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Advent Calendars with a Difference
The advent calendar is one of the most exciting ways to count down to Christmas Day, usually with 24 tiny boxes to open with a chocolate inside to mark the occasion!
Here at UKMums.TV, we’ve been investigating what’s new on the market to help you and your family celebrate advent without the chocolate.
1. Technic Mini Nail Polish Advent Calendar 2016 available from justmylook.co.uk priced £12.95
For the beauty conscious who loves perfectly preened nails, this advent calendar filled with Technic nail varnishes is certainly worth checking out! It’s packed with 24 nail varnishes, one for each day of advent, so there’s a new colour to try every morning in the run up to Christmas. Pile on the nail varnish, not the pounds!
2. Lakeland Light-Up Advent House available from Lakeland priced £39.99
This softly glowing cityscape from Lakeland will make a beautiful addition to your home interior as you countdown to Christmas with your family this season. You could choose to fill the 24 individually numbered drawers with the foil-covered milk chocolate balls provided, or opt for a different treat. The choice is yours!
3. Wentworth Puzzles Advent Calendar available from Wentworth Puzzles priced £25.00
This beautifully illustrated children’s advent calendar puzzle from Wentworth Puzzles is sure to be a big hit for those looking for chocolate alternatives this Christmas. This charming wooden keepsake includes 26 jigsaw pieces and 24 stand-up characters making it a fun way to celebrate Advent.
4. Christmas at the Farm Playmobil Toy Advent Calendar available from Playmobil priced £19.99
Children will adore this fun advent calendar from Playmobil. There’s a surprise behind every door as each contains real pieces, including animals and farm vehicles, to create a fabulous winter Christmas at the Farm scene.
And finally …
… Calling all wine aficionados, here’s one for you! This (5) Wine Advent Calendar has been launched onto the market, offering the chance to partake in 24 days of wine behind 24 specially designed ‘wine windows‘. It’s available from Send A Gift priced £69.99. Why not splash out? Tis the season to be jolly, after all!