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How to do a white elephant gift exchange – Video
In three minutes you can quickly follow the basic rules of the white elephant gift exchange game. You can also get an idea of the fun white elephant gift ideas that are put into the game by these creative students… The students from Purdue University share some of the fun from their Christmas social with this video. You can see that any good party is joined by some great food, lively conversation and a bunch of fun. The white elephant gift exchange game helps to add to the fun and… Read the rest »
Secret Santa and other holiday traditions
As fans of the gift exchange we love the traditional white elephant gift party or the secret Santa swap. These and many other holiday events make Christmas a very engaging time of the year.
It doesn’t matter how old you are or how bad a year you’ve had, when Christmas comes there’s something a bit special in the air. Stretching back to that first Christmas you remember as a kid – running down to the Christmas tree and opening those presents in a state of pajama clad excitement – you can remember that something… Read the rest »
White elephant gift exchanges aren’t the only way to save this season
Spending money during the Holidays is always a balancing act that requires great planing and discipline. Besides using the white elephant gift exchange party to share gifts and save money there are still other ideas that will help you maintain financial sanity.
No matter how hard we try to budget for all of our Christmas shopping it can still be difficult to find appropriate gifts for everyone without going over budget once or twice. It is even harder if you leave all of your Christmas shopping until the… Read the rest »
Unique holiday traditions join white elephant gift exchange
The white elephant gift exchange is a Christmas tradition in North America, but there are several other unique ways to celebrate the holidays. Most unique traditions involve some type of group activity, along with some type of gift giving.
Everywhere that celebrates Christmas has its own way of doing it. These can often seem strange to outsiders, but what seems normal to you is probably very odd to a stranger!
Here are some Christmas traditions from around the world that might seem odd, but who knows, maybe you might want to give… Read the rest »
It is no secret that Santa and the White Elephant are holiday partners
We 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.
I have played Secret Santa many times over… Read the rest »
The white elephant gift and gift exchange season
For much of the year the white elephant experience rests; all the while it is waiting for the calendar to approach the Holiday season.
Starting the first of October the elephant opens one eye and begins to awaken to the fun and games that revolve around this fun party tradition. White elephant gift exchanges and the sharing of unique white elephant gifts will again become the center piece of many social gatherings in the next few months.
We wish everyone a wacky wonderful white elephant season this year!
Our thanks to the… Read the rest »
Here is a fun image to take up your time until the start of the…
White Elephant Gift Exchange Season!
PartyWeDoWe are passionate about white elephant gifts and white elephant gift exchange parties. We will do all that we can to make your experience with AlbinoPhant better than you can imagine.… Read the rest »
Finding secondhand white elephant gifts
Many people share slightly used gifts during their white elephant gift exchange events. We think that idea is fine, as long as the host is OK with that thinking.
We suggest that you check with the host prior to the event to discover if used items or regifting is approved for the party.
If all is well, then get out to the thrift store and find that perfect white elephant gift among the shelves of Goodwill, Salvation Army or many others.
Thrift store shopping is exciting, and it’s always unique. Whether you’re doing it out… 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 »
Some Very Useless White Elephant Gifts
Sometimes it just makes perfect sense to do something truly wacky. And what could be more fun than to gather your family or friends together for a white elephant gift exchange with totally useless stuff?
Some people believe that white elephant gifts are supposed to be gag gifts or other less practical items, others use the event to share valuable items. White elephant gifts can be useless or practical, it is completely up to you.
Of course, we always promote giving gifts that will get the conversation going within the game. Most of the… Read the rest »