Posts Tagged ‘online gift exchange’

History of the White elephant gift exchange

Posted by PartyWeDo on Tuesday, March 22, 2011

White elephant gift swap history and future
white elephant gift swapIf you are a regular visitor to our site, you know the real story of white elephant gifts begins with the Asian kings of Burma and Siam. White elephants were extremely important and valuable creatures in these Asian countries, so receiving a white elephant from the king would be a huge honor and make the receiver the envy of all the land.
Somehow the tradition of valuable gift sharing morphed into a gift exchange game and the result is the now the traditional white elephant gift exchange.
Here is how the game got… Read the rest »

Wal-Mart needs to buy Facebook

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, March 3, 2010


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Retailing is all about finding and developing a strong distribution channel and building sustainable sales opportunities through great marketing.
Wal-Mart has conquered the brick and mortar space and is now making great strides on the internet. Their success is built on serving large volumes of individuals with value pricing and convenient locations.
Every day Wal-Mart attracts huge crowds through their strong marketing initiatives, so no one can argue with their ability to build out a strong sales channel…
Then why should Wal-Mart make Facebook a subsidiary sales channel?
To access the huge crowds of potential shoppers within social networks.… Read the rest »

Fun Generator – White Elephant Gift Exchange Poem

Posted by Princess Phant on Friday, October 30, 2009

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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Potty mouth – Party banter goes wild

Posted by PartyWeDo on Saturday, October 24, 2009

White elephant gift exchange parties are well known as banter generators.  You know the drill, right… Get friends together with some wacky white elephant gifts and contagious banter breaks out from all directions.
Last year our family online gift exchange included a gift that got the potty humor going right from the start.  And, it all started with an item  that would not normally be considered a great white elephant gift.
Someone opened a gift pack that included a tall blue container and a can of hot chocolate mix.  Someone asked the question; “does it have any hot chocolate left… Read the rest »