Christmas is coming and you need to make the decision soon: will you be a grinch lambasting the Christmas period and pretending you hate every twinkly light you pass or will you be doing that with a tipple of booze in your each morning.
The run-up to Christmas can drive us all a little bit crazy and we tend to splash the cash on the most random of items, whether it’s for a present, a gift to yourself or because, ‘it’s Christmas’.
Christmas is not about presents or food it’s about appreciating the small things in life and the love that a small bottle of alcohol can give you every day in the run-up to Christmas.
Here are the best novelty and unusual advent calendars to get you through the Christmas period – you will, unfortunately, have to take on New Years on your own.
The festive English Tea Shop Calendar
Treat yourself to an exploration of tea flavours every morning this December with the tea shop advent calendar.
The door will open up to a joyous surprise of pyramid tea bags each morning to wake your soul to the Christmas spirit.
This advent calendar can be purchased on Amazon for £11.20.
The Pet Treat Advent Calendar
Buy this festive delight for dogs and your pupper will thank you forever because you are a good human.
Make sure to keep the calendar out of reach or your dog could ruin his Christmas fun for the season, but also don;t leave it out of reach taunting them, they can still smell it.
Get this Pawsley Dog Advent Calendar pack of 12 on Amazon for £53.78.
The Jam and Marmalade Advent calendar
And the angels sang.
Duerr offers a festive jam and marmalade advent calendar to brighten up your buttered toast each morning of December.
The calendar is available on Amazon for £9.99.
Make your Christmas a G&T one
Let yourself be treated to mornings (or evenings) of the lightest tipples of your favourite alcohol.
This popular little spirit will have you in the Christmas mood in the run-up to the big day.
You can buy this on Amazon for £99.99 – maybe you can put a price on happiness.
The Pork Scratchings advent calendar
Have the tastiest Christmas of your existence with this Pork Scratchings advent calendar.
Go on the taste experience of your life this December with this epic addition to the world of advent calendars.
This product features a differently flavoured pork scratching for every day of advent.
You can buy this online on QVC for £14.96.
Have a Cognac Christmas with this advent calendar
Have a whaft of the strong smells of Cognac each morning to warm the cockles on the run-up to Christmas.
This highly sophisticated advent calendar will have to you cognac connoisseur by Christmas Eve.
The little tiple will have you singing for £149.95 on Amazon.
Get crafty this Christmas
Are you always so jealous of those friends who have nothing better to do than roaming around trying craft beers in cool pubs, well beat them to the punch this Christmas.
Open up 24 craft beers of the advent calendar each day in December and taste the sweet yeasty goodness before you.
This craft beer advent calendar will cost £69.99 on Amazon.
Stay classy this Christmas and pop the bubbly each morning
What better way to celebrate the festive period than to crack open a bottle of prosecco or wine each day?
The countdown to Christmas may be a bit of a blur with this Advent calendar but for £55 who cares.
This festive delight will get you into the Christmas swing, available on Amazon.
Say Cheese this Christmas
The best thing since sliced bread has arrived for your Christmas period as there is now a cheese advent calendar – it’s what Jesus would have wanted.
You can pick up the flavoursome bad boy in Asda from November 6 so keep your eyes peeled.
Live the life of luxury this Christmas
There is now a bath bomb calendar that will have you head over heels in the tub.
Swimming in a bath of Christmass-ness in December is the perfect plan.
The House of Harris has released the bath bomb filled calendar of your dreams.
It won’t break the bank either at only £17.50.
Get the ambience going with this advent calendar
John Lewis is providing us with all the Christmas magic we will ever need with this charming tea light advent calendar.
Sure to be filled with the most Christmassy of smells to get you well in the mood.
The tea lights are all fragranced and the calendar is available for £25.