I always sign up to do the secret reaper gift exchange on the HalloweenForum. This is just like a Secret Santa, where a whole bunch of other people sign up and the Head Reaper would sends a PM with someone else's name / address / likes / dislikes to each of us. We don't know who gets our name til the package arrives - if they even choose to let us know! This year was no different.
In round 1, my reaper disappeared off the face of the planet so I had to be "rescue reaped" by someone who volunteered for this occasion. She made some awesome choices for me! I love everything.
In round 2, I was a victim of a "repeat offender". This same person had my name last year! And lives about an hour from me.
Greenfield Village, a museum-type village near Detroit.
but they are neat!
I totally have a place for them.
The resin ToT rock is by my back door.
I really enjoy doing the Secret Reaper each year. My first victim lives in Poland and was planning a Halloween birthday party, so I concentrated on getting party supplies for her. She was very happy. Apparently American party supplies are different than Polish ones! Victim 2 was a bit harder, she is a horror fangirl. I am not. But I found a hanging Freddy & Jason at Halloween City. Then I found a couple framed prints of a house with palm trees at the Salvation Army and I added JOLs and ghosts and other creepy things to the prints & reframed them. However, she also dropped off the planet (hasn't been on the boards since sign up), so I have no idea if she even got the package! USPS says she did, but I'd like to know for sure. Part of the hazards of the game, I guess!
Even with the hiccups, I will be signing up again next year!