Count down to the big day with something a little more special than a half-melted chocolate shepherd...
As Christmas looms closer and your list of Christmas gifts to buy and things to do seems never-ending, an advent calender is the perfect way to treat yourself or a loved one in the lead up to the festive fun. Check our our pick of this year's most interesting, alternative advent calendars.
As the Big Day approaches, the little ones' excitement levels will be close to bursting point without the addition of E numbers to their system! Instead of a breakfast of a foil-wrapped chocolate, treat them to an Advent calendar that is a little kinder to their teeth, as well as their fancies. Whether you fill it with tricks and treats of your own, or allow them to express their creativity with a novel model, this year's Christmas countdown will be the best ever!
Walk away from the tacky calendars and tasteless chocolates - these quirky advent calenders are a treat in themselves! From luxurious treats, to words of wisdom, they will keep you calm in the count down to Christmas.
With these tasty treats awaiting you each day of December, not even the dark and cold early mornings will keep you in bed. Oh and don't forget man's best friend - he likes a tasty treat too.