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Best Holiday Advent Calendars of 2016

November 22, 2016

December is my absolute favourite month of the year! From the fresh crisp snow (which we are still waiting for in Calgary) to all things Christmas, I honestly can not get enough!

So when it comes to holiday advent countdown calendars, it’s a must for every room in my house to have one! And this year there are some pretty incredible ones that cover everything from Food to Drinks, Toys, Outdoors, Wellness and Beauty.

This morning, I was able to share on g my top 7 picks for best 2016 holiday advent calendars (as seen below) on CTV Morning Live!

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Allure “Fly Fishing Advent Calendar” $69.95 (Available in Calgary at Steeling Home on 17th Ave SW)


The fun starts on December 1st when door number one is opened to reveal a high-quality, waterproof fly box. Over the next twenty-three days, our lucky fly fisher will enjoy receiving a new, hand-tied, fresh-water fly everyday until his/her fly box is full, just in time for Christmas morning.

SAJE 12 Days of Wellness Advent Calendar $89.95 (Available at SAJE)


The gift that keeps on healing with something for everybody, there is even a holiday tree ornament that can be scented with a variety of essential oils you’ll find hidden behind the doors.

Crayola “Christmas Countdown Activity Advent Calendar” $24.95 (Available at Chapters Indigo)


This advent calendar features a Crayola product and a fun activity behind every door. This product not only provides a creative outlet, but 24 fun holiday keepsakes to be discovered!

Purdys “Winter Wonderland Advent Calendar” $25.00 (Available at Purdys)


With a selection of some of Purdys best chocolates, there are 24 delicious surprises to be found behind the doors of this vintage winter carnival style box. After all the chocolates are gone, the box can even be kept as a decoration for holiday memento.

Charlotte Tilbury “World Of Legendary Parties” $250.00 (Available at Hudson’s Bay)


This calendar is all about gifting yourself or someone else day-by-day during the party season. Charlotte always says PARTIES are like ‘windows into other worlds,’ and every time you open a door, behind the iconic dancing women representing a hall-of-fame of different party eras, is a best-selling mini beauty treat waiting to be unveiled from Charlotte’s multi-award-winning range.

Craft Beer Importers Canada Inc. “BeerAdvent Calendar” $150 (prices vary by location)



A truly one-of-a-kind gift for this holiday season, the ever popular BeerAdvent Calendar features “24 unique, hand-picked, quality crafted beers” that outside of this calendar are not available for purchase in Canada! Consumers even have the opportunity to learn more about each beer everyday by following the BeerAdvent Facebook page.

Kensington Wine Market “KWM 2016 Whisky Advent Calendar” $399.99 (Available at Kensington Wine Market)

This item is a dream come true for the whisky lovers in your life. The calendar includes a selection of 24-50mL whiskies, a 100mL bottle provided by the ‘Scotch Malt Whisky Society’ as well as your very own Glencairn glass. The bottle provided by The Society is an exclusive opportunity for the public to try Society whisky, as it is usually only available for members. With the purchase of this advent calendar, consumers are eligible for 10 per cent off any bottle of whisky (excluding the Society whisky).

Hope you like my top picks for 2016 Advent Calendars, be sure to pick up your favourite, and let’s count down together!

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  1. These are all really great…and different!! Adults need the advent calendar too and this proves it!! 💜💜💜

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