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We’ve added a new feature to Boogspace.  You can now update your clothing sizes, favorite colors, brands and stores, and contact information to help your Secret Santa.  This will give them ideas when they purchase your presents. To access your Favorites list, just login to Boogspace, click on Settings, then My Favorites. Once you’ve updated your favorites, then click Submit to save.  Click on View Public to see what other group members will see. To access another group member’s favorites’ …

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As of October 2013, we’ve had over 240,000 users go through our Secret Santa Generator.  We make it easy to pick names for your secret santa group.  Here’s a step by step process on how to pick names through our website: In your browser, go to: http://www.boogspace.com/secret-santa-generator.asp Enter your name, email address, and any group name in the appropriate fields:  Enter a list of participants in your secret santa gift exchange:  If you don’t want one participant to pick another participant (siblings, …

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If you used our Secret Santa Generator last year, it’s easy to pick names again this year without entering all the names and email addresses again.  All you have to do is select the “Import from an old list” from our Secret Santa Generator page: Enter your group name, group password, and master list password (hopefully, you saved this information from last year), and click submit.  If your group information is in our database, then the following page will come …

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Christmas time is filled with tons of small nuances, but the yearly gift exchanges can always be made to be fun, instead of a drastic, last minute decision. The white elephant gift exchange is where you bring any burdened possession of which you can’t under normal circumstances dispose of, and it’s worth is way out of proportion with its use. I’ve seen hard bound bathroom readers (used), old sets of christmas cards, all the way to nutcrackers; all offered in …

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The History of Boogspace Web Designs

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Thanks to the help of Rachna over at http://www.rachnathedesigner.com/, we’ve recently updated our website.  A refresh was way overdue.  My cousin, Willie, built the original site in 2001.  I built the entire backend.  Here’s what the original Boogspace looked like in 2006: My cousin threw this design together, and I add the backend coding to make the site function.  The picture above is missing a few button, but as you can see, this was definitely amateur hour. Moving onto 2008, I …

 

The Online Secret Santa Game

Online communities, groups and forums provide excellent communication between people, usually with the same interest, regardless of location. We could be located in different countries and yet we can communicate with each other with ease. Promoting unity within the group can be done in a limitless number of ways but one really good way to do this, especially during the Christmas season, is to have a secret santa gift giving event. Based on my own experience, this is really exciting. …

 

The Best Options for Secret Santa for Everybody

Holiday season is always a great time for the family, friends and even co-workers. One thing that many companies do to create bonds with all the workers and even connect employees from different areas is to do a Secret Santa Gift Exchange close to the holidays. It is a great opportunity to relax and have a little fun while workers try to guess who gave that gift that sometimes is exactly what the person needed and sometimes is something that …

 

Office Secret Santa Gift Exchange

Two years ago,everyone in my office decided that they wanted to get together and participate in a secret santa gift exchange. One of my colleagues put all of our names on individual pieces of paper and threw them in a hat. Then she came around to each of our desks and told us to pick a name out of the hat, but to keep the name to ourselves. I picked one of the girls that I am very close with …

 

Secret Santa Gift Exchanges Can Help Save Money

A Secret Santa is a type of gift-exchange that occurs around Christmas in Europe and North America. Typically, a Secret Santa allows individuals from a common background to anonymously give their friends and associates a gift for the holidays. Secret Santa exchanges can be very useful, as it offers a simple and cost-effective way for everyone to receive a present. It also eases the tension in deciding how much to spend for a present, as it is common to have …

 

Enhance Your Christmas Spirit with a New Game

Usually, gift exchange is associated with Christmas . It is widely accepted because of its high popularity . Now it becomes a part and parcel of our life. Besides Christmas , we present gifts to our dear and near at several occasions like birthday , marriage etc. No doubt, it is a thrilling pleasure to everyone because then we come to realize that we are remembered by them. But some times , unfortunately, it seems a difficulty in choosing a …