Saturday, December 24, 2011

Alvin the Elf

The kids and I returned from our Louisiana trip to find that our little friend, Alvin, was back from the North Pole. He was quite a bit crazier this year than he was last year, and Ben & Grace got a kick out of it! Here are a few of his antics:

The first morning he tried to jump start my Christmas decorating. He took all of my apples out of the jar, but I guess he got stuck as he was refilling it with the ornaments!
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One morning he had run himself a bubble bath.
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He apparently had a movie party one night and helped himself to a bag of popcorn.
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He replaced our stockings with our underwear. Thankfully he chose clean ones!
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He drew a picture for Ben & Grace.
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He talked the reindeer (who is usually well-behaved) into building forts and having a snowball fight. He couldn’t find any snowballs, so he used my cotton balls.
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The absence of snowballs must have reminded him of how warm it is here in Texas, because he spent the next night in the fridge trying to cool off.
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His sweet tooth got the better of him one day so he rigged up a straw in the syrup bottle.
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My personal favorite – he drew funny faces on our pictures.
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The last morning he was here, he put labels that said “To Alvin” on most of the gifts. Nice try, little buddy!
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We had a great time with Alvin this year.
Thank you, Pinterest! ;)

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