Culture of Awesomeness ~ Wine ~ Chocolate ~ Holiday Celebration

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899

That's a wrap for another Coldwell Banker, Northwest office girl's only Christmas party! Once again one of the best parties of the season with plenty of fun, laughter and mischief!

Admission to our annual party requires 3 things: an appetizer, desert, salad or whatever, a bottle of wine (most important) and a wrapped gift of approximately $25.

Mixing and mingling with our colleagues during the holidays (who in our culture of awesomeness are also friends) is always a hilarious time! Numbers are drawn and the fun begins! #1 gets first pick and also picks any gift at the end that is not frozen. Gifts are frozen after being stolen 3 times. We all make sure to bring desirable gifts from sexy lingerie, wine, Christmas pillows, blankets, jewelry etc. We steal gifts as fiercely as we negotiate for our clients..... Always done with humor and respect!

Our office comes from abundance not scarcity so our motto is "work as hard as you play!"

Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun!"  Randy Pausch

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Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Dorie,

That last quote is music to my ears--which is why we were in Utah skiing midweek, before the crowds,

Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun!"  Randy Pausch

 

Dec 20, 2019 10:53 AM #1
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Chris B Johnson REALTOR®
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...never underestimate the importance of wine and chocolate Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR 

Dec 20, 2019 11:16 AM #2
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Will Hamm
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Hello Dorie,  Sounds like a fun time and how can you go wrong with Chocolate and Wine.

Dec 20, 2019 11:23 AM #3
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Carol Williams
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Hi Dorie,
That sounds like a blast!  Merry Christmas!

Dec 20, 2019 11:28 AM #4
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Michael Jacobs
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Hello Dorie:  here's to awesomeness. 

Dec 20, 2019 11:30 AM #5
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Sheila Anderson
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Good afternoon Dorie. Looks like a lot of fun. Glad you have a great work group.

Dec 20, 2019 11:34 AM #6
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Barbara Todaro
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR that's a great quote.... not to mention the wine and chocolate!! Merry Christmas...

Dec 20, 2019 12:24 PM #7
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George Souto
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Dorie do the guys at the Coldwell Banker, Northwest office also do a guy's only Christmas party???

Dec 20, 2019 01:20 PM #8
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Kathy Streib
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Hi Dorie- your office looks like such a fun place to be!!! Love that you all get together each year!  We used to have that kind of gift exchange and everyone had such a fun time. 

Dec 20, 2019 01:27 PM #9
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James Dray
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Morning Dorie.

Looks like everyone was having a good time.  Hopefully no-one overloaded in the wine or chocolate.  Make it a great day

Dec 21, 2019 01:37 AM #10
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Everyone had a great time and made sure to make it home safely!

Dec 21, 2019 04:50 AM #11
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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It does this look like a fun party. I enjoyed the video slideshow too - it fills in the blanks. We do an adult gift exchange like this one with our family on Christmas day - it's always a blast.  I'm so happy to see you enjoying the festivities during this special time of year. 

Dec 21, 2019 07:32 AM #12
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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I just had one such party this evening, with the white elephant ornament exchange too, Dorie! We have SO much fun with these get togethers!

And, I LOVE your motto and totally live by it too, " "work as hard as you play!"

Yes, Yes, YES!

Dec 21, 2019 11:49 PM #13
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Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
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Hi Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR - That sounds like a fun office party! When positivity flows, everyone grows! I wish you a very peaceful and happy New Year with all the blessings of Christmas. 

Dec 23, 2019 07:44 AM #14
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Kris Collis, Associate Broker
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Hi Dorie, Love the office holiday exchange and the rules for admittance guaranteed to make it a fun time.  Happy Holidays to you and yours.

Dec 30, 2019 08:32 PM #15
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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what a great collection of girls for the girls only Christmas party - I bet you had a great time - 

Jan 03, 2020 07:21 PM #18
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