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Left Right Game with White Elephant Gifts

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, June 3, 2011

White Elephant gifts that shift left and right
You may have played a gift sharing activity called the left right game with family or friends. Now learn the rules of the Lefty the White Elephant gift exchange.left right game with white elephant gifts
The host should choose someone to be the story teller and be given a printed version.
.(we have a PDF version Left Right Story HERE)
Explain to all the players that they will be participating in a unique white elephant gift exchange that involves both gift swapping and gift passing. Let them know that whenever they hear the words right, left or gift… Read the rest »

White Elephant Spin the Bottle Gift Exchange

Posted by PartyWeDo on Thursday, April 21, 2011

White elephant exchange + spin the bottle!
White elephant gift exchange using the spin the bottle gameThe popular white elephant gift party and the game called spin the bottle can now be joined for some gift sharing fun. This is a great way to add some variety to your group gift parties this year.
If you are doing a traditional white elephant party instead of an online gift exchange like AlbinoPhant, then the white elephant spin the bottle game will make your party even more fun than ever.
You will need to set-up the room so that all of the chairs are in a circle and spread apart… Read the rest »

Sitting elephant decoration for white elephant party

Posted by PartyWeDo on Tuesday, March 15, 2011

A sitting elephant can join your next party
The white elephant gift exchange is the most popular group gift party in North America. Families, church groups and businesses use this fun gift giving event to bring people together in a lively social experience during the holidays. sitting elephant carving The white elephant party involves people sitting down to play a gift swapping game, so it seem fitting to use some sitting elephants as a part of the decorations for the event.
The best and most wacky white elephant parties will carry some theme throughout the event, so we have gathered together some ideas… Read the rest »

Christmas Elf ideas or some Santa’s Elf fun

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Find your inner Santa’s Elf this season…
Santa's Elf at the white elephant gift party The holidays are a time for creative fun and great gift giving.  Becoming a Christmas Elf or turning yourself into Santa’s Elf may be the best thing that you do for yourself this season.
Group gift shopping and online gift exchanges are the focus of this site.
Even so, we want to share some creative ways to become a Christmas elf or even one of Santa’s favorite elves this holiday season.
First let’s discuss the history of Elves and the Santa’s Elf phenomenon:
A Christmas elf is a small and diminutive creature… Read the rest »

The Elf Score and the Banter Algorithm

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, March 4, 2011

Elfster has the Elf Score but AlbinoPhant uses the Banterithm

Elfster has been helping thousands of people organize their Secret Santa activities over the years. They join many other mystery gift shopping tools that have been developed  both on and off the web.
Here are some links to similar secret Santa organizer programs:measuring white elephant gift exchange conversaton
Secret Santa Organizer . com
Secret Santa Name Picker at Boogspace .com
Secret Santa . com
Draw Names . com
Sneaky Santa .com
Sly Santa .com
Elfster has developed a site that allows secret Santa gift sharing activities to have a social component, like a social network… Read the rest »

35 Top Secret Santa Exchange Poems

Posted by PartyWeDo on Tuesday, March 1, 2011

35 great Secret Santa poems
Gift exchange like white elephant party are greatYou may not be aware of the fact that poetry and gift exchange events have a long partnership in fun. Joining unique gifts, these poems add more fun to these gift swap events. Whenever a group gets together in creative conversation there usually arises an opportunity for a fun  poem to be shared within the gift exchange party.
There are many poems associated with Christmas, Santa Clause or Kris Kringle. We will not catalog them all here, but will instead focus on those associated with the secret Santa exchange and then we will share… Read the rest »

Thank you America! Let’s shoot off a water bottle rocket!

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, July 2, 2010

We are preparing for our annual Cul-de-sac waffle brunch tomorrow. All of the neighbors join together for a side-dish potluck and Sarah prepares waffles for the group. There will be 9 families represented at the tables that we set-up as we take over the roadway.
There will be great conversation and tasty food shared between friends for an hour or so, and then we will play some games together. Sarah is a recreationalist, so games are big around our neighborhood!
This year we will be shooting-off bottle rockets as a part of the kid competition. These rockets will be… Read the rest »

14 Facebook Party Ideas? Without a Real Party!

Posted by PartyWeDo on Thursday, April 8, 2010

Maren opening gift
I appreciate the work of AllFacebook. Nick and his team have been a great help to our understanding of the Facebook network and graciously mentioned AlbinoPhant during our soft launch at Christmas time.
This past week the site has been listing some Birthday Party ideas for Facebook users. While there have been some great suggestions, we would like to suggest a real party….
With REAL Gifts! All for the Birthday Girl…
Now, in the author’s defense, we realize that we have not adequately communicated that AlbinoPhant is more than just a Christmas gift party.
So to Clear up the Confusion:… Read the rest »

Happy Family Day, Canada

Posted by PartyWeDo on Monday, February 15, 2010

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Hosting a white elephant gift exchange or Yankee swap

Posted by King Thibaw on Friday, January 29, 2010

Steps to Hosting a Successful Online White Elephant Party…

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King ThibawThe Royal Thibaw, Golden-footed Lord of the White Elephant, Master of a Thousand Gold Umbrellas, Owner of the Royal Peacocks, Lord of the Sea and of the World, Whose face is like the Sun.… Read the rest »

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