Thursday, November 26, 2009

Madison Has a Christmas Visitor...

This week's giveaway is a 24 piece Christmas puzzle in a box. A little something to keep the children occupied during the Christmas season. Scroll down to the end of this post to find out how to win it!
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The Visitor

Yesterday, this cute little pixie elf and a book telling about him arrived at Madison's house--straight from the North Pole!

It seems that Santa sends out these little elves to stay in children's houses and "spy" on them during the Christmas season.

The first order of the day after receiving the special elf, is to give him a name. Then he is to be placed on a shelf or similar spot so he can "keep an eye" on the children of the house. Children are not allowed to touch him or he will "lose his magic". They may talk to him, but not touch him.

At night, when everyone is asleep, the pixie elf "returns to the North Pole" and reports on the behavior of the day to Santa Claus, then he returns to a different spot in the child's home to get ready to begin the next day's "watch". The pixie elf is there as a constant reminder to "be on your best behavior".

As each new day begins, part of the fun is to get out of bed and try to find the elf's new spot for the day. Each day he will be sitting in a different place "keeping watch".

I love this little visitor that is staying at Madison's house and found out about him through another blogger. If you'd like to know more about him just visit this site http://www.elfontheshelf.com/ There are some cute games and activities for children on the sight.

Now, here's the interesting part about Madison and her visitor...she's afraid to go look for him because he moves around her house! It sort of freaks her out! That's my Madison!

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To have a chance to win the puzzle, just choose a number between 1 and 100. Whoever comes closest to the number chosen by Random.org without going over will win the puzzle! You can choose up to three numbers. Just leave your number choices as a comment. If two people choose the winning number, the person choosing it first is the winner. Contest ends at midnight Sunday night.




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5 comments:

LuvnLife00 said...

24, 42, 61

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mellisarock said...

1 25 78

Thanks for the new giveaway!!I am really enjoying reading about your grandkids...that's a neat idea about the little elf...sorry that it freaks her out...maybe next year it will seem more fun!

mellisarock at yahoo dot com

mellisarock said...

I blogged about you contest again!! I love how you do your giveaways!!

Hayley said...

2, 43, 80

my kids can't wait for our elf, Romo, to come back! He doesn't arrive til the first! Thanks for the chance to win!

Thankfully Thrifty said...

23, 81, 72
ThankfullyThrifty at gmail dot com
PS Love the elf!! I know a family that has elf (that one!) mysteriously appear at Christmas... he's checking to see if the boys and girls are good, of course. :)