Our Elf on the Shelf Hijinks

It’s not Christmas time in our house with Zachary, our Elf on the Shelf.  Zachary first came to visit us in 2009 and every year since my kids look forward to him returning at Thanksgiving time.

This post tells about what an Elf on the Shelf is and why every house with children needs one.

Zachary was busy so far this year.  Apparently he loves fruit snacks just as much as my daughter does.

Elf on the Shelf Idea in the Cookie Ja

He spent some time reading knock knock jokes to the Lego Ninjago boys.

El on the Shelf telling jokes

This was just too funny.  When we woke up, Zachary replaced our Christmas stockings with underwear.  (My kids laughed so hard on this one!)

Elf on the SHelf Iea hanging underwear
Elf on the Shelf Ideas

My daughter wondered if Zachary would take a nap if she made a little bed next to the fireplace.  Sure enough.  Zachary was sleeping when we woke up.

Elf on the Self Ideas

Zachary has been pretty mischievous this year.  My kids got a kick out of it when he wrapped their backpacks.

Elf on the Shelf Wrapping Presents

Elf on the Shelf Idea

And who doesn’t love Chocolate?

Elf on the Shelf Sneaking Candy

Check out our past Elf on the Shelf posts to see what other crazy things Zachary does while we’re asleep:

In 2011 Zachary was full of mischief:

Elf on the shelf ideas with Barbie

It continued last year with more silly things:

Elf on the Shelf Ideas Zachary crocheting

Zachary even sends my kids a postcard during the summer time.

Elf on the Shelf Summer Postcard

And one for the first day of school.

Elf on the Shelf first day of school postcard

If you’re looking for an Elf on the Shelf and can’t find one in your area, you can find them on Amazon here:  The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition

I guarantee you and your children with be creating Christmas memories to last a lifetime!

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