April 23, 2017

Elf on the Shelf Letter {Free Printable}

Elf on the Shelf LetterHas your child been on their best behavior because they know that their Elf on the Shelf is reporting back to Santa? Let them know that their good behavior has been noticed by their elf and he or she has reported it to Santa and Elf Headquarters located at the North Pole! This sweet little […]

Elf on the Shelf Name Ideas {Updated}

Elf on the ShelfSoon, our Elf on the Shelf will return for the third time.  Elves travel to and from the North Pole each night giving Santa Clause a report on whether your children have been naughty or nice. When your elf shows up, your first task is to give him or her a name. Our elf’s name is Zack and […]

10 Holiday Survival Tips

1. Budget & Plan your Gift Giving Strategy Prior to the holiday season I make a list of everyone I plan to purchase a present for and how much I want to spend. From there, I decide on a budget and some gift ideas within my allotted price range. I keep a running list in […]

Our Elf on the Shelf is Back

elfshelf1Last year we started the family tradition of the Elf on the Shelf by Carol V. Aebersold and Chanda A. Bell. It is a great way to usher in the Christmas season.  The elf comes with a wonderfully illustrated book that tells the story of the elf and his mission. The book tells kids that Santa’s elf shows up to […]