Advent calendar


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Advent calendar

n
Brit a large card with a brightly coloured sometimes tinselled design on it that contains small numbered doors for children to open on each of the days of Advent, revealing pictures beneath them
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adventskalender

Advent calendar

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Advent calendar

ncalendario dell'Avvento
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SUMMER holidays might still be fresh in your mind but Lush wants you to turn your attention to Christmas - and the company's first-ever advent calendar, which is already on sale.
Cash and carry retailer Costco revealed its own gin advent calendar recently, but it'll set you back a whopping [pounds sterling]59.89 -- that's [pounds sterling]24.90 more expensive than B&M's and you don't get any mixers.
In the company's popular Sparkle Advent Calendar, each door reveals a 20cl bottle of sparkling wine including Prosecco and sparkling Pinot rose.
It's the advent calendar that hit headlines as people complained about a particular chocolate appearing first in it, and now you can get a Celebrations advent calendar for a rock bottom price.
SHEPSHED Foodbank is urging fok to help the charity over the festive period by following its 2018 Reverse Advent Calendar.
But some people with a Celebrations advent calendar were left unhappy yesterday when they opened door number one.
Shoppers can make a saving of [pounds sterling]12 on a Ferrero Rocher Advent calendar, which is now on sale for [pounds sterling]2.99, down from [pounds sterling]14.99.
Mars Incorporated- the company which makes Celebrations - has come under fire fromTwitterusers for its advent calendar.
But chocolate lovers across the country have been left fuming today after opening their Celebrations advent calendar - to find their first treat was a BOUNTY.
Gone are the days of the humble advent calendar with a simple picture behind each door.
PRICEY PS120 John Lewis advent calendar has 25 different gins
But families across Cardiff are now being encouraged to swap chocolate for goodwill this Christmas as part of an "alternative" advent calendar - where you give items rather than receive them.