Picking out the best advent calendar comes with a lot more pressure than it once did. Gone are the days where you would just pick up advent calendar filled with 25 half-melted, festive-shaped chocolates. Now there are beauty advent calendars, coffee advent calendars, boozy advent calendars, Lego advent calendars... just pick a niche and there's an advent calendar in it.
And this year our fave supermarket Lidl has jumped on the advent calendar hype and launched a load of amazing calendars, including a cheese one, a candle one annnnd a vegan chocolate one. The Lidl advent calendars go on sale from 7th November, but you'll have to be quick, they sell our fast. Keep scrolling to find out more...
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1. Lidl's candle advent calendar
Take your candle hoarding to the next level and get one for every day in December! This Lidl advent calendar houses 24 miniature candles in an assortment of lovely scents, including the classics like lavender, pomegranate and apple and cinnamon.
2. Lidl's cheese advent calendar
Cheese lovers rejoice! You now have an excuse to eat cheese every single day in December thanks to this Lidl advent calendar. Behind each door is a delicious miniature cheese and you get an equally cheesy joke to match. There's a variety of types and flavours, including Jarlsberg, Double Gloucester, Cheddar – all our festive faves – plus Wensleydale with cranberries and a touch of gingerbread. Oooooh!
3. Lidl's vegan advent calendar
Free from dairy, gluten and soya this Lidl advent calendar makes sure that no one has to miss out on a chocolate a day. Each door is filled with an award-winning organic choc, in the shape of one of the Moo Free friends (plus a vegan Santa).
4. Lidl's DIY advent calendar
This went down a treat last year, too. It's not super gimmicky either, you actually get 36-piece bit set, with each door revealing an additional part of the extensive tool kit. Perfect for the DIY lover in your life, or you if you just need to hint at someone that they need to do more DIY.
5. Lidl's luxury chocolate advent calendar
And for those of you who just want to eat chocolate, upgrade from the standard cheap choc advent calendar and treat yourself to a luxury chocolate advent calendar this year. Filled with delicious truffles, treats and loads of flavours, this will give you a reason to get out of bed every morning.