Advent Calendar

Happy December 1st everyone. For many today means starting your chocolate advent calendar for the countdown to Christmas. Yes, I still have a chocolate advent calendar!

This year John surprised me with a fancy Prestat one. (When I say surprise I mean I mentioned many times the one I wanted and he lovingly remembered and ordered it online for me.) (When I say remember I mean I wasn’t going to let him forget the most beautiful advent calendar I have ever seen while visiting the Harrods food hall last Christmas.)

Prestat chocolates are divine they are “By Appointment to her Majesty the Queen Purveyors of Chocolate”, they are also the chocolates that Roald Dahl preferred…

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Today’s chocolate was Orange ad Frankincense. The description on the back of the box was just as yummy sounding a the real thing. “Sweet orange oil combined with aromatic frankincense infusing butter, cream and chocolate filling a velvety smooth milk chocolate truffle shell”.

I kind of feel bad because whilst John’s knitted Cadburys calendar does look cute the chocolates look sad in comparison. Take a look…

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Maybe I’ll share one with John as a thank you…maybe.

4 thoughts on “Advent Calendar

  1. OMG – that post made me laugh so much! You are hilarious Sarah! And I love John’s reactions to this kind of thing – he just smiles and loves you all the more!!!!

  2. I don’t remember ever having an Advent calendar with chocolate in it. Maybe once when the oldest girls were small, but since we splurged on the musical one, we haven’t bought one. Maybe that will be a thought for next year.

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