Elf on the Shelf: FAIL


Last year, like many other families, we started the “Elf on the Shelf” tradition. Not sure what I was thinking, really. We were living in a hotel (had just relocated from NC to WA) and for some grand reason I thought that adding yet another item (daily item, at that!) to our holiday traditions was a good idea. Because, you know, having to cook/clean/care for 4 children, do Christmas crafts, keep ornaments out of baby mouths, visit all the fancy light displays possible, photograph every […]