Posts Tagged ‘gift swap’
White elephant gift affirmation comes from a button
Now you don’t need all the guests in the white elephant gift to tell you that you are a great shopper…
Sometimes all it takes is a little positive reinforcement to help you make it through the day. So next time you do something excellent (yet again) and no one seems to recognize it (yet again), just press this wacky gift Affirmation Button and you’ll hear an enthusiastic “You are awesome!” Ahhh, now doesn’t that feel better?
Just remember to put in the batteries before taking it into the gift… Read the rest »
Kitchen gadgets – White elephant gift treat
You can never go wrong purchasing kitchen products to share in a white elephant gift exchange. This is particularly true if your guest list has a number of people who enjoy time in the kitchen.
Some savvy white elephant party hosts even create a cooking theme for their gift exchange event. We like to call these culinary focused gift parties “Cooking a White Elephant” exchange. In these parties the white elephant gifts all have a cooking theme and the party includes swapping homemade treats and sharing favorite recipes.
Most use the white elephant… Read the rest »
Gift exchange rules
The gift exchange party is the most common way to share unique white elephant gifts among groups of family and friends. These events are held during various holiday celebrations and for office parties, family and class reunions.
The most common and popular gift exchange is the Secret Santa gift swap game. It is primarily used to exchange gifts directly from one person to another. This activity is akin to the standard name draw exchange that many groups use to establish the rules of gift purchasing among groups during important life events. But before we move into… Read the rest »
This the season for the “TOP” lists…
Lists…. Lists….Lists… Everywhere we turn there is another LIST!
I was interested in a list published by David Berkowitz in the Social Media Insider. It was titled: Ten Ways Social Media Changed Our Thinking in 2009.
His list includes several trends, but I focused on two that are of particular interest to me…
Gifts and Gaming.
David is the Senior Director of Emerging Media & Innovation at 360i, and he has his hand on the pulse of many growing trends in this space. His success depends on spotting emerging business concepts, and he… Read the rest »
It’s that time of year when friends and family gather to shamelessly steal gifts from one another in church buildings and living rooms everywhere. The traditional white elephant gift exchange, Yankee swap or Rob your Neighbor party turns thievery into fun; and even the Bishop, Father, Reverend and Pastor can enjoy these events.
Gift exchange parties are social events that focus on sharing gifts with family and friends and then “stealing” them from one another, while enjoying friendly banter in an organized party game.
This year you can take the friendly thievery online with a new Facebook application called AlbinoPhant,… Read the rest »
McMinnville — The social networks can now be used for friendly larceny, with the launch of an online white elephant gift exchange party called AlbinoPhant.
This Facebook application allows family and friends the opportunity to party together in a virtual gift exchange, just like they would if gathered together in one location. They exchange real gifts, share friendly banter and enjoy the holiday spirit, through the online party.
Gift exchange parties are social events that focus on sharing gifts with family and friends and then “stealing” gifts from one another in an organized party game
AlbinoPhant brings people together to… Read the rest »