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"Made for Grown-Ups" Advent Calendar Round-Up

By Allison Onyett, Nov 12


Remember when you were a kid eagerly counting down the days until Christmas morning with the daily chocolates in your advent calendar? Well get ready to get excited about the countdown again. But now, instead of sugary sweet ten cent chocolates there’s some pretty indulgent surprises behind those cardboard windows.

Here’s a round-up of our favourite adult-only advent calendars, for you or as an early gift for someone on your list:

 

For the Coffee Lover:

If your're a caffeine addict, this magnetic chalkboard calendar with beautiful decorative tins that can be used long after the holidays, is for you. In each tin you’ll find a delectable chocolate covered graham with and a special limited-edition $5.00 mini Starbucks card on the 25th of December. Find it at Starbucks.

For The Beauty Queen:

This advent calendar is perhaps a dream come true for any cosmetic lover. Get your daily dose of glamour by opening sweet shoppe doors to reveal a Benefit Cosmetics bestseller for the 24 days of advent. Find it at Shoppers Drug Mart.

 

For The Stressed-Out Holiday Shopper:

Stressed about the Holidays? Relax with Tea Forté’s advent calendar. It’s chock-full of 24 blends of festive teas like Peach Brûlée and White Cinnamon Sage to help you unwind at the end of your busy shopping day. Find it at Land & Sea.

For The Busy One:

As you hustle and bustle between Christmas shopping, concerts and parties in Calgary’s brisk winter weather protect your skin with 24 days of nourishing products from The Body Shop. Behind each door you’ll find everything from best-selling body and face care items to fragrances and Colour Crush nail colours to keep you looking and feeling your best. Find it at The Body Shop.

For The Traditional One:

If you’re still a big fan of the chocolate-a-day advent calendar, then Purdys’ adorable penguin themed calendar filled with rich milk chocolate is for you. Find it at Purdys’.

Pick up these advent Calendars as you shop the night away at this year's 'Twas the Night on November 27th, 2014. Don't miss the red carpet with tv personality Tanya Kim, and a live holiday performance by Canadian jazz crooner, Matt Dusk!

 

 

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"Made for Grown-Ups" Advent Calendar Round-Up

Remember when you were a kid eagerly counting down the days until Christmas morning with the daily chocolates in your advent calendar? Well get ready to get excited about the countdown again. But now, instead of sugary sweet ten cent chocolates there’s some pretty indulgent surprises behind those cardboard windows.

Here’s a round-up of our favourite adult-only advent calendars, for you or as an early gift for someone on your list:

 

For the Coffee Lover:

If your're a caffeine addict, this magnetic chalkboard calendar with beautiful decorative tins that can be used long after the holidays, is for you. In each tin you’ll find a delectable chocolate covered graham with and a special limited-edition $5.00 mini Starbucks card on the 25th of December. Find it at Starbucks.

For The Beauty Queen:

This advent calendar is perhaps a dream come true for any cosmetic lover. Get your daily dose of glamour by opening sweet shoppe doors to reveal a Benefit Cosmetics bestseller for the 24 days of advent. Find it at Shoppers Drug Mart.

 

For The Stressed-Out Holiday Shopper:

Stressed about the Holidays? Relax with Tea Forté’s advent calendar. It’s chock-full of 24 blends of festive teas like Peach Brûlée and White Cinnamon Sage to help you unwind at the end of your busy shopping day. Find it at Land & Sea.

For The Busy One:

As you hustle and bustle between Christmas shopping, concerts and parties in Calgary’s brisk winter weather protect your skin with 24 days of nourishing products from The Body Shop. Behind each door you’ll find everything from best-selling body and face care items to fragrances and Colour Crush nail colours to keep you looking and feeling your best. Find it at The Body Shop.

For The Traditional One:

If you’re still a big fan of the chocolate-a-day advent calendar, then Purdys’ adorable penguin themed calendar filled with rich milk chocolate is for you. Find it at Purdys’.

Pick up these advent Calendars as you shop the night away at this year's 'Twas the Night on November 27th, 2014. Don't miss the red carpet with tv personality Tanya Kim, and a live holiday performance by Canadian jazz crooner, Matt Dusk!