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We absolutely love Christmas and every year we try and find the best advent calendars. In this guide, you will find kids advent calendars, beauty advent calendars, alcohol advent calendars, DIY advent calendars plus more.
Like most people we always eat too much at Christmas time we tend to buy advent calendars with small gifts in rather than the chocolate ones.
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So here is a list of our non chocolate advent calendar ideas for 2019.
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Kids Advent Calendar
Lego Advent Calendars – New in 2019
These have been our favourite advent calendars over the years, and this year they look even better. With the new Harry Potter edition, they are definitely our favourites.
Well, I don’t think this Lego Star Wars advent calendar needs any introduction. This is the one we have purchased for Freddie for the last 2 years.
Advent Calendars with Toys for Younger Kids
Advent Calendar Ideas for Tweens and Teens
I have not seen anything like this before, and I think it is such a lovely idea for a little girl.
This is not my cup of tea, however, I know a number of kids and adults in fact who would just love this! Maybe a good one for the kids to give to their mums or dads?
Craft Advent Calendars for Children
Over £50 worth of Smiggle stationery for only £28 this is a great kids advent calendar.
If your kids love art and craft this Crayola activity calendar would be perfect.
10 of the Best Beauty Advent Calendars
Now we love Latest in Beauty and you can read our review of one of their subscription boxes. This box like all of their monthly subscriptions is excellent value for money. This beauty subscription box only costs £65 but the contents are worth £274!!!
This luxurious advent calendar is going to set you back £150, however, the price of the individual products would be £255. So an absolute bargain!!!
Yes I love Molton Brown, this includes soap, moisturiser and perfume so this is just perfect for any woman. But this is the most expensive beauty advent calendar at £175. The advent box for 2018 I personally thought was a bit boring. But I am loving this one for 2019.
I LOVE this! Stuart has a very spectacular beard that he is very proud of, and spends more time grooming it than he does anything else!
Adult Advent Calendar
Advent calendars are not just for kids, oh no, us adults deserve some fun too. I have searched high and low for the best alcohol advent calendars I could find in 2019 and have listed them below.
I know this isn’t exactly alcohol, however, these gin mixers every day is a great idea. We all have a bottle of cheap gin in the cupboard so why not spice it up every day!!
Other Advent Calendar Ideas for Adults
I hate coffee, BUT, Stuart absolutely loves it, which is why the Nespresso machine is only used by him. This is a great gift and can be personalised with any name.
We love Happy Socks in this house and this is probably the one I will be getting for Stuart this year. It costs £149.95, BUT it contains 24 pairs of socks! This works out at only £6.25 each which is a huge saving!
Fill Your Own Advent Calendar
I love DIY advent calendars, where you buy something once and each year you chose your favourite products to add.
As I have never hidden the fact I love wine, this is a great option for me!!! I love the fact you can fill it with your own favourite wine! So only white for me!!
This is adorable, and something you will cherish for years. This could either be for kids or a mix of gifts.
What I love about these is you could hide these around the house, or leave them in a new place when the elf on the shelf returns!
What is your favourite advent calendar this year? Let me know in the comments below.