Ralphie Elf

I wasn’t really planning to do Elf on the Shelf, but my mother-in-law bought it for the boys. Kenny and I have had a lot of fun setting him up each night. It is fun coming up with new ideas each night! Most days I have pulled out my DSLR and taken pictures to document what we do but there are a few iPhone photos. Here are a some things Ralphie has been getting into.

1. Ate some peanut butter cups. 2. Sitting in the Christmas Tree. 3. Hanging from the fan. 4. Driving Kenny’s RC Truck. 5. Watching TV a little too close. 6. Keeping an eye on us at the dinner table. 7. Opps got into the toilet paper. 8. Made some snowflakes. 9. Made a “snow” angel. 10. Hanging out in Dustyn’s room. 11. Drew a picture and asked the boys to draw him a picture.

If you follow me on instagram @bysarahhalsteadย I have been sharing pictures daily using the #ralphieelf.

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  1. says

    Cute! A friend of mine found her family’s elf enjoying a “bubble bath” in the bathroom sink (with cotton balls). I have germ issues, so, personally, I would freak out if I found an elf had done such a thing in my home…but I thought it was really cute…in someone else’s sink… ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. says

    I’m looking forward to when Jackson is a little older and we can try the Elf on the Shelf. It looks like so much fun!

  3. says

    Sarah, I think you hit me at just the right time! I’m in desperate need of a new look on the blog. I use blogger, will this work? Let me know what you think, and what you can do….So happy to help you in your quest! Cute shots of the elf and crew.

  4. says

    Super cute! We have one that we did for a whole year (365 days of hiding him & them searching for him) & then the kids were too old. They named him Stanley.

  5. Katherines Corner says

    Ralphie is a busy fellow,giggle. Our grandchildren love the elf on the shelf tradition. xo P.S. thank you for hosting one of my favorite hops!

  6. says

    Oh! it certainly looks like Ralphie has been quite mischievous and having lots of fun!! as well as mom and dad!! ha ha I especially love the snow angel! quite creative!

  7. says

    Cute shots.

    I don’t know why, but when I copy and paste your button, it gives me the box your code is in and half of the button in that. Weird. I’ve tried every week for a long time and can’t make it work. Any suggestions? I usually type your name and link like that.

  8. says

    I haven’t done Elf on the Shelf, but it looks like fun! Super cute pics. So, did you have a name change? Sorry I feel so out of it these days.

  9. says

    I love your Ralphie ideas! Our kids love trying to find our Kringle every morning. I gotta step up my game this week! I’ve been a little lacking creatively this week.

  10. says

    I love the idea of the elf, I’m just not sure I could keep up. Ha ha! Plus, my oldest is a terrible sleeper and is often up past 11, ugh! Your pics look like so much fun!

    Love my new header and button too! You did a great job ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thank you!!

  11. says

    I can’t wait to do Elf on the Shelf with my niece. Last year the mother and daughter authors of Elf on the Shelf were signing at our local Halmark shop. I picked up a copy of the book and Elf and am eagerly waiting for when she will be old enough that she can name the Elf (is only 1 1/2 ish now). Until than, I’ll have to just admire your picture. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Fav is driving Kenny’s RC Truck.