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Strange Holiday Food Gifts

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Strange Holiday Food Gifts

PattiCakes | | Jan 8, 2009 04:20 PM

I work in the home office of an group insurance company that has sales offices across the country. Every year many of these sales offices send token gifts to my department as a holiday rememberence. Believe me, these gifts are greatly appreciated because they demonstrate that someone has thought enough to thank us for our work. As with many "corporate" gifts, however, some are good and some are well intentioned, but somehow miss the mark.

This year the good ones included a 5 lb tin of miniature Hershey chocolate products, several boxes of home-made type cookies from various boutique bakers, and a package containing 3 kringles from Wisconsin. If you don't know what a kringle is, google it. They are very cool.

The not-so-good ones include a number of those "towers of treats" that were obviously packaged over a year ago and a delicious pecan pie that was just not appropriate to divide amongst 20 people in an office setting. The topper was a fruit cake, in the shape of the state of Texas. No kidding.

How about you? What holiday food gift did you get that didn't quite hit a bullseye?

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