Elfin’s Diary

Santa’s Magic Elf Mischief Ideas

Last Christmas a stranger came to stay to our house. He was there to have fun with the kids, play games of hide and seek, create mischief of one kind or another and amuse the [...]

March 20, 2013 // 7 Comments

Easy Mince Pie Recipe

Our Christmas Elf teaches us how to make mince pies When my son was about 6 or 7 years old, I taught him how to send a text message. A few days later I was wondering out loud [...]

January 8, 2013 // 4 Comments

Does Your Elf Stay on His Shelf?

Quiet Elf on the shelf Yesterday we found Elfin, our Christmas Elf sat quietly on a book shelf. He was still in the same position when we came home in the afternoon. Now, [...]

December 17, 2012 // 6 Comments

Santa’s Elf Takes a Bath

After a frantic search the kids find our Christmas Elf hiding in the shower Christmas Elf fooling around in shower While some elves spend the night quietly sitting on a [...]

December 12, 2012 // 3 Comments

Crumble Top Mince Pies Recipe

Our Christmas Elf’s first taste of mince pies Elfin our Christmas Elf watched my son make our first batch of mince pies this year with much interest. He’d heard [...]

December 11, 2012 // 2 Comments

Elf Hitches Ride to the Park

Has our elf gone home to Santa? This morning we couldn’t find Elfin. I felt guilty – I’d lost patience with him several times and had made no efforts to [...]

December 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

Mischievous Elf Spotted in Supermarket

  Elfin admiring the Christmas chocolate shelves in the supermarket Trying to keep our elf out of mischief “Christmas  elves that are left at home all day get [...]

December 6, 2012 // 2 Comments

Elfin’s Christmas Cake Recipe and Tips

Christmas Elf messes about with flour and makes “snow” angels We came home yesterday to find the kitchen table covered in flour and a rather dusty Elfin rolling [...]

December 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

Letters to Santa

Sunbathing Christmas Elf When we came back from work and school, it was quite a relief to find our Christmas Elf  sitting quietly by the upstairs window looking at the view [...]

December 4, 2012 // 11 Comments

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