Online Shoppers Await Wishlist Gifts from Family, Friends & Secret Santa: Holiday Hassles of Gift Exchange Eliminated by Web Site Savior

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Thousands of members of the free website, expect stockings stuffed with wishlist gifts geared toward them. Post holiday returns at the shopping malls no longer looms to damper the holiday spirit.

Millions of mortified Americans yearns for gifts never given by family or Secret Santa friends every year. Horrendous holiday shopping mall crowds and even despairing days dedicated to getting the right present frequently fail.

After aspirins alleviate holiday headaches created by crowded malls, who really wants to wait in long lines to return a gift? To make matters worse, when you go to exchange your gift after Christmas, you only get half the paid price for your gift because you don't have a receipt.

“In fact, about 40 percent of Americans return at least one holiday gift annually,” according to an report published December 26, 2007. And how many more people get unwanted gifts but don’t return them in order to avoid hurting a loved one’s feelings?

Over 5,000 members have opted for a better way. They are using the gift exchange social network,, to simplify their holiday shopping. They can rely on the gift exchange website to only get presents they want this holiday season from family, friends and Secret Santas.

“With no one is buying me ugly ties anymore,” says Harold Harken, a member of this free website. “Not only that”, he continues, “I can shop online for what my family members actually want, need and will use and I can do it in just a few minutes. There’s less stress, more fun and more time for me.”

The founder of, Michael Lee, explains, “We started the website just to eliminate the hassle in our own family in 2001. We each made a wishlist of gifts and shared the list with everyone in the group. Everybody got what they wanted and gift exchange exasperations ended.”

He continues, “Now we have opened it up to the public to join at absolutely no charge. We are hoping to help more families and groups of friends get more out of the holidays.”

The site even has a free Secret Santa random name generator to help members select names for Secret Santa groups amongst co-workers or within the family. Visitors to this website can see a sampling of what others are giving as gifts too. It also lets you see what the top gifts are for the holidays in case you don’t know what to get for someone. Membership is absolutely free. Links on the site allow one click shopping from the wish list of registered members of any gift exchange group.

Why wander the web or fight the crowds at the shopping malls to foolishly try to find that perfect gift? saves time and troubles for families and friends. Joining this site is easy and it’s free. People looking to avoid the headaches of finding that perfect gift, to avoid the return rush and actually give and receive gifts from their wishlist, have found the social network to perform their perfect gift exchange.


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