Thankfully, the forecast for snow only called for a dusting, rather than 6 to 10 inches! Our two little elves decided that a little morning Cross Country skiing might be the perfect thing!

Photo Angie Chamberlain

Remember you have to ski with your head up, and watch the curves!

Photo Angie Chamberlain

And in a throwback to 2016 check out this photo when Marco and Henry found the silly string!

Photo Carrie Krason Mansolilli

We post Elf on a Shelf photos to give you inspiration if you are doing this with your family, or just to bring a smile to your face if you're not. There's nothing like seeing the magic of Christmas through the eyes of a child.

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