It's that time of year again. The holiday season is in full swing and that means that the 'Elf on the Shelf' has once again returned to households throughout southeast Minnesota and around the world. In the ten years since the book and doll came into existence, the coming of the elf has become a holiday tradition in many households.

The most fun part of the whole deal is that the kids never know just where the elves will show up each day. And social media is full of photos and videos of all the crazy places they've been known to hide, and some of the wild things they have been "caught" doing.

Here's a spoof of 'Elf on the Shelf' that we especially like. It takes on the feel of a horror movie trailer, complete with fear, suspense and more. And if you watch real closely, you may even see somebody you're familiar with...


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