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Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Headlines | 7 comments

The Return of Our Secret Santa Gift Exchange

Secret SantaSecret Santa returns to the Irish Fireside for 2013. Each year, a generous group of Irish Firesiders share their Irish holiday spirit and exchange Ireland-inspired gifts.

It’s a gift exchange…

  1. Sign up for 2013 is now CLOSED.
  2. Buy or make a gift valued at about $10.
  3. Wait for your Secret Santa Assignment to arrive on Dec 1, 2013.
  4. Mail the gift and a note to your Secret Santa Assignment by Dec 9, 2013 – we know, it’s not that secret :)
  5. Open your gift and send us a Secret Santa Report… we LOVE when you send us snapshots of your presents!

STOP! Don’t Be a Deadbeat Secret Santa

People take Secret Santa very seriously and expect the same from you. Before you sign up, take a moment to determine if you are truly able to participate. DO NOT sign up if there is any chance that you won’t be able to fulfill your Secret Santa duties.

Neglect your duties, and your Kris Kringle record will be tarnished forever!

Additional information will be emailed to participants.

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7 Comments

  1. Can you join in the fun if you live in america…or is this just within Ireland

    • All countries are welcome (most participants are actually from the United States). We have a special question on the form for international gift-giving.

  2. When I signed up, I did put that I’d be open to other countries. Since I’m in Michigan I just would want to be sure that my gift would get there in time.

    • Debi, thanks for being so thoughtful about delivery times. Last year we did see a big delay with An Post (the Irish Post Office)… some items took more than three weeks to arrive. In previous years it usually took less than seven days.

  3. Count me in this year. I love doing this, it will be my 3rd year.

  4. I think I’ve done this every year and I will continue to do it this year. It’s always so much fun to pick out something creative for my Santa Secret recipient.

  5. Ah, shoot. I missed the deadline! I look forward to the St. Patrick’s Day gift swap :)

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