Posts Tagged ‘Gifts’
High octane white elephant gift exchange
The holidays are filled with excitement even without any extra stimulants, but some parties may find coffee as a great addition. Sharing white elephant gifts while drinking coffee can really warm things up.
Do you really need an excuse to plan a party? Okay, maybe you don’t but if you’re looking for a new idea to gather friends and family and have a good time, why not use coffee as the central theme? As one of the most popular drinks worldwide, it just makes sense to plan an event around different types of coffee… Read the rest »
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.
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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Comfort from the white elephant exchange
Put the words wedge, pregnancy and “Boppy” together in a group and someone will have something cleaver to say.
Cleaver banter is what makes the white elephant gift exchange a popular holiday event, and when friends and family members see this white elephant gift coming out of the box, they all will tease the new owner.
The fun will spin out of control from there!
You are going to love this Party Gift!
I selected this gift for the online white elephant gift exchange because I can see how much fun it would yield… Read the rest »
Caroling white elephant gift exchange rules
This is an opportunity to add a little musical fun to your regular white elephant gift party. You will need a CD player with a pause button and some Christmas Carol CD’s (make sure they have words and not instrumentals).
Place the CD player where the host or an appointed “carol-leader” can have access.
#1 Start the white elephant gift exchange as usual, with the presents in the middle of the group and with every player’s name in a hat for drawing.
#2 Draw the first name and start the first musical carol on… Read the rest »
White elephant gifts that get “handled”
The white elephant gift exchange party is a social gift sharing event used extensively during the holiday season. Many groups play the standard version of the game, with the standard white elephant gift exchange rules.
Our recreational specialists strive to provide you with some interesting new twists to this traditional gift party, so we have designed the online white elephant gift party for those who have distance to contend with. But if you live close to friends and family you might want to try the Handel’s Gift Can-Share-Go this season.
The Party Rules
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Marketing agencies like Navigate Boomer Media are suggesting that baby boomer women like “Barbara Baby Boomer” are savvy internet users. These mothers, wives, sisters, daughters and grandmothers balance their nurturing efforts with many other interests. They have found that the internet, smart phones and skype are the tools that allow them to juggle many balls in cyberspace, and still remain close and connected to the family.
These boomer trendsetters demonstrate that they can find technical solutions to the things that pull them in many directions.
The real elephant in the room for these busy women is the problem of… Read the rest »
White elephant facts and myths
White Elephant as a gift…
In popular culture the term “White Elephant” refers to an object that isn’t worth very much or something that the current owner doesn’t particularly want to keep. Many feel that these gifts are something worthy of re-gifting at the next holiday party. Wacky, crazy or unique white elephant gifts are common words used to search the internet for presents during the holidays. But is this really what a white elephant gift represents?
White Elephant as an object…
Some label a project that has an enormous production cost with little… Read the rest »
You really need something to generate more fun in this years Yankee Swap…
Or, you want the white elephant gift party to really be something unique…
Then try this white elephant gift exchange poem… It was created to keep the party lively and unique. Read this poem during the party to guide the actions in the gift exchange…
This will work for a Dirty Santa, Rob your Neighbor or Chinese Christmas party as well.
We can all thank Melanie Day at SugarDoodle for this great gift party generator of fun.
Give it a read… Then give it a try!
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The best white elephant parties have the gifts become the topic of fun conversations. Unique and fun gifts are why these gift exchange events are such popular social activities.
We not only use the gift itself to build the banter, but we also play off the title of the gift, the uses for the gift and even the brand name. Any one of these will assist in growing the conversation with other participants.
Part of the magic of this party is that everyone’s creative thought increases as each gift is opened. Then, each thought turns the conversation in another direction… Read the rest »