As Christmas nears, treat yourself with a little surprise each day

Make your holiday season merry and bright with these delightful advent calendars. The best part of all is that you can find something for everyone to cherish, from kids to adults, and even furry friends.

1. Ornament-a-Day Advent Calendar by Kid Made Modern, $39.99

Kid Made ModernKid Made ModernThis advent calendar is perfect for kids who love arts and crafts. Filled with gel pens, acrylic paint, glitter tape and more, it has everything they need to make 24 festive ornaments that can be hung on the tree or around the house. 
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2. 12 Days of Christmas by Lush, $114.95

LUSHLUSHPamper yourself all season long with some of Lush’s natural goodies including bath bombs, bubble bars, shower gels and more. These limited edition treats smell just like the holidays, and will definitely put you in the spirit. 
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3. 24 Days of Tea by Davids Tea, $50

DavidsTeaDavidsTeaThere is nothing cozier than a hot cup of tea, and thanks to this advent calendar you get 24 flavours, from throwbacks to bestselling blends, and even some exclusives. Each mini tin makes one to two servings. 
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4. 24 Days of Wellness by Saje, $250

SajeSajeWith all the craziness the holidays can bring, here is something you will appreciate each day. Saje’s advent calendar is packed with relaxation essentials such as diffuser blends, remedy mists, a facial roller, bath salts and more. Definitely worth the splurge. 
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5. Charlotte’s Beauty Dreams and Secrets, $250

Charlotte TilburyCharlotte TilburyGive yourself the gift of glow. Charlotte Tilbury’s shimmering treasure chest features three full-sized and nine travel-sized skin care and beauty products that will meet all of your glam requirements. 
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6. Santa’s Worksop Advent Calendar by Sugarfina, $60

SugarfinaSugarfinaLove all things sweet? Sugarfina’s colourful box of joy is packed with best sellers like Peach Bellini and Heavenly Sours, as well as new flavours for the season, including Merry Berries, Petite Strawberries and more. If your mouth is already watering, then don’t think twice.
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7. Harry Potter Lego Advent Calendar, $49.99

LEGOLEGOThe possibilities are endless with Lego’s Harry Potter-themed advent calendar. Kids will enjoy collecting magical toys, as well as discovering a fun game that they can play during the festive season and beyond! 
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8. L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar, $89.99

L’OccitaneL’OccitaneGive yourself the early gift of nourishing skin with L’Occitane’s Classic Advent Calendar. This year, it features 24 of the line's most popular items, such as Almond Body Oil, Shea Butter Foot Cream, Verbena Body Lotion and so much more. 
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9. Holiday Advent Calendar by Kiehls, $140

KiehlsKiehlsArtist Marylou Faure transforms New York City into a dreamland for Kiehls’ limited edition advent calendar this year. Discover 24 skin care surprises behind the doors, ranging from facial creams, to masks, serums, hair products, an eye treatment and more. It’s truly the gift that keeps on giving. 
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10. Christmas Village Advent Calendar by Purdys, $63

PurdysPurdys’Tis the season to indulge, and what better way than with some delicious chocolates? Purdys’ Winter Village features 24 different pieces, as well as two extra packs of milk and dark holiday-foiled bells because, of course, the more the merrier.
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11. Nude Holiday Mixer, $49.99

NudeNudeVancouver’s own Nude Beverages is all about getting you in the spirit. This boozy box features vodka soda, gin soda, iced tea, as well as tequila soda which is the latest edition to the brand. Plus, there are two exclusive, unreleased flavours inside that you won’t find anywhere else for now. A portion of sales will be donated to Food Banks B.C. 
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12. Lindt Teddy Chocolate Advent Calendar, $14.99

LindtLindtLindt’s chocolates are so irresistible that it’s difficult to stick to opening one flap a day. This calendar is always a family favourite, and the games on the back are always a hit with the little ones. 
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3. Voluspa-1 12 Day Candle Advent Calendar, $150

Voluspa (1)VoluspaVoluspa-1’s candles not only smell incredible, but these mini candles are perfect to set the mood in December. This stunning box includes 12 best-selling fragrances, as well as an exclusive gold wick trimmer. 
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14. Share the Joy Advent Calendar by Body Shop, $89

Body ShopBody ShopWe love Body Shop’s calendar because not only is is filled with the best in skin care, but also features little acts of kindness inside every box that you can share with loved ones. Not to mention, the packaging itself is just so whimsical and festive. 
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15. Kinder Advent Calendar, $12.48

KinderKinderHere is a classic for all the chocolate lovers. From mini eggs to hollow santas, you’ll find a delicious assortment of Kinder’s most popular treats that are also very tough to limit to one per day. 
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16. Nespresso-1 Advent Calendar, $40

Nespresso (1)NespressoInspired by the beautiful forests of Columbia, this stunning green box features 23 original capsules, as well as a surprise for Christmas Eve that every coffee enthusiast will adore.
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17. Deck the Howls by Merry and Bright, $7.99

Merry & BrightMerry & BrightOur pets are a part of the family, and they too deserve some extra treats for the holidays. This adorable box includes 25 biscuits in festive shapes and colours, so that your furry friend can join in on the fun! 
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18. Bonne Maman

Bonne MamanBonne MamanCount down the days until Christmas with a selection of mini Bonne Maman delicacies, in the Bonne Maman 2021 advent calendar. Fronted by a magical and festive holiday village image, the calendar offers a different flavour of spreads and honeys day on day, with each treat more exquisite than the next, plus a sweet message accompanies every selection. 
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