Ok, last minute shoppers, you’re probably steeling yourself to say something along the lines of “I’m so sorry, I stink. I forgot to mail your gift in time for Christmas. It’s going to be an awesome gift, really! … I know, I know. I’m late for everything.”
When in such a bind, it’s best to extricate yourself with a bit of humor and class. Sending a handwritten card could be just the thing.