Elf on the Shelf

Professional art director Alan Lawrence created a photo series that imagines his 4-month-old son as the Elf on the Shelf, and he’s posting them on Instagram as a countdown to Christmas.

Baby Rockwell is quite mischievous.

He’s not been put in any danger, because his daddy has many photo-editing tricks up his sleeve. 

But you can’t edit in that natural-born cuteness!

I now want to imagine that all elves are exactly like this.

I’d also like to imagine that the following incidents happened in succession…

…Because this is exactly what happens whenever I get drunk.

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No doll better represents the Christmas spirit, or the NSA.

6 Holiday Traditions We Should Stop Pretending to Enjoy

#4. The Elf on the Shelf

“The Elf on the Shelf” became a Christmas tradition when a book of the same name said it should back in 2005. Basically, it involves placing an elf doll somewhere in your home and telling your children that he’s there to watch them and report the findings directly to Santa Claus, which he does by going all the way back to the North Pole every single night. He then “returns” the next day, positioned in a new spot, where he can once again rule over your child’s behavior using nothing more than his dead-eyed stare.

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