Some gifts I've received that were cool/awesome/perfect at the moment.
Went riding in the morning and was heading back hungry. Right on the esplanade was a camp with a production line creating home made waffles. They had batter, waffle irons and they just churned out tons of fresh waffles for the line of dusty Burners. For toppers, they had big chilled bowls of fruit. Zomg..
After hours of hot, dusty playa exploration omw back to camp to fuel up my tummy again I randomly found out on the playa a hot dog stand giving out free hot dogs and sodas/water. Heaven. Never made it back to camp that day till way late because of these gems.
Beers/waters/neat patches and snacks while working at Greeters. Some people came through with CARE packages for us and it rocked.
Super cool lighter with a BM cover made for it
Some awesome postcards made on playa from photos taken there
Frozen grapes from a lovely fellow who was walking along our Exodus line handing em out. I kissed him.
a kick ass pair of cyberlox falls
Sample lube packages for some folks in need
Fresh baked choc chip cookies. I made and froze raw balls of dough at home and baked em up on playa. Yum.
Jewelry I made
Emergen-C packets with a bottle of water to those who looked like they really needed em
A pair of tennis shoes to a dude who had his stolen
Lent a hand with a yurt, a tent and cleaning up several neighbors camps when they weren't prepared for the wind
Beers/cold waters for Gate/Greeters
Tons more that I can't think of atm. Gifting is hella fun, both giving and receiving.
This year my sweetie and I want to make a living room set out of the Playatech furniture ( http://www.playatech.com
), paint it, create a ton of fun, crazy, colorful cushions and create a seating area/living room shaded space out in front of our camp to welcome in folks who want to hang, rest, whatever.
Up until now our camp "living room" wasn't very approachable in it's location and arrangement and not very visibly appealing (buncha folding camp chairs). We're not a theme camp but I thought it would be nice for people who need a rest, want to come meet us, need a nap...
A gift for others and a gift for our camp!