We went to bed last night hoping for Elfie to still have his magic but this morning we woke up and found him still there...
BUT he had a small little letter in his arms...
At first Sierra didn't see the letter and she was so distraught. When she did notice it she used a pair of tweezers to get the letter out of his arms without touching him again and we opened and read the little letter.
Sierra thought it was pretty amazing that this paper was white on one side and red on the other.
"It has to be from the North Pole because this is magic paper... no one else but Santa could have this kind of paper" she says.
So we went downstairs and wrote a letter to Santa asking for Elf Help just like Elfie requested we do. Sierra did a great job starting to write the letter as daddy told her how to spell the words (but then she got frustrated that he was paraphrasing her words and we had to cross some out and daddy finished her letter word for word from her).
We dropped it into the mail box as we walked to school.
On the way home from school we stopped to get the mail and there was a parcel there from Santa!!! How's that for magical Airmail! I've never seen mail delivered so fast in ALL my life!
|What can be in our Airmail?|
Aayla was at daycare and we were going to wait to see what was inside until Aayla got home from daycare but Sierra was too excited so we took a little peak. Inside was a letter from Santa saying we needed to follow the instructions as soon as possible so Sierra and daddy got busy.
|Sierra looking quite surprised as |
daddy reads Santas note
|Opening up the package labelled as North Pole Fertilizer|
|Opening up the North Pole Potting Soil|
|Amazed to see the Peppermint Seed|
|Planting the Peppermint Seed|
|Adding the North Pole Fertilizer|
|Patting it all down|
|Happily waiting for the peppermint seed to grow|
Just before bedtime Sierra noticed our Peppermint seed had started to grow!!!
|Here they are wishing for the seed to grow into a big candy cane so Elfie |
can get back to the North Pole to regain all his magic and get strong enough
to return to us before Christmas this year.