosting Christmas lunch at your house this year.  The turkey was amazing - the best we've had in a long time! We had the most fantastic day and would like to say a big thank you for all the effort you put in.

  Next year it's Christmas at ours!

Love,”

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“Dear Julia,

  What a lovely Christmas ornament you gave us! It has pride of place on our tree. Thank you so much for such a thoughtful and tasteful gift.

  I hope that you will have a happy and healthy New Year.

Love,”

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“Dear Aunt Mary,

  Thank you for the money you gave me for Christmas. I am going to put it towards my new paint set. My mom is taking me to buy it next week.

Thank you.”

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“Dear Grandma,

  I was so excited to receive your Christmas gift in the mail! The Barbie doll is exactly what I wanted and I love dressing her up in all her new clothes.

  I hope you had a nice Christmas too.

Love,”

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“Dear Tina and Ned,

  Thank you so much for the box of chocolates. Harold and I look forward to it every year and you never let us down! It won't last long around here -- we all love it.

  We loved your family photo too. Merry Christmas!

Love,”

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“Dear Renee and Matt,

  You two are quite the gifted party-throwers! We had the best time last night. All the food was fantastic, the music was perfect, and Matt, those mixed drinks were way too good. It was so much fun to see all the old neighbors, and also to meet some new ones.

  Thanks so much for providing such a great evening for everyone. People will be talking about it for some time!

Warm regards,”

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“Dear Kristy and Rick,

  Thanks so much for the great party this weekend! That was quite a blowout! We had such fun seeing everyone and getting to know you two better as well. What a great way to kick off the holiday season. Thanks again!

Sincerely,

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“Dear Wanda and Paul,

  Thank you for hosting Christmas dinner this year. You really put on a fantastic evening. Highlights for us: your great holiday music, hot buttered rum, a magnificent meal, and fun company... wow! We ate too much, of course, but we all had a great time.

  Thanks again!

Love,”

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“Dear Aunt Gertrude,


  Your enormous gift basket arrived yesterday! It is really something. The kids have claimed most of the sweets and John and I are looking forward to opening the wine. We already tried the cheese which was delicious.

  Thank you for thinking of us at Christmas, and thanks for the treats!

With love,”

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“Dear Aunt Nancy and Uncle Rick,

  The Tower of Treats you sent was amazing! And it truly was a tower. We had fun opening each box to see what was inside, and we were never disappointed with what was in there. In fact we've nearly polished it off.

  Thank you for the generous and delicious gift! Happy holidays to you both. Please say hello to the kids for us.

Love,”

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“Dear Grandma,

  Thank you for the iTunes gift certificate. I got a new MP3 player and there are lots of new songs I want to download. I will have fun choosing, thanks to you.

  Happy holidays!

Love,”

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“Dear Nana,

  Those treats you made were to die for! They flew out of that cute little tin. Thanks for taking the time to make and send them. They were a big hit!

  Thank you also for the game. You were so thoughtful to get the boys a gift. We look forward to setting it up soon; it looks like a ton of fun.

  Hope your Christmas was merry!

Thanks again,”

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“Dear Ava and Bernard,

  The boys really like their puzzle books. They love puzzles and you picked the perfect topics -- they are very into pyramids lately and you can never go wrong with dinosaurs.

  Thanks for thinking of them. Hope you had a very merry Christmas!”

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“Dear Mary and Ed,

  Thank you so much for the board games. We're already addicted to [Game 1]. When we can pry ourselves away from that we look forward to learning [Game 2]. If that's anywhere near as fun as [Game 1], we're all set for the rest of the kids' break.

  We hope your holidays were fun!

Thanks again,”

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“Dear Rhonda and Bert,

  You are way too good to our kids! We can't believe all the great stuff you got them. Any one of those things would have been enough. They were so excited to get Operation and love their Transformers. They liked their kissy-dogs too, by the way.

  Thank you both so much for everything.

Love,”


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Hanukkah Gift Thank You Note Examples

“Dear Mom and Dad,

  As usual, you were far too generous this Hanukkah. Neil and I so appreciate the cash. We have some great ideas for using it - there are definitely many of them - but we'll probably go with something fun.  It could make that Europe trip a reality (finally).  We'll defintiely let you know when decide.

  And thank you also for the kids' gifts and gelt. I know you knocked yourselves out looking for just the right Webkinz, and the kids do appreciate it. You've seen how much they've been enjoying them.

  Thank you both so much for everything.

Love,”

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“Dear Amanda,

  I am writing this note while wearing the Hanukkah pajamas you got me. They are so cozy I never want to take them off. You have a knack for picking the best stuff! Thank you so much.

  It was fun seeing you over the break!  Happy Hanukkah Amana, to both you and Neil.

Love,”


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