Just because we’re adults doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy little daily treats during the stressful holiday season. That’s why you should pick up an advent calendar of your own. Don’t just let your kids have all of the fun. After all, nothing builds excitement as the holidays approach like opening a little door each day to find a surprise inside, even if you’re all grown up. That being said, you can keep your little toys, bits, and baubles, because when it comes to our 2020 advent calendar countdown, we want food and drink.
Luckily, there are products out there that cater to those of us who think of the holidays primarily as an excuse to hoover huge amounts of Christmas cookies, chocolate treats, and lots of lovely libations.
Sure, there are classic chocolate advent calendars for those who are nostalgic for their youth. But there are also hot sauce advent calendars, craft beer advent calendars, and others hiding celebratory morsels both savory and sweet. Get a decoy for your kids, and then you can have the good stuff all to yourself.
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A version of this article was originally published August 2019.