You can hire a real life Elf on the Shelf


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BOSTON - Who needs a little toy elf when you can a real life Elf on the Shelf to celebrate the season??

A Craigslist ad posted in the Boston/Brookline/Cambridge area is offering Elf on the Shelf services for holiday themed parties or some surprises for the kids. 

He writes,"I specialize in holiday themed events, either yours or an un-expecting friend's, but I also offer contracted private investigation and babysitting services."

The Elf on the Shelf costs $100 an hour for some elf fun and mischief. Babysitting service rates are negotiable. 

"My services have been in high demand this season, so I now require at least 48 hours notice in advance of any bookings and appreciate your understanding," says the ad. 

Based on the photo posted n Craigslist, the man has a perfect Elf on the Shelf costume.