I Yam What I Yam
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I Yam What I Yam

I yam what I yam. Please let me explain that. Thanksgiving is its own holiday. Let's be clear about that. I say that only because so many seem to think that Thanksgiving gets forgotten in the shadow of Christmas. Some even insist that…
Elves Get Ready for Halloween 1
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Elves Get Ready for Halloween

Halloween is always a big event at the North Pole and for Santa's elves designing and appearing in costume is a major event. You see, a contest is held annually for the best Halloween costume. Elves go all out for it. Winning the contest…
Questions
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Questions from Teachers Answered

Teachers are some of the biggest fans of SantaUpdate.com because this is where they can come to get answers to their many questions. Teachers, you see, get a lot of questions from their students about Santa, the North Pole and Christmas. Santa,…
Easter Egg Roll
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Easter Egg Roll a Snowy Mess

The big Easter egg roll event at the North Pole ended up a snowy mess as hundreds of families, elves and children in attendance had to battle the elements with their colorful Easter eggs. The Easter Egg Roll is a North Pole Easter tradition.…
Planning for Christmas
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Planning for Christmas

It is a new year. It is "planning for Christmas" season. That means just one thing at the North Pole: calendars. Every elf here has a calendar. This is the time of year they all get new calendars and they spend weeks scribbling plans,…
Happy Halloween
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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from the North Pole. The big Halloween Party and trick-or-treating was held at the North Pole on Saturday this year. Today is more of a traditional Sunday at the North Pole with families gathering for quiet celebrations. Sunday,…
North Pole Celebrates Leon Day
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North Pole Celebrates Leon Day

The North Pole celebrates Leon Day today marking the halfway mark to Christmas. Leon, as you know, is noel spelled backwards. That tiny little insignificant fact has unleashed a brutal tradition at the North Pole than tries the patience of nearly…
33 Weeks Until Christmas 2
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33 Weeks Until Christmas

33 weeks now to Christmas…and I’m really behind in my duties here. I’m really sorry. Elf Ernest warned me this would happen. He said being able to post an update to the countdown every week would be hard. I wanted to do an update every…
The Truth About Elf on the Shelf
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The Truth about Elf on the Shelf

Brace yourself. I’m about to bust some hard Santa truth on you about Elf on the Shelf. At the North Pole we work hard to share the truth of Santa Claus. Sometimes that truth is not pretty. For example, kids will write in and ask Santa for…
Operation Merry Christmas Begins in 4 Days 3
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Operation Merry Christmas Begins in 4 Days

Operation Merry Christmas begins in just 4 days, gang. Is that crazy stuff or what? I'll tell you what, after the return of the reindeer this weekend the North Pole is a new place. It seriously feels like Christmas Eve. Everyone is SO excited.…
You're Never Too Old to Believe
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You're Never Too Old to Believe

You're never too old to believe in Santa Claus. That is a truth that many people, especially children, need to get their head around. You see, now that the silliness of Halloween is over the world of children especially begins to focus on…
Santa Travels
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Santa Travels to Celebrate Thanksgiving

Santa travels to celebrate Thanksgiving this next week in Canada. Mrs. Claus has family in Canada and the Claus' love to celebrate Thanksgiving with them. Thanksgiving, as you are well aware, is Santa's favorite holiday. Even if it is in…