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Friday, December 2, 2011

Elf trouble

So it's Advent time... the first few days of the month of December..... start it out. To some Advent is religious.... others....it means nothing... and still others.. it means an elf with visit your family until Christmas....
What am I rambling on about... well.. the Elf on the shelf of course....
It's a plush little guy... that you buy and he comes with a book.... and he comes out... every advent... to "watch to see if your children have been naughty or nice" I just call him part of Santa's spy squad...
Now they even have a movie out..... and we already have the CD... with the one song.. THE ELF ON THE SHELF IS WATCHING YOU.... down right stalking... and the tune is catchy..

They sell the skirts now.. to put on your elf.... ( still looks like a boy to me) but anyway....
So the idea... for those of you who still don't understand... You hide this guy every night... and then... in the am.. your child or children... wake up... ( helps mine get out of bed... each December.. because my son likes his sleep) and you find him.... in a new place every night... He goes back to Santa each night and tells him what you did good or bad.. and flys back again.... to "spy" some more... YOU can't touch him kids.. or you loose the magic... some families forget to hide him... for the next day.. .but that has not happened here yet.. and we have been using the spy squad since my son was 3. ( incidentaly that is when my son named our elf... elfie pie)
Well this year... I decided to make it funny... so last night I did this....


when he woke up to see this... he said...." Look he thought it was snow that powder... and he made a snow angel...." Later when he got on the bus... I searched to see if other parents were steppin it up... and look at what I found...
I love this one... but I can't do that.... we have no girls here..
and maybe it sends a poor message.. but it's funny...
We do have a batman car...so tomorrow.. I am doing that... but not on a real road..


I have  a great idea for Sunday... involving a candle and a marshmallow... and then this morning before my tea was empty and just before my chores would start.. I found this blog..... and she had some X rated Elf on the shelf...
naughty elf
click on it... and see how clever she is.......
they even have a new book.... for grown ups... about the elf who is tired of spying and being good...
this looks so funny... I want to order it....

So what ever way you do advent in your house... just be glad you don't have a little elf spying on you....
I would recommend if you never heard of this stuff you go to .....www.elfontheshelf.com

1 comment:

Joanne said...

Oh my goodness that is just the cutest tradition! I have never heard of this. When i saw the elf in the powder i laughed out loud. This is something your kids will remember forever. Thanks for the smile.
Blessings, Joanne

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