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December 2012

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Elf on the Shelf – In Aweee

Don't you just love to watch pretty lights, where you let your eyes relax and glaze over until the lights become slightly blurred and seem to be brighter than before?   That's what our Elf, Lily, did...he (yes, he) jumped [...]

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Elf on the Shelf – MY Nut Clusters!

Chocolate Coated, Macadamia, Salted Caramel Nut Clusters - need I say more...these are MINE! and Who did we catch this morning!   He's lucky he's cute or I'd boot his butt back to the North Pole!  :)  The kids got [...]

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Elf on the Shelf – Makes Candy Bundles!

What an awesome way to wake up - to CANDY!!!  The Elf on the Shelf - now named Lily (yes he is a boy, but our LilMan liked the name Lily...anyway...) took Hersey Kisses Cherry Cordial (OMG - the best [...]

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Simple Christmas Sweet Rolls

These were so simple. All you need is a can of the Pillsbury Orange Sweet Rolls.  Unroll them and twist, cook per the directions for about 8 minutes.  Done!

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Elf on the Shelf: Naughty Elf

This morning we found the Elf next to our Leg Lamp - that's our elf - mischievous.  The Leg Lamp from the movie "Christmas Story" is one of my favorite Christmas decorations. Now I had a bit of fun with [...]

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How to Make a Snowman Tree Topper

This year we decided to have colored lights on the tree, and because of this one change I needed to make some decorating changes - the gold and white angel on top such a vibrant tree just wouldn't cut it.  [...]

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December 4th is National Cookie Day!

A whole day dedicated to cookies!!! My family love my chocolate chip cookies, especially the cookie dough :)  So, to help ensure they can make these cookies in the future and you all can also enjoy a "go-to" cookie I've [...]

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Elf on the Shelf: Friendly Reminders

Someone in our family doesn't always wipe and flush;  the Elf is siding with Mom and Dad by giving a friendly reminder. Tyler is pointing out what the Elf's note is saying and immediately the guilty party said "I wipe [...]

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Elf On The Shelf Came to Our House

  Elf on the Shelf has arrived. Join our family in the family fun and joy this little guy brings.       Last night we let the kids sleep under the Christmas... In years past, we've always had white [...]