Archive for April, 2012

Party Themes – White Elephant Exchange for Kids

Posted by PartyWeDo on Saturday, April 28, 2012

Gift sharing for all ages The white elephant gift exchange is a social adventure for gift givers of all ages. Even though many of these gift swapping parties are enjoyed with adults, kids have just as much fun sharing white elephant gifts as Mom and Dad do. For kids, adding a theme makes the party […]

Shop for White Elephant Gifts Online

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, April 25, 2012

We are the white elephant gift headquarters on the internet… so we take online gift shopping very seriously! Shopping online for white elephant gifts is the easiest way to find unique items to bring to the party. Part of the fun of participating in the white elephant gift exchange is the time spent trying to […]

White Elephant Architecture – Ugly Buildings

Posted by PartyWeDo on Sunday, April 22, 2012

Are these structures White Elephants? The term “white elephant” is often used to describe things that are expensive with unusually high costs for maintenance. And even though this is completely contrary to the real history of white elephant giving, many still use the term. Actual white elephants are extremely valuable, amazing and very beautiful animals, […]

Earth Day Gifts – Exchange, Reuse and Recycle for Fun

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A white elephant gift exchange on Earth Day Sunday April 22nd will mark the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, and about a billion people will participate. You can say you are green or you can really help to change the world and participate in an Earth Day Gift Exchange party!  This event is just like […]

Howie Mandel’s White Elephant – TV Gift Exchange

Posted by PartyWeDo on Tuesday, April 17, 2012

A White Elephant Gift Exchange on NBC Popular TV host Howie Mandel is adapting the popular group gift exchange game into a television game show format. The white elephant gift exchange is popular in family and friend gatherings so it is logical that a TV version would be in demand. NBC has stepped in to […]

Junk and the Trunk – White Elephant Gifts at Junkyards

Posted by PartyWeDo on Monday, April 16, 2012

White elephant gifts gleaned from the Junkyard… We all understand that the real purpose of a white elephant gift exchange is to gather friends together and have fun sharing unique white elephant gifts and great conversation. We also know that these group activities are more memorable when the host suggests something different. We suggest that […]

Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant

Posted by PartyWeDo on Sunday, April 15, 2012

‘ A White Elephant honor from the kingdom of Thailand Every country has its top-level awards – like the Congressional Gold Medal, or the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Country of Thailand has high-honors as well. Here at the white elephant gift exchange headquarters, we strive to highlight all white elephant focused information so that […]

Fun ideas for old books: White elephant gifts and more

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, April 6, 2012

  Old books can make great white elephant gifts to share with family and friends. We have heard of reading groups that host a white elephant gift exchange to share their favorite books among themselves. We came across some other fun ideas for your old books. By Rose Simpson Those who enjoy curling up on […]

Planning a White Elephant Party? Consider this…

Posted by PartyWeDo on Thursday, April 5, 2012

By Erin Nolan – Guest blogger As the weather continues to warm, your mind may be dreaming of your next great white elephant gift exchange party. But to do it right it takes a good bit more than merely opening a bag of chips. Fun get-togethers seem effortless yet they are anything but. Before sending […]

Unique, Fun Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Posted by PartyWeDo on Sunday, April 1, 2012

We welcome this guest post from Angela Mason and suggest that any of these great ideas could be added to your Easter-time white elephant gift exchange party. Thanks to Angela for these suggestions for enhancing this special time for family and friends. If уоu will bе entertaining children (уоur оwn оr оthеrs) thіs Easter, соuld […]