Tuesday, December 02, 2014

'Tis the Season

'Tis Elf On The Shelf season! You know, this guy...

I teach Grade 2/3, kiddies that are 7-8 years old. You would not believe the Elf On The Shelf stories they tell me every morning. Today one little guy was so excited. He told me that his elf decorated his Christmas tree and put his underwear on top ;)  All I can think of is how stressed out these parents are running around every night staging EOTS antics! I mean I had a hard enough time playing the tooth fairy, LOL. Probably most parents get their ideas off Pinterest but even so, it takes time to recreate these scenarios. 
I learned something tonight as I was doing some blog research. Did you know that the elves all return to the North Pole after the Yuletide season? True! This video explains everything about the elves. (I love the part where they are on the treadmill.)
News Flash:  Looks like we will be having Christmas at the cottage. Our house just sold, but guess what? That lovely, old farmhouse sold 10 days before we got an offer. Guess it wasn't meant to be...