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Holiday Paty & Yankee Swap

December 13th, 2008 at 03:42 pm

Tomorrow night is the holiday party for the tarot store. It's at a chinese restaurant. BF and I are both going. I think it will be fun, but I am hoping it is not expensive. Since this is the first one we've been to, I don't know if we have to buy our own dinners or what.

They are doing a Yankee Swap, but BF and I have elected not to participate. They asked for each person who wanted to do it to bring in a $20 gift. WHAT?!?! Every other Tankee Swap I've done had like a $5 or $10 limit. But $20 a gift, and there being 3 of us, well, we don't have $40 extra bucks for some gift swapping. So, we are not going to be a part of it, but I also know of at least one other person who will be at the party but isn't going to be involved.

And speaking of the holidays, last night I finished shopping for sister. That means only Mums is left, and I need to make L's gift. So cliose to being done! Of course, then comes all the wrapping... Smile

Anywho, today I am meeting my sister for a matinee movie and lunch. Looking forward to it, but I will have to be careful to order something not only inexpensive from the menu, but also healthy and sugar and flour free. Happy Saturday everyone!

3 Responses to “Holiday Paty & Yankee Swap”

  1. frugaltexan75 Says:

    We don't have our Yankee Swap at our Christmas party, but we will be having it on the 23rd. It's just the ladies in the company though who participate. Our limit is $20 also. I picked up a gift card using my mypoints - did the same thing last year. Smile

    We also all go in together to get gifts for the top 3 honcho's. It works out to around $25 per person. I suggested the idea of purchasing a heifer for each one of them (heifer.org) since all of them are way rich and can buy anything they want. That went over like a lead brick.

    Hope you have fun at your party!

  2. dmontngrey Says:

    We do a $20 limit swap with my dad's family Christmas eve. I bought the gifts last year after Christmas! I always end up giving a gift worth way more than $20 and I pay way less than $20.

  3. Ms. Pearl Says:

    $20 is way too much for a work party if you ask me!

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