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Free white elephant gift exchange experience

Posted by PartyWeDo on Saturday, July 2, 2011

White elephant gifts are encased in value
There are many opportunities to enjoy free services on the internet. You can find free applications, free games and free advice in abundance right there in your browser.  Imaginary white elephant gift giving is even joining the virtual and free application world.
Real white elephant gifts for supporting family and friends
But the real-world still includes real giving as a way of demonstrating love and support among family and friends.  It seems hard to believe that this supportive tradition will ever be replaced with something that is completely free.  Real gifts cost real money.
White elephant gift traditions
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White Elephant Gift Exchange Rules Compared

Posted by PartyWeDo on Monday, June 27, 2011

White Elephant Gift Party Rules
The most complete list of gift exchange rules anywhere!
White elephant and Yankee Swap rules by PartyWeDoThe white elephant and secret Santa exchanges are the most popular gift swapping parties for groups during the holidays. Similar group parties are used by direct sales companies like Tupperware every day of the year. The PartyWeDo recreational experts monitor the gift exchange industry to assist you in finding the best ways to share presents with family and friends. Our team has collected the most complete list of gift exchange rules and suggestions available on the web. We encourage you to share these ideas with your… Read the rest »

White elephant gift finds funny footing

Posted by MamaC on Thursday, June 23, 2011

Rattle loose a great white elephant gift
For  about $15 dollars this white elephant gift will be a find great appeal in your next white elephant gift exchange. It is a combination set of wrist rattles and foot covers for babies.  Baby items are great conversation starters in these group gift party settings.
The rules of the white elephant gift exchange require that players open wrapped gifts and then allow others to make comments and possibly steal the gift away.  Traditionally the gift that gets stolen the most also receives the most comments. This rattle and foot cover systems definitely… Read the rest »

White elephant auction and gift swap

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Graveling SOLD – White elephant gift auction
Finding fun and unique ways to share gifts between family and friends is a challenge for every group. The white elephant gift exchange is a great tradition for gift sharing during the holidays, but sometimes it gets a little old-hat.
white elephant gift exchange and gift auction
AlbinoPhant attempts to mix-up the fun by offering several variations of this classic party, including an online white elephant gift exchange.
Try a combination auction and white elephant exchange for your next gathering and be amazed at the fun and conversation that you will start. Remember that the most important component of the… Read the rest »

Blue-light special white elephant gift idea

Posted by MamaC on Saturday, June 18, 2011

Flashy $15 white elephant gift
When this special white elephant gift is unwrapped during the party it will instantly be popular. 
TIME TO STEAL…!!!
Other gift exchange game players will see that they can finally clear that pesky traffic (not recommended) on the way to K-Mart for that big sale.
Flashy white elephant gift idea with a blue light special
As MamaC, I get to select the white elephant gifts for the online gift parties that family and friends enjoy on AlbinoPhant.  I know that this blue-light flasher will get conversation going in your next white elephant party or at a Yankee Swap.
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Real Gifts, Social Media’s Slowpoke or Opportunity

Posted by PartyWeDo on Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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Hats Off to the Extra Step in the Gift Exchange

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Hosting any event requires determination and ingenuity. We appreciate the efforts of a party host who takes the time and energy to pull off a great social experiences.
hatsWe really give a tip of our hat to the host who goes the extra mile to make the party memorable for everyone involved. It is amazing how even the small differences can make a huge change in the level of fun and engagement at the party. It is the host’s responsibility to find the “little extra” that will turn the party into a social explosion.
One of the galvanizing aspects of… Read the rest »

Two of the Top 10 Trends in Social Media

Posted by PartyWeDo on Monday, December 28, 2009

This the season for the “TOP” lists…top ten-1
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 »

Why do online parties?

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, December 18, 2009

conversation agent
We were interviewed for an article in the Conversation Agent blog, written by Valeria Maltoni. She asked why we are building an online party application. Here is my quote:
The tradition of supporting family and friends with gifts does not end when distance separates us. Nether does the desire to have a meaningful conversation with those that we love.
Parties are the traditional gathering point for both conversation and gift-giving among those who desire to support each other on special occasions. When distance interrupts this opportunity to gather, we all feel a loss of personal connection.
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Why focus a business on real gifts? Tradition… Tradition!

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, December 11, 2009

giftsToday marks the start of Hanukkah, a symbolic religious tradition for Jewish families around the world. A candle is lit each night for eight days; A present is shared every day, and they play traditional games.
Other faiths are preparing for the tradition of sharing gifts on each of the 12 days leading up to December. 25th.
Still more are shopping and wrapping presents in preparation for one of the largest single gift opening days of the year; Christmas day.
Gift giving in the holiday season has become a tradition for those with or without religious connection. It seems that… Read the rest »

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