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Tips for shipping that white elephant gift away
If only everyone who you needed to buy a white elephant gift for this holiday season lived next door. You could simply walk right over and deposit the gift on their doorstep without having to even get out of your pajamas. Instead, many of us find ourselves having to purchase presents for people who live out-of-state. In fact, some gift recipients live completely across country for us. Luckily there are a few tips to sending a gift cross-country that will ensure that your gift gets to them on time and without being… Read the rest »
Online shopping tips for gift exchanges
With the popularity of shopping on the internet a booming business, this has opened the doors for a huge variety of products which are available for your holiday gift exchange parties. The one drawback to this is though, what to choose when looking for a great gift for that someone special? Everybody is unique and has different tastes, but with the vast range of variety available in the market place, you can be sure that there is something suitable for all tastes and budgets, somewhere on the internet.
Choosing what to buy
Whether you… Read the rest »
Gift cards in white elephant games?
Gift giving during the holidays adds a special feeling of closeness and social connection between family and friends. If you choose to use a gift voucher for your next white elephant gift party you might find this short history lesson informative.
The History of Gift Voucher
For many many years, the humble gift card or voucher has been a staple gift for Christmas, Birthdays and Special occasions. For most of us, gift shopping can be nerve wracking as the pressure to get it right can be unbearable, or worse still, finding time to shop… 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 »
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 »
Selecting Players for White Elephant Gift Parties
Throwing a bunch of paper-strips into a hat is so “old-school”…
White elephant gift exchanges are the most engaging party that you can host for your family and friends – so why be old-hat with your name drawing system?
We have nothing against Hats, but through the marvels of technology you could be using a virtual hat to pick the next player in your game. All you need is your computer, tablet or smartphone to really impress your guests with your hosting chops.
There are several online name drawing sites that will help… Read the rest »
We are the white elephant gift headquarters on the internet… so we take online gift shopping very seriously!
Shopping online for white elephant gifts is the easiest way to find unique items to bring to the party. Part of the fun of participating in the white elephant gift exchange is the time spent trying to find a gift that will get everyone talking. Because the price point of white elephant gifts is usually less than $50 dollars and with high fuel prices, it just makes good economic sense to use the computer to do the shopping.
There is no denying… Read the rest »
White elephant gifts gleaned from the Junkyard…
We all understand that the real purpose of a white elephant gift exchange is to gather friends together and have fun sharing unique white elephant gifts and great conversation. We also know that these group activities are more memorable when the host suggests something different.
We suggest that you do something unique this year and host a Junk and the Trunk white elephant party?
The rules are simple – Only gifts from a salvage or junk yard will be allowed.
Given that this weekend will mark another Earth Day, why not share recycled… Read the rest »
White Elephant Gift Party Rules
The most complete list of gift exchange rules anywhere!
The 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 »