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Old 10-09-2012, 05:55 PM   #15
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Re: S/O: Santa believers, what do you do to make the magic 'real'?

Originally Posted by Geckmumto3 View Post
My DH got in the habit of making these phone calls for people he worked with. He has a good Santa voice, and the kids love it. Now, he generally gets about 6-10 requests from work a year to call kids pre-Christmas.

We did the videos, too, and my kids were too cute watching them. The anticipation and excitement when the elves declared them "nice" as a riot. Santa sent them each a birthday video this year, too (which I guess I must have put in their birthdates when we did the Christmas videos, because the birthday messages came automatically.

We have a key, too.

We do milk, cookies, (although sometimes Santa has requested a beer.... ), carrots, reindeer food on the lawn, have done the flour footprints. DD writes a letter to Santa every year on Christmas Eve and leaves it for him with a picture. She has done this since before she could write. I am sure we do more....

I have a Santa question, but will start yet another Santa thread...
Gotta love the big jolly guy.

I'm really debating whether to do the elf of the shelf.
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