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Advent Calendar: The Countdown To Christmas

An Advent calendar is a special calendar used to count the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas

Traditionally, this countdown-to-Christmas item is packed with tiny chocolates or other candy tucked behind flimsy paper doors.

But in recent, retailers have been marketing to adults with ‘luxury’ advent calendars (HERE), and do they get fancy.

Either way, it’s a tradition for many.  So let the countdown begin.

And for no reason, other than they are cute…


About Shellie Hart

Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 3X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital who once participated weekly in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”