Daily Archives: December 2, 2020

An Elf on the Shelf Alternative

I love Elf on a Shelf and every year I look forward to people posting photos of him online.  In our home, we don’t really promote Santa so doing the whole elf thing wouldn’t work.  {Besides, I’ve heard that the idea of an elf watching and moving every night really freaks some kids out!} So with all that in mind, I decided to start my own variation a few years back.  We have a felt angel and she’s a cute floppy thing.  I hide her around the house or set her up doing fun things like playing games with other toys.  The kids think it’s fun to look for her each morning! You can use any Christmas toy if you […]

The Truth About Santa

I love Elf on a Shelf and every year I look forward to people posting photos of him online.  In our home, we don’t really promote Santa so doing the whole elf thing wouldn’t work.  {Besides, I’ve heard that the idea of an elf watching and moving every night really freaks some kids out!} So with all that in mind, I decided to start my own variation a few years back.  We have a felt angel and she’s a cute floppy thing.  I hide her around the house or set her up doing fun things like playing games with other toys.  The kids think it’s fun to look for her each morning! You can use any Christmas toy if you […]