Chocolate advent calendars are a temptation difficult to resist. But there are other types of advent calendars for those not so keen on chocolate. Here is a selection of advent calendars we’ve found on the Internet. Be creative and create your own.
1. Marshmallow Advent Calendar – behind each door you’ll find a delicious piece of handmade marshmallow, with different tasty flavours.
2. Tea advent calendar – an advent calendar full of rare teas, from Jasmine Fairy through to the incredibly named Double Dragon Pearl.
3. Ornament advent calendar – in the guise of a Georgian mansion and made from white porcelain, this advent house contains 24 individual and surprising Wedgwood ornaments in blue and white.
4. Coffee advent calendar – a selection of indulgent coffees in a variety of flavours.
5. Stationery advent calendar – different stationary items behind the little doors.
6. Doggie advent calendar – For man’s (and woman’s) best friend – a bone-shaped advent calendar contains a selection of natural and tasty biscuits in original and carob flavour.
7. Beer advent calendar – This advent calendar contains a selection of beer. Designed to take you on a tasty beer adventure from lagers via pale ales.
8. Musical advent calendar – an advent calendar that contains 24 spaces to hide sweets, toys and other treats, but upon opening each door, a different Christmas tune will play.
9. Wine advent calendar – and advent calendar full of a selection of wines.
10. Biscuit advent calendar – different biscuits and different tastes to taste.
11. Jewellery box advent calendar – a 12 door advent calendar is for the DIY jewellery lovers. It contains all the ingredients for creating a delicate charm bracelet and necklace. Plus you can personalise the front of the box.
12. Radio or Tv show advent calendar – In Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden there is also a tradition of having a calendar in the form of a radio show or TV show.
13. A digital advent calendar – a beautiful main scene conceals a new game, animated story or other activity for every day of December up to Christmas Day, all accompanied by music carefully selected for each occasion. You can design your own tartan, build your own snowflakes and, of course, decorate your own Christmas tree. There are a selection of fun activities available even before the start of December, and the main scene itself is also full of unexpected surprises, gradually becoming more colourful and festive as the big day draws near. (jacquielawson.com)
We give you the definition. What’s the word?
1. a mythical monster like a giant reptile breathing fire
2. a soft, sweet, pink or white food
3. . an object that is beautiful rather than useful and is added to increase the beauty of something
4. writing and other office materials
5. having or producing happy and enjoyable feelings suitable for a festival or other special occasion