Celebrate Christmas in July with a Secret Santa

Christmas in July is the perfect excuse to plan a festive summer soiree and give guests all the holiday feels smack dab in the middle of the summer. Add a Secret Santa gift exchange and [read more] The post Celebrate Christmas in July with a Secret Santa appeared first on Good Cheer | Elfster Blog.

3 Elfster Gift Exchanges That Started On Campus

College Goal #1: Make Friends! Elfster provides a unique gift-giving opportunity for students, alumni, and college groups to create connections, form friendships, establish traditions, and most importantly, feel a sense of belonging within their campus community. Learn how three Elfster groups used the gift-giving platform to create new bonds and lasting connections both on and […]

Kick Off the Semester with a Gift Exchange

Looking for the perfect way to break the ice and make lasting memories? Kick off the new semester with a gift exchange to connect with your friends, old and new, like roommates, sorority besties, members of your fave clubs or buds from your intramural team. Getting to (secretly) know your giftee through their Wishlist is […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Exchanges Sorority Sister Gifts in Honor of Sorority’s History

Founders who created a lasting legacy. | Image courtesy aka1908.com. Over a century ago, nine college co-eds attending Howard University—a historically black college in the heart of our nation’s capitol—had a common dream to make the world a better place. At the dawn of the 20th century, society as they knew it was mostly male-dominated […]

9 Office-Safe Secret Santa Theme Ideas for Work Parties

When I was fresh out of college, a few years ago (ok, more than a few), I had a job at a consulting company. To make things more fun, they had a party committee. One holiday season, they set up a Secret Santa gift exchange and decided to do a theme. Fun, right? Absolutely. They […]

A New Eid Tradition: Secret Gift Exchange

Image courtesy | Etsy seller PencesModernEID Our thanks to Meena Malik, who is not only an author for MuslimMatters, but an Elfster expert when it comes to the celebration of Eid. She shares with us her new Eid tradition — bringing her community together for fun and meaningful Secret Eid gift exchanges. Gift exchanges – […]

5 Festive Finds for Hosting Your Friendsgiving Feast

Thanksgiving Day at home with the old folks may sometimes turn into a snooze fest (thanks a lot, turkey), so be thankful there’s a new holiday in town: Friendsgiving, an energy-infused occasion featuring all the holiday’s classic dishes and even better, your best buds. Take your new tradition to the next level and create a […]

The Elves’ Favorite Cookie Recipes

We elves love nothing more than sugary sweets to fuel our days at the workshop.  A candy cane here, a sip of maple syrup there… And when it comes to cookies, well, let’s just say that we know a thing or two. Below are some of our favorite Santa-approved cookie recipes that would be perfect […]

Elfster How-To’s and Helpful FAQs

Tis the season to get your Wishlists in order and kick off the holly, jolly fun of an Elfster Secret Santa Gift Exchange. Elfster is a FREE gift exchange website and app that connects families & friends, online communities & office groups in the spirit of gift giving. These top FAQs will have you wishing […]

Ain’t No Party Like a Secret Santa Party…

We love seeing Secret Santa gift exchanges on The Gram! Check out the lucky winners of our Party.Post.Win. giveaway, who scored a $50 Amazon Gift Card (just for sharing pics with #elfster!). Thanks for being a part of the Elfster fam! Instagram | @kris10adams Even though the holidays are over, we’d love to see how […]