In my explorations of Christmas activities on Pinterest (fun!) I came across "The Elf on the Shelf" and ordered one immediately! He is so cute, so mischievous and so lovable. I love his cupie-doll face, with such a winning smile. I must admit, it is hard thinking up new ideas for Alfie each night, but it's definitely worth it and I've copied lots of other people's!
Here are a few favourites: