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Please Pass the Pickle in the White Elephant Party

Posted by MamaC on Saturday, November 17, 2012

Pickle passing fun for your holiday party
Pass the Pickle in the white elephant gift exchange partyBringing a very large and loud pickle to your white elephant gift exchange will really make a dilly of an impression… When this gift is opened in the game and then passed around, it adds another entertaining dimension into the party.
There are many family traditions at Christmas time, and playing pass the pickle is just one of them.  Combine pickles and parties and you will find that the simplest things make the warmest memories!
This is a great toy, for the whole family and a sweet white elephant gift…
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Business Gifts for the Office Holiday Party

Posted by PartyWeDo on Thursday, November 8, 2012

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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Fuzzy Wuzzy Kitty Bank – Purrfect White Elephant

Posted by MamaC on Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Bank on this great white elephant gift
fuzzy wuzzy kitty bank for white elephant giftsThe real magic of the white elephant gift exchange is what happens when a great gift is revealed. Some gifts encourage conversation, followed by a bunch of stealing during the game. This Fuzzy Wuzzy Kitty Mechanical Novelty Coin Bankis purrfect for these gift exchange parties.
This bank is so cute. You just put the coin on the fish pad and press a little on it, it doesn’t just “go off.” Then, you hear a “meow.” Then, the cat peeks out and grabs the coin with his paw. Make sure to put the… Read the rest »

Great White Pumpkin Gift Exchange

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, October 26, 2012

Secret Santa Exchange – Halloween Style
We came across this idea in a forum discussion on the internet. We thought it sounded like a fun and unique gift exchange party for the Halloween season.
White elephant gift exchange with great pumpkin theme
What is it? You’re familiar with Secret Santa? Well, this is a Halloween version. People that sign up will act on behalf of the Great Pumpkin and purchase a gift for another randomly assigned participant. The “Great Pumpkin” is code for “Secret Santa”.
How It Works You sign up and get randomly assigned a gift participant. You’ll be sent their info and have a limited time… Read the rest »

Office Party Choices – Secret Santa or White Elephant

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, October 5, 2012

It is no secret that Santa and the White Elephant are holiday partners
Secret Santa and white elephant gift exchangesWe are big fans of any style of gift exchange party or game. We mostly focus on the white elephant gift party, but we also love to give a nod to the Secret Santa swap, particularly for office parties.
If you have ever worked in an office then you may already be familiar with the Christmas tradition of Secret Santa.  This is a popular Western tradition that livens up the workplace and gets everyone talking at the Christmas party.
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White Elephant Gifts on Easter? Try this Egg Hunt

Posted by PartyWeDo on Sunday, March 18, 2012

Easter gifts in a unique exchange party
white elephant egg hunt is a Easter gift exchange partyWhite Elephant Egg Hunt
I bet  that you have never seen a white elephant or an actual white elephant egg – have you?  These albino elephants are so rare and valuable that only kings can own them once they are found. So imagine the rarity of an actual white elephant egg!
Now you can have a Royal white elephant egg hunt with your family and friends. Like any other white elephant exchange, this is an opportunity to share fun gifts and great conversation with those you love.  But you will need to substitute… Read the rest »

A Pregnant White Elephant Gift Idea

Posted by MamaC on Friday, June 17, 2011

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!
white elephant gift of a Boppy wedge
I selected this gift for the online white elephant gift exchange because I can see how much fun it would yield… Read the rest »

Cool White Elephant Gift Idea

Posted by MamaC on Thursday, June 16, 2011

A nose for cool white elephant gifts
The white elephant gift exchange party is well known for the wacky and fun conversation that begins when the gifts are opened.
This white elephant gift should get the group a-buzz with funny comments and banter.
This nose trimmer is even lighted!
I found this in the $15 Online white elephant gift marketplace… A cool white elephant gift for the group exchange
In the AlbinoPhant game any player in the online party can add images to the comment stream on the playing page. Here is an example of a fun image that could enhance the conversation. image shared in online white elephant gift exchange
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Yankee Swap rules = social excitement

Posted by PartyWeDo on Sunday, April 17, 2011

The Yankee Swap rules build group fun
The white elephant gift exchange is also known as the Yankee Swap in some areas of the country. Both are very engaging social party activities that allow fun gift sharing among friends and family.
Yankee Swap Video
Watch this time elapse video of a group gift exchange party. Thisvideo demonstrates the white elephant gift sharing action that takes place within the party game.
We counted about 25 people in this gift exchange video, that looks like it was hosted in a typical living room. The Yankee Swap rules are the same as the… Read the rest »

What Facebook, YouTube and Skype missed

Posted by PartyWeDo on Thursday, April 8, 2010

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