More From Boy

A few more days have gone by, and Boy has mostly just been hanging around checking things out. One day he hung on the clock in the girls’ room to surprise them when they woke up.

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He hung out in our kitchen for a little while, (sideways/upside down- which the girls thought was SO funny)

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He visited our tree the day after we got it, (please ignore my complete lack of effort in hiding our light wires)

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And one day he must have missed Santa and so he sat in the Santa candy bowl,

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He hung on our living room light,

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and today he is perched on the top of the fridge.

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Some mornings Daddy has been really surprised at how easily the girls find Boy. They are incredibly observant and have had no trouble spotting him before they even eat breakfast. They are having so much from with this tradition and have started talking to Boy about their days. It is so cute. I am really happy we started it this year!

Our Elf

We are doing the Elf on the Shelf tradition in our home, and while some people do it only in the month of December, we decided to start the day after Thanksgiving. The girls named our Elf “Boy” and are having fun finding him every morning. They do seem a little wise to the plan and often say that I am the one moving him and that he is “supposed to be” somewhere else. They do say he flies to Santa every night and that he tells Santa things, so maybe they will get more into the magic of it in future years.

So far Boy had been on top of the blinds, on the clock over the fireplace, on the microwave:

(The girls were a little concerned he’d get too hot up there), on the doorbell chime:

on the bathroom mirror:

and today he did his first little bit of mischief- he turned all the stockings around:

I’m sure we’ll have to duplicate some of his places, especially since Boy has to be someplace high since the girls would destroy him given the chance to get to him 🙂 Maybe next year?

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