Advent Calendars

In just under 4 weeks it will be opening our advent calendars and this year I’m planning on getting away from the regular chocolate variety and opting for something different.

To help me make up my mind i have been looking at reviews from last year and looking for inspiration in the shops christmas departments.

Here are some of my favorites.


Playmobile do a range of advent calendars Christmas themed as well as pirate theme and princesses for the girls.

Lego also have a great range from christmas themed to star wars So not just for the kids 😉

Other great non chocolate Calendars for kids.

Vtech toot-toot Ideal for toddlers.

236416421Play doh also have a couple one is the new Doh Vinci range of PlayDoh the other a regular PlayDoh with festive cutters.


For the men there are some great calendars out there.

I saw this one in Debenhams the other day  it actually works well if you put everything together correctly that is!

106010750099Or what about this from Uk tool Centre?

p-145328-wera-advent-calendar-2016-htmlCoffee Lover? what about this from Not On The High Street.

shopping-4Or this for Beer addicts  From go with the beer what about a bag of pork scratchings.


There are so many advent Calendars this year that I would love!

This is the Yankee Candle one for this year  I already have this on order so you will be seeing it featured in my Vlogmas Daily vlogs on you Tube.

1521558_GB.jpgBomb cosmetics also have a great calendar a different product for each day in the run up to Christmas.

71koee6w64l-_sl1447_There is this Charm bracelet Calendar from Meri Meri.

25438Fellow Vlogger Tanya Burr also has her own advent calendar this year however its only a 12 day one so one beauty  for each of the 12 days of Christmas.

KEXWH_SQ1_0000000088_NO_COLOR_SLs.jpegSanctuary Spa Also have this so by christmas you will be able to have your very own home spa!

32028-ccf5bad0fdef47480e5d80e3ef236dce.jpgThe one I am looking forward to opening each morning after the school run is this form The English Tea Company – A cuppa a day up till christmas.

81hypqorzl-_sl1500_I’m so looking forward to the festive season and opening our advent calendars

I hope I have given you some ideas of the usual Chocolate alternatives.