The REAL Christmas Elves

Santa couldn’t do it without us!
Proof that we can do more than cuddle or blog

Guest blogger: TinkerToy

© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC

My FIRST Christmas post (and my first sort-of reblog)

Mom found this video and said I could use it in my first Christmas post.  It was originally posted by Xena on her Black Butterfly blog with the following introduction:

I never get enough of this video. It’s produced by Fresh Pets.

The music is festive, but really loud,
so you might want to lower the volume on your speakers
before you click on the little triangle thing in the middle.

Source: Santa’s Canines (and Felines) Make Toys | We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

All we want for Christmas

And if you liked THAT one, take a look at what all dogs everywhere really want for Christmas this year: DINNER!

There’s a “behind the scenes” video where I found out that every one of the dogs you’ll see are rescue dogs – except for the cat, of course, who also came from the shelter.

God Bless Us, every one

I know that four legs aren’t great with sending Christmas cards, so we don’t get very many sent to us.  SO, if you write a Christmas post, leave me a link in a comment to count as your Merry Christmas card especially for me – and my Mom, of course.

Merry Christmas and Happy all the other Holidays to ALL of you.


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You might also be interested in some of the following articles
available right now – on this site and elsewhere.

My other posts:

A couple of GREAT ones from my Mom

Christmas related fur & feather set posts ’round the ‘net


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About Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC
Award-winning ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching field co-founder; [life] Coaching pioneer -- Neurodiversity Advocate, Coach, Mentor & Poster Girl -- Multi-Certified -- 25 years working with EFD [Executive Functioning disorders] and struggles in hundreds of people from all walks of life. I developed and delivered the world's first ADD-specific coach training curriculum: multi-year, brain-based, and ICF Certification tracked. In addition to my expertise in ADD/EF Systems Development Coaching, I am known for training and mentoring globally well-informed ADD Coach LEADERS with the vision to innovate, many of the most visible, knowledgeable and successful ADD Coaches in the field today (several of whom now deliver highly visible ADD coach trainings themselves). For almost a decade, I personally sponsored and facilitated seven monthly, virtual and global, no-charge support and information groups The ADD Hours™ - including The ADD Expert Speakers Series, hosting well-known ADD Professionals who were generous with their information and expertise, joining me in my belief that "It takes a village to educate a world." I am committed to being a thorn in the side of ADD-ignorance in service of changing the way neurodiversity is thought about and treated - seeing "a world that works for everyone" in my lifetime. Get in touch when you're ready to have a life that works BECAUSE of who you are, building on strengths to step off that frustrating treadmill "when 'wanting to' just doesn't get it DONE!"

46 Responses to The REAL Christmas Elves

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  2. Soul Gifts says:

    A couple of the best Christmas videos I;ve seen

    Liked by 1 person

    • Thanks for visiting and taking the time to give them a look and let me know you did. I’m such a fast reader, I don’t generally prefer videos on blogs – but I’ve made a few exceptions here on my own – and when I ran across these I had to share. Tink wants me to add, “AND they help animals who have been abandoned!”

      My December/Christmas articles aren’t really “on topic” here – lol – but they are fun to do, and these certainly seemed like the essence of Christmas to me!

      Liked by 1 person

  3. GP Cox says:

    Another good one! Merry Christmas!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Crystal Stewart says:

    Dogs with human hands-interesting and cute. Also, Thank you for saying Merry Christmas.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Thanks Crystal —

      I try to be “politically” aware, if not exactly “correct” – but Merry Christmas is my heart’s wish for the world.

      It most certainly does NOT mean that I don’t wish a Happy [other types of winter] Holidays to those who prefer that expression, but I’ve never taken kindly to attempts to muzzle — me or anyone!

      MERRY CHRISTMAS – especially to your and yours.


  5. I spied hamster dudes….. x

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Wendy says:

    Merry Christmas my friend. I just wrote a little Christmas post today myself. On my phone so can’t put in a link, I don’t know how. Oh joys of technology.

    Just wanted to wish you and Tink happy holidays.
    MGH edit below:
    Here ’tis, my friend: Christmas My Way

    In the future, the easiest way is to copy the entire address of the post (once it’s published, like the public sees it) then paste it into your comment. Then the actual address shows up vs the name of the article, as I’ve done it here.

    Liked by 3 people

  7. Piglove says:

    Awesome my friend. Thanks. I LOVE the videos – OMP – I have snorted and oinked so much over here at the Hotel Thompson. Have a great day! XOXO – Bacon

    Liked by 2 people

    • Thanks, Helen. Tink did a pretty jolly job on this one.

      It’s crazy how people come up with ideas like this – and then actually carry them out! Not only that, they film them and get it together to post them on YouTube. The background video for number 2 had me shaking my head in incredulous admiration.

      I hope you are having a lovely holiday season. Thanks for reading Tink’s post.


  8. Sue Vincent says:

    Hey Tink, great Christmas links 🙂 And thank you for the mentions 🙂 Much love, Ani xxx

    Liked by 2 people

  9. Grandtrines says:

    Reblogged this on Lost Dudeist Astrology.

    Liked by 1 person

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