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Elf on the Shelf: Week 3 in Review

It’s hard to believe, but Elf 2013 is drawing to a close!  Tomorrow night Oboe will catch a ride with Old St. Nick back to the North Pole where he will stay until next year. This week has been a … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf: Make a Magic Christmas Garden

Over the years, I have seen various examples of magical Christmas-y gardens, many of them involving the Elf tradition.  A majority feature planting candy which “grows’ into something else by morning. The other night, I finally pulled myself together enough … Continue reading

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Perler Bead Cookie Cutter Holiday Ornaments

Every year, for better or worse, my friend Amy and I make some sort of holiday tree ornament en masse with the kiddies. We try to pick something easy and cute, something that we can gift to the grandmothers, aunties, … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf: Week 2 in Review

We are in full-blown ELF MODE over here! It has been exciting week with Oboe.  He has appeared all over the house, sometimes in an obvious spot, others not so much. At the beginning of the week he just seemed … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf: Week 1 in Review

It’s that time of year again – time to find where you hid your Elf on the Shelf last year in the wee morning hours of 12/25 and come up with 25ish locations for him to appear this year. Our … Continue reading

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