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manekunamo
« on: December 11, 2012 02:13:11 AM »

Hello,

here in germany we have an "Adventskalender" for children (and ever youngtime people). I dont know if this in USA or in other country the same?

The "Adventskalender" is a picture, boxes, bags etc.. in this packages are sweet things or little gifts. From the first of december until 24th december every day the child can open one part of this calender. My wife are sewing an "Adventskalender" for our three year old daughter.

Here some pictures....









Greetings from germany.
Manekunamo

(Sorry about my english, but my schooltime are long long ago.)
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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2012 04:51:47 AM »

Here in the USA we refer to it as an advent calendar. usually it's small, a piece of chocolate, or sometimes just a picture behind a window. i love the size of this, nice big pockets.
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2012 05:38:31 AM »

This is the best Advent Calender I've seen.  So colourful, and it looks like your daughter is really enjoying.  I like that the numbers are mixed up, I assume this is so she has to look for the right order.  And by the way your English is just fine!
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2012 06:56:03 AM »

How cute!  I love advent calendars because it helps us all get excited for Christmas Day!

You did a very child friendly one---I love the flaps on top that prevent peeking! Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2012 07:31:01 AM »

Thank you for your comments....

We have here also advent calender with chocolate, and for men a version with 24 cans of different beer. For woman a version with 24 sample of perfume. Company like lego or playmobil brings a calender with toys for the children.

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« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2012 07:46:43 AM »

ha ha I would love to see the beer one...my hubby would die from happiness to have 24 different beers! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2012 12:06:26 AM »

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O.K., here some pictures from the beer-advent-calender

Pic 1 and 2 are calender, you can buy: one with cans, one with bottles
Pic 3 and 4 are homemade, because the funny thing is, that the beer here in Germany were sold in 24 bottles boxes.

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« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2012 06:54:58 AM »

THANK YOU!!!!!!!  What a fabulous thing!
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« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2012 07:01:43 AM »

The advent calendar you made is so pretty! Also, thanks for telling us about all the other kinds of advent calendars, The beer one seems like it would be really fun, and I would love to try a perfume one!
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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2012 06:58:01 AM »

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Heres the this year edition of the perfume advent calender "Parfum de France" to selling in germany
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