This dad's real-life Elf on the Shelf photos are hilariously creepy

by Nantale Muwonge
Dec 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. ET

Megan and Joe Wynberg have gone all out with Elf on the Shelf this year, and the results are hilarious. Or creepy?

1 /10: Elf on the shelf IRL

1/10 :Elf on the shelf IRL

The couple's version of Elf on the Shelf involves Joe Wynberg dressed as an elf named "FLE."

2 /10: FLE on Day 2

2/10 :FLE on Day 2

First FLE ate the kids' chocolate Advent calendars.

3 /10: FLE on Day 3

3/10 :FLE on Day 3

Then he, um, made some cookies.

4 /10: FLE on Day 4

4/10 :FLE on Day 4

And made a snow angel. With flour. At which point they vowed to get rid of him.

5 /10: FLE on Day 5

5/10 :FLE on Day 5

But FLE turns up again on the fifth day, still up to no good.

6 /10: FLE on Day 6

6/10 :FLE on Day 6

And desperately tries to get back into the house.

7 /10: FLE on Day 7

7/10 :FLE on Day 7

Naturally he succeeds!

8 /10: FLE on Day 8

8/10 :FLE on Day 8

But the Wynbergs call in "re-enforcements" to keep FLE under control.

9 /10: FLE on Day 9

9/10 :FLE on Day 9

Which turns into an epic battle!

10 /10: FLE on Day 10

10/10 :FLE on Day 10

And then, of course, FLE returns to his normal shenanigans. Follow #‎FLEontheshelf? for updates!