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Advent Calendar 2014: Day Eighteen

Secret santa present

The Secret Santa process is a funny old one. I do like it as it involves buying one present rather than many, although in the office environment I don’t generally plan on buying presents for everyone I work with anyway. I’ll happily bring in some doughnuts and a round of drinks at the pub, but I don’t think I’d normally go much further than that. That would just be odd. Read the rest of this entry »

Secret Santa

Santa Claus and models

At first Secret Santa seems like quite an elegant solution to a thorny problem. Rather than have lots of people buy lots of presents for each other, with everyone ending up out-of-pocket and in receipt of lots of terrible gifts, why not draw names so each person buys one gift and gets one gift in return. Savings are made, as those involved aren’t buying as much, but the gifts might be better as you can probably set a higher budget for that one gift. It seems perfect. Read the rest of this entry »