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Gift swapping ideas from the AARP’s Jeff Yeager
The Dollar Store Exchange to the Charity Gift Swap are explored quickly in this Today Show video.
Any of these could be adapted into a white elephant gift exchange format.
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SantaCon 2012 – Help local thrift stores
The annual Santacon dress-up party will be held in 268 locations and in 37 countries this year. Wouldn’t it be great if some cash mobs of Santas showed up at local thrift stores to purchase massive quantities of white elephant gifts to share during the holiday season?
These thrift stores could really use the boost in sales revenues and the convergence of Santa shopping could make their season brighter. These second-hand shops are a elf’s dream for the perfect white elephant find.
Gift Exchange Treasures
Imagine the scene – Dozens of Santas pouring… Read the rest »
Tips for shipping that white elephant gift away
If only everyone who you needed to buy a white elephant gift for this holiday season lived next door. You could simply walk right over and deposit the gift on their doorstep without having to even get out of your pajamas. Instead, many of us find ourselves having to purchase presents for people who live out-of-state. In fact, some gift recipients live completely across country for us. Luckily there are a few tips to sending a gift cross-country that will ensure that your gift gets to them on time and without being… Read the rest »
MISTLETOE, MERRIMENT, AND MURDER
by Sara Rosett
About fifteen years ago I was invited to my first white elephant gift exchange party. The first rule was that we had to bring something from home—we couldn’t spend any money. The second rule was that our gift had to be awful as possible. I can’t remember now what I took, but I do remember the presents that were exchanged and how what one person thought of as “trash,” another person saw as a “treasure.”
The party was a blast. We had so much fun competing over gifts that at first glance wouldn’t… Read the rest »
Bacon Alarm Clock will shake up the white elephant party
There is really nothing better than waking up to the sounds and smells of sizzling bacon. Now you can have the next best thing every morning with the Big Mouth Toys The Wakin Shakin Bacon Alarm Clock .
This shaky bacon dude dances, raps and sizzles to jar you from your sleep in a new and exciting way. Set the alarm and awake to him rapping about his love of bacon and the sizzle of bacon cooking. All that is missing is the yummy bacon smell. Everyone will love this… Read the rest »
Neighborhood spirit during the holidays
As we move through the fall, you can’t help but get excited for the various holidays that are fast approaching. After seeing numerous houses decorated, you can’t help but wonder what makes a holiday, any holiday, special. Do your neighbors and the neighborhood you live in enhance the season? Does anyone sponsor a community gift exchange or Secret Santa?
Does a Griswold Make a Season Shine?
We’ve all seen them, the holiday light aficionado, the one neighbor that goes over the top and their house looks like an imitation of the Vegas strip. It doesn’t… Read the rest »
Office gift parties build unity
Your employees work hard year round to make you money, so what better way to show them your appreciation by getting them a nice Christmas gift and hosting an office party. You can go simple and just provide time for gift sharing or take it up a notch with a white elephant gift exchange or Secret Santa swap. Anything that you plan will go a long way to build employee unity improve moral. Whether you have men or women working for you, techies or chocoholics, you’re sure to find some great employee gift ideas.
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Spin-up the white elephant game with this great fork
Your party will move to another level when this great white elephant gift is opened and displayed. This twirling fork demonstrates that someone is going whole-hog into gift sharing territory. The Hog Wild Twirling Spaghetti Fork is sure to add an extra twist to the party fun.
Eating pasta has never been easier – or more fun. Twirling is a better way to eat spaghetti and the motorized fork automatically winds up the pasta on the end of the fork. Now there’s less mess, more satisfying bites and 100% twirling fun.… Read the rest »
Office party suggestions for 2012’s White elephant Gift Exchange
The mere thought of the annual office white elephant gift party can stir up dread in the best of us, but unfortunately it’s an occasion we all have to grin and bear. Most remember the tensions demonstrated on The Office TV episode that aired of their Yankee Swap.
No matter how well you get on with your colleagues, spending social time out with the office can be a bit much and can have some catastrophic consequences. If you don’t want to be the talk of the office, there are some tips… Read the rest »
White elephant parties are not the only way to save
Regular readers will know that the white elephant gift exchange is a great way to save money on gift giving during the holidays. Beyond a fun party, there are seven easy ways to save money while giving gifts this Christmas.
Don’t break the bank this holiday season; instead, check out these unbeatable tips on how you can save your hard-earned money this Christmas!
Create a Holiday Budget
Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Thanksgiving or Easter festivities, it is vitally important to determine a budget. You should always devise a budget for… Read the rest »