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Teachers Use Elfster To Exchange the Gift of Knowledge

  As any teacher will tell you, knowledge is power — and sometimes a little peer influence is great for motivation! So Elfster was proud to play a part when a group of teachers took time out of their busy schedules to exchange the gift of knowledge with their own peers. These busy teachers used Elfster to be paired up for “Peer Visits” with other teachers in their own grade level to exchange their thoughts [...]

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Making Every Day Count, One Page at a Time

  The elves at Elfster certainly know the importance of making each and every day count! That’s why when a group of nearly 200 women from all over the country connected to participate in an exchange of products to enhance their personalized life planners, we thought we’d share their motivational ideas. Not only are these ladies organized, but they share a love for the happy, colorful and inspirational work of designer Erin Condren (EC). According [...]

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The Cab Day 2014: Music Fans Use Elfster To Celebrate Favorite Band

  The elves at Elfster want to give a big shout out to a devoted group of music fans that came up with an innovative way to share their love for their favorite band. They started a “pen-pal style” exchange to pair up fans of the band The Cab from all over the world in order to help them make new friends globally. The Cab, founded in 2005, is a Las Vegas-based alternative rock band [...]

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Moms Share Local Tastes By Swapping Delicious Delicacies

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf   When a group of moms from all over the United States started to get to know each other better online, they realized that despite the miles that separate them, they had plenty in common, especially since they all welcomed new babies last year. But when the group’s members took an interest in each other’s local cuisine, they [...]

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Postcards from Afar: Photographers Share Talents Worldwide

They say a picture is worth a thousand words; that’s why, when a group of talented photographers from all over the world decided to exchange their work using Elfster, the elves took notice! These gifts from the heart — original photo postcards — are being exchanged by photographers who first connected on social media, but turned to Elfster to help better manage their monthly exchanges.   According to co-organizer Monica Smith, the group of 20-30 [...]

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Accountants Use Elfster to Keep Season Less Taxing

We all know tax time can be, well … taxing! And the life of an accountant can be even more stressful. That’s why one accounting firm turned to Elfster to help get them through their “busy season.” “Our group is made up of the New England Region of CohnReznick, the 10th largest accounting firm in the country,” according to exchange organizer Kristin Hustus.  “The offices include six locations across Connecticut and Massachusetts. We are a [...]

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Elfster Exchanges Ring In Spring!

  March Madness is in full swing here at Elfster and we thought we’d share a few of these inspiring ideas for an exchange… Do you see your group here? Some folks are still being good about keeping those New Year’s resolutions to watch what they eat by joining in a monthly “Weight Watchers Snack Swap” exchange. With a spending limit of $10 for a bunch of healthy snacks, it’s a great way for this [...]

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March Moms Celebrate Baby’s First Birthday with Book Exchange

As many parents would agree, as a child grows, so too does the household’s “kid clutter.” That’s why a group of moms, who shared the joys of having babies last year, have decided to organize a secret “Birthday Book Exchange” on Elfster to celebrate the milestone of their babies’ first birthdays. Not only does this help control the inevitable clutter, but instills a lifelong love of reading as they happily expand their little ones’ libraries. [...]

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Group shares love of knitting with mystery exchange

The holiday season has come and gone, but at Elfster, we love to celebrate the joy of gift giving any time. And so do many of the groups that use Elfster, including a bunch of busy knitters participating in the MBOY (Mystery Ball of Yarn) exchange this winter. According to organizer Megan Hasley, “The group started as a spin-off from another group that began as a group for babywearing mothers. From the initial members, people [...]

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Baby Registries: What you need when you are expecting!

Do you know anyone who is expecting a baby in 2014?  Expectant parents are often seen flipping through a mountain of sites and running store to store in an exhausting effort to solve the riddle: what you need when you are expecting. The list of things you need for a baby, no matter if its your first or tenth, is daunting. The current crop of baby registries complicate things as much as they help!  Are [...]

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