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Fed-up mum cancels Christmas using Elf on the Shelf - because of her kids' bad behaviour

One mum has gone and done what many have not been brave enough to do. Mums and dads love an idle threat. "If you don't finish your main, there'll be no dessert." "If you punch your brother again, t…

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Organic Coconut Snowmen

Organic Coconut Snowmen To mark the launch of Organic Feed Your Happy Christmas and the Soil Association’s Organic Christmas Marketplace, Kate Hackworthy, award winning blogger and author of Veggie D…

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Which UK supermarket is the first to launch vegan mince pies for Christmas?

Gone are the days when vegans were forced to miss out on the joys of festive food. Not only can plant-based eaters indulge in a warming cup of Baileys and take their pick from a range of vegan-friend…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.3.

Idea 3: 3. Oh no! Mr Elf has been captured! You will need: Mr Elf, a variety of toys – small army toys as pictured would work best – But If you don’t have any then any toys will do! Tape to stick Mr…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.2.

Idea 2: Ah look, he’s having a race with the other Toys! You will need: Mr Elf, a variety of similar sized toys and some small brown grocery bags (Or something similar). On the dining table, coffee…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! – No.1

Happy Holidays every body and now let the Christmas countdown commence! The decorations are down from the loft, the advent calendars are being opened and Mr Elf (or whatever you’ve decided to call him…

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Five ideas of what to pop into your Christmas Eve box

Carrot for Rudolph, mince pie for Santa - and a Christmas Eve box for the kids? Is this a tradition that you’ve added to your festive repertoire? If so, then you may want to check our TOP picks 'w…

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What is your Elf name?

The first letter of your name is: A - Tiny            N - Squeeky B - Happy         O - Snookums C - Twinkle       P - Speedy D - Jolly           Q - Tinker E - Cookie         R - Kringle F - Zo…

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Baby Christmas Gift Ideas

It's that time of year again where the online shopping baskets are filling up and the Santa lists are getting crossed off. Just for you, we have put together our Top Ten Christmas 2017 toys for babie…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 19

Idea 19 Where is he?! Oh look, he’s in the fridge! You will need: Mr Elf and perhaps a little towel/blanket for him to wrap himself in. As pictured, leave Mr Elf all wrapped up in one of the shelve…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 20

Idea 20 He’s hiding! Where is he?! You will need: Mr Elf, green & brown washable felt tip pen for camouflage and the Christmas tree! As pictured, draw some camouflage/army style paint on his fa…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 21

Idea 21 He’s at Mummy’s M&M’s! You will need: Mr Elf and a packet of M&M’s (or whatever sweets you like!) As pictured, open the packet as spill out some sweets as though its been broken int…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 23

Idea 23 Aww! He’s been making us snow flakes! You will need: Mr Elf, a pair of scissors and some paper. Cut up a few snowflakes – roughly, they don’t have to be perfect, a mini Elf is making them a…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.4.

Idea 4. Aww. He must have been tired! You will need: Mr Elf, a tissue box and a small toy for him to cuddle (optional). Take a piece of tissue out of the box and fold into a pillow. Then put Mr Elf…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.5.

Idea 5. My goodness! He’s fishing in the toilet?! You will need: Mr Elf, pencil/straw/candy cane, piece of string, fish shaped cat biscuits (Or if you cannot find any, just cut some fish shapes out …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.6.

Idea 6. Is he meeting Minions?! You will need: Mr Elf, pen/marker/sharpie and bananas This morning your elf was found with some new little minion friends! He drew faces on all of yours bananas! Th…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.7.

Idea 7. Naughty! He’s trying to eat our cakes! You will need: Mr Elf, a cake stand with cakes (as pictured) or a box of shop bought cakes in the pack will do. If you have a cake stand as shown in t…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.9.

Idea 9. Oh dear! He’s made a mess! You will need: Mr Elf and a Ketchup bottle (Or whatever condiment you wish). Squirt (just a teeny bit) of the sauce onto the kitchen worktop/on the kitchen tiles …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.11.

Idea 11 Snow Angels out of flour You will need: Mr Elf and a sprinkling of flour. Sprinkle some flour on a table or kitchen surface and make shape of an angel with Mr Elf. He’s making his own snow…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.17

Idea 17 He’s made a hot air balloon out of your pants! You will need: Mr Elf, a balloon (helium if possible – if not then some tape to stick to the ceiling should work), some string and a pair of pa…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.12.

Idea 12. Helping to decorate the tree! You will need: Mr Elf & the Christmas tree – if you have a fire engine as pictured then that’s awesome too! If not then just place him in the tree with a …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.15

Idea 15 Hehe! Quickly before Daddy wakes up! You will need: Daddy, Mr Elf, Eye liner pencil. This one’s one of my favourites! I hope you can get Dad on board, my hubby has no choice ;-)! First thi…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.16

Idea 16 He’s wrapped up the toilet!!! You will need: Mr Elf and some wrapping paper (and tape of course!) This one may seem time consuming but it’s such a funny idea so I had to share! Simply wrap …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 22

Idea 22 Looks like he wanted to watch a film! You will need: Mr Elf and the DVD shelf or cupboard! As pictured, pull out some DVD’s as though Mr Elf as been routing through and perhaps put one unde…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 25

Idea 25 Oh! He’s pooped in Santa’s milk! Welcome to the last Elf on the Shelf! We hope these have all been helpful for you and given you some inspiration! We’ve saved this one for last as we thought…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.8.

Idea 8. He’s zip-lining! You will need: Mr Elf, wire or string, candy cane. Tie some string from one side of the room to the other (Or going down the stairs would look cool). Attach Mr Elf to the c…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.10.

Idea 10. Kids, come quick! He’s colouring in your colouring book! You will need: Mr Elf, Colouring book & crayons. As pictured, in a room of your choosing (I’m choosing lounge floor), open your…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.13

Idea 13 Oh! How did he get in there?! You will need: Your hoover and Mr Elf. This is such a funny idea if you can do this one. Simply open the hoover and put Mr Elf inside. He must’ve been sucked …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.14

Idea 14 He’s been drawing silly faces on Mummy & Daddy You will need: Mr Elf, framed picture(s) and a felt tip pen (Note: do not use permanent marker!) Simply draw a couple of doodles on a pict…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 24

Idea 24 He’s written you a message for the big day tomorrow! You will need: Mr Elf and some toothpaste. If you don’t fancy the mess or don’t think you’re artistic enough, then a written message wil…

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People Who Put Their Christmas Decorations Up Early Are Apparently Happier People

Confirmed - People who put their Christmas decorations up early are apparently happier people. There are two different types of people in this world. There are the people who start their Christmas sh…

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We have TOP 20 spectacular DIY Christmas Decorations you must try this year!

We have TOP 20 spectacular DIY Christmas Decorations you must try this year! Turn an old lantern into a Christmas decoration for your porch by filling it with cheap ornaments Roll up some…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 18

Idea 18 A Bath in marshmallows?! You will need: Mr Elf, bag of mini marshmallows (and a sink)! A nice and easy one. Fill your sink up with marshmallows so Mr Elf can have a nice relaxing bath! …

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Baby's 1st Halloween: 2017's Best Buys for your little pumpkin!

Just because your little ones may not be old enough to enjoy the spook-tacular-ness of Halloween,  doesn’t mean they (and you) can’t have some fun this year! Celebrate baby’s first Halloween in style…

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Everything in one place for Spooktacular Halloween

The history of Halloween - how it all started? Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and other parts of Europe. At the end of summer, the…

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