No! Not Elf on a Shelf!

As my good friend, Ruth, knows after my reaction to her post about her resident porcelain dolls, I am not a fan of creepy toys. Who in their right mind thought one that moves around and spies on you isn’t terrifying?

I cannot find the original source for this wonderful idea anywhere.

After stumbling across this picture, I felt it was an excellent time to bring back -throwback- Snappy McSprinkles.

37 thoughts on “No! Not Elf on a Shelf!

    • Chel Owens December 24, 2021 / 11:10 am

      Yes! I loved the colored envelope. ๐Ÿ˜€ And the card of course. If I get to cards, they’ll be for Valentine’s Day at this rate!

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    • Chel Owens December 24, 2021 / 11:11 am

      ๐Ÿ˜€ He needs protein with all that sugar.

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      • Jim Borden December 24, 2021 / 12:00 pm

        maybe after the hoidays he switches to a low-carb diet…

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    • Chel Owens December 24, 2021 / 1:31 pm

      ๐Ÿ˜€ Thanks, Carol! Happy Christmas to you!


  1. robstroud December 24, 2021 / 12:03 pm

    The word gross doesn’t begin to describe that image!

    Those elves are creepy though…

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    • Chel Owens December 24, 2021 / 1:36 pm

      ๐Ÿ˜€ You said it.


  2. Gr8BigFun December 24, 2021 / 6:39 pm

    More than just chestnuts being roasted over that open fire. Merry Christmas!

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    • Chel Owens December 24, 2021 / 11:17 pm

      ๐Ÿ˜€ That would’ve been great to slip in there. Next time, I’ll try to remember that one!


  3. Nope, Not Pam December 25, 2021 / 2:35 am

    Oh I love that. Thatโ€™s my kind of nasty elf. Great Chelsea ๐Ÿ˜


      • Nope, Not Pam December 28, 2021 / 3:06 am


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    • Chel Owens December 25, 2021 / 11:09 pm

      ๐Ÿ˜€ Don’t worry; that can’t be anatomically correct.

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  4. H.R.R. Gorman December 27, 2021 / 7:42 pm

    I went on vacation in Idaho recently, and they had an elf on the shelf in the hotel… all the kids were way too rowdy looking for it because they offered a free candy bar or something to the ones who found it.

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    • Chel Owens December 28, 2021 / 1:35 am

      I just don’t understand why kids like it. I would’ve been terrified as a child.

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  5. fgsjr2015 January 9, 2022 / 4:30 pm

    Amusing; however, the image, utilizing (what appear to be) chicken bones, actually made me feel nauseous. … I’m not vegetarian, though I seldom eat ‘meat’ but do eat prawns or shrimp pretty much on a weekly basis.

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