"Elf on the Shelf" alternative - the "Wandering Wisemen." Move the Wisemen around the house as they search for Jesus. The kids have fun finding them all over the house. They Wisemen can face obstacles, maybe stop for food and drinks etc until Epiphany
SMOKER -- Smoked Armadillo Eggs Recipe a.a Jalapeno Popper Wrapped and Covered in Sausage . I don't have a smoker so I'm just baking them in my oven like a basic Baked Scotch Egg (which are amazing, too!