It's now safe to say that Elf on the Shelf has become a Christmas tradition for families everywhere, with parents hiding this little guy in nooks and crannies for their kids to find each day leading up to Christmas.
However, it's not all sugarplums and candy canes. Sometimes things go awry, and the little bugger gets sneaky ideas. One of the best unsavory "reappropriations" of the tradition comes from Canadian couple Joe and Megan Wynberg, who decided to one-up their friends who'd been posting funny Elf on the Shelf pictures on Facebook every day.
If it were an actual competition, the Wynbergs would certainly take home the prize. Check out Joe Wynberg as a life-size Elf named FLE (or "elf" backwards,) engaging in all sorts of hilarious antics around the house.
Hilarious! A little creative parenting goes a long way. Just look at the smiles on their children's faces: