Advent Calendars for 2018

We all love Advent Calendars but often don’t try anything different from chocolate ones. I’d like to bring you something a little different this year and have sought out some Advent Calendars with a twist. Or, with no chocolate at least!

Disney Collectable Coin Advent Calendar

Disney coin collection advent calendar

For Disney fans what could be better than opening a calendar with limited edition collectable coins. There are only 5000 of these calendars world wide which makes them even more special. If you want to get you hands on one they are currently available at My Geek Box for only £59.99

Lego Advent Calendar

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar

Do you have a lego expert in the house (honestly, who doesn’t?) This Lego Advent Calendar features 24 lego Star Wars themed gifts. As well as Star Wars you can also buy Lego Friends and Lego City advent calendars. Find them all at John Lewis, the Star Wars Advent calendar retails at £20.

24 Days of Merry Rituals

Ritual advent calendar

There are many cosmetic advent calendars out there with lots of different price tags. I’ve chosen this one because the products sound perfectly lush and the price isn’t too bad either. The 24 Days of Merry Rituals Calendar costs £59.50 from John Lewis and Partners.

The Snaffling Pig Co. Porky and Nice Pork Scratchings Advent Calendar

Pork scratching advent calendar

I did say I was looking for something different and this fits the bill. Described as a beast of and advent calendar it contains all flavours of Snaffling Pigs best selling pork crackling. Exclusive to John Lewis and Partners for £17.50

Twinings Advent Calendar

Twinings tea advent calendar

I’m a real tea fan so I had to include this fabulous Advent Calendar full of loose tea filled pyramid tea bags. From Camomile to Earl Grey, Moroccan Mint to Bollywood Chai Latte. I want one now please! It also comes with a little stainless steel tea bag tidy. You can buy one from Twinings for just £21.99

Personalised Coffee Advent Calendar

Coffee advent calendar

Not a tea fan? That’s okay, next up is a Nespresso pod a day for 25 days. With a little bonus of being personalised so you know who it belongs too! The Personalised Coffee Advent Calendar is available from PressyBox for £49.95

See anything you like? If not then please watch out for my guide on booze and chocolate advent calendars.

Cuddle Fairy


  1. November 7, 2018 / 3:26 pm

    These are very cool advent calendars! My fave is the personalized coffee one.


  2. November 7, 2018 / 6:56 pm

    I love the look of all of these.
    I hadn’t seen the Disney one before. That is such a lovely idea x

  3. November 8, 2018 / 12:24 pm

    All so tempting! My kids would want the first two and I like the look of that tea one x

  4. November 12, 2018 / 1:07 pm

    Sometimes I think that kids should give parents advent calendars so we can have something to look forward to every day leading up to Christmas – instead of feeling overwhelmed and snowed under with the 1000 tasks that need doing.

    In my home we usually do Lego or Playmobil calendars. My kids are usually still working through Halloween candy in December so we don’t really need more sweets!

    • November 12, 2018 / 3:17 pm

      Definitely, all parents should have their own advent calendar, maybe a nice drink one to open at night once the little ones are in bed. But mine would be a nice cuppa to open each day after they were rushed off to school 🙂

  5. November 13, 2018 / 4:55 pm

    Love the look of the tea one

  6. November 13, 2018 / 5:11 pm

    Hi Anne, OOOoooo that porky advent calendar sounds worth a try. I love pork scratchings! It sounds like the funniest thing to find in an advent calender.


  7. November 20, 2018 / 3:42 pm

    So many good choices of advent calenders, always love a bit of lego X #Christmaslinky

  8. November 25, 2018 / 2:31 pm

    I like all of these Anne, but my favourite has to be the Twinings one! I am a proper tea belly and think I need to get this one. 🙂

    Thanks for sharing with #MMBC. x

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