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Any ideas for a themed gift exchange?
Old 11-25-2009, 08:35 AM
 
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With my extended family we always set a theme for guys and a theme for gals and have a gift exchange (instead of buying for everyone). We draw numbers and number 1 chooses a gift first, then number 2..if number 2 wants they can steal number 1's gift and number must choose another and so on. It's really fun but we are running out of themes!

In the past we have done..
-Purses
-Jewelry
-Relaxation supplies
-Sunglasses
-Sports items
-Car items
-Baking supplies
-Outdoor equipment


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christmas
Old 11-25-2009, 08:38 AM
 
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Due to flu season--how about "keep you healthy"???
could give: masks, hand sanitizer, gloves, cold medicine, etc......
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Old 11-25-2009, 08:46 AM
 
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What about a movie basket? DVD's, popcorn, movie candy, Blockbuster gift card, etc.
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entertainment items
vacation items
restaurant/dining out items
kitchen items
healthy recipes/food items
music/movie items
books
toys(can be donated to local shelter/Toys for Tots)
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Exchange
Old 11-25-2009, 11:18 AM
 
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You could do a flavored tea exchange. I'm going to give out spiced tea this year for christmas.


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Old 11-25-2009, 01:02 PM
 
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games
entertainment (movies etc.)
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A few I can remember doing...
Old 11-25-2009, 02:08 PM
 
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part of the gift has to be wood
part of the gift has to be plastic
something with liquid
something a certain color
something that starts with a certain letter
something that you already have-no purchases
food
something that starts with the same letter as your name (then we had lots of guesses)
something made in our state
something made in the U.S.
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theme
Old 11-25-2009, 04:05 PM
 
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What about
-just for fun
-something handmade
-something for the kid in you
-paper (books, magazines, stationery, etc.)
-fun foods
-regifting

for fun, you could have the theme be "tackiest gift"
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Some thoughts
Old 11-25-2009, 04:35 PM
 
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books
childhood memories (nostalgic toys/games)
puzzles
card games
socks/slippers
movie fun
gift cards
recipes
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another thought
Old 11-25-2009, 05:32 PM
 
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Choose a room in your house for a theme:
bedroom
kitchen
dining (out)
garage
family room
and so on.... could be lots of fun!
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