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Eat Your Way to Christmas with an Edible Advent Calendar

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With December a little more than a week away, I’ve got advent calendars on my mind. And what better way to count down the days until Christmas than with a lip-smacking, edible advent calendar? Below I rounded up a few for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Naturally, I had to include a several chocolate calendars, but I also found some savory ones. After deciding which calendar to get, the hardest part may be only eating one treat per day!

Edible Advent Calendars
  1. This bright and colorful chocolate advent calendar from Dylan’s Candy Baricon is great for the young ones in your family.

  2. Filled with 24 protein bars, this advent calendar is perfect for those who are health conscious and want guilt-free treats during the holiday season.

  3. Suitable for vegetarians and anyone who loves cheese, this So Wrong It’s Nom advent calendar is filled with individually wrapped cheeses! This £8 calendar is only available at ASDA, so find a local store near you.

  4. This Godiva advent calendar contains 24 pieces of luxurious Belgian chocolate. As you open a festive square each day, you’ll be delighted by a piece of milk, dark, or white chocolate.

  5. This tree shaped advent calendar is comprised of 24 slide-out boxes. What will you find inside each box? Treats include chocolate covered pretzels, artisan caramels, and more!

  6. Inside this holiday advent tin you’ll find 24 beautifully decorated biscuits. Enjoy each cookie with a warm cup of hot cocoa as you count down the days until Christmas.

  7. For an exceptionally indulgent advent calendar, try this Neuhaus calendar. Located in Belgium, Neuhaus makes gourmet chocolate and is an elf-favorite here at the North Pole. We’re sure you’ll love it, too!

  8. The meat lovers in your family will be pleased when they eat their way to Christmas Day with this jerky advent calendar. It’s filled with an assortment of jerky and sweets.

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Etsy Item of the Day: Recycled Fingerless Gloves

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Made from recycled sweaters, these fingerless gloves are super soft and will keep hands nice and cozy! These gloves would make a great gift for a coworker whose hands are always icy, as their hands will stay warm while their fingers will be free for typing. Pictured here is a pair of misty grey gloves, but check out all the fun colors in Playful Chameleon’s shop.
Recycled Fingerless Gloves

Etsy Seller: Playful Chameleon

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The Holidays are Upon Us!

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35 Days Until Christmas

It’s the best time of the year—the holiday season!

In a mere 5 weeks, Santa will be making his yearly trip around the world. This is a particularly busy time here at northpole.com as we get ready for the big day, and I’m sure all of you are working on your Christmas preparations as well. I do hope that you and your family will come visit our site regularly during the holidays. Besides all of the great stuff elsewhere on the site [such as lovely crafts, delicious recipes, letters to Santa, and gift ideas], we will be bringing you fun, festive content here on the Elf Blog every single day between now and Christmas.

If you love holiday events, are wondering where Raymond the reindeer travelled to this year, or simply need a daily dose of Christmas joy, the Elf Blog has you covered. All of us elves look forward to spending the holiday season with you and yours!

Free Wallpaper: Temperatures Falling, Anticipation Rising

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For our friends in the Northern Hemisphere, November ushers in cooler temperatures, radiant colored leaves, and the sight of pumpkins at every turn. If you’re dreaming about white fluffy stuff after the leaves blow away, hold tight because there are just 54 days until Christmas! In the meantime, download this desktop wallpaper and enjoy this autumn-inspired image all month long.

To download the free wallpaper, click on one of the sizes above and then right-click (Windows) or Control+click (Mac) the image and choose “Save Image As…”

Enjoy this autumn wallpaper from Northpole.com!

Free Wallpaper: Beware of Ray-Mummy

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OoOOoo… OooOOoo… OOooOOooo… What’s that clambering out of the creepy cavern? Don’t be alarmed—it’s only Raymond the reindeer! He may be dressed up as a spooky mummy, but we think he’s far too cute to be scary. Our pal Raymond is friendly, but please beware! Something else is lurking, so download this wallpaper, if you dare 😉

To download the free wallpaper, click on one of the sizes above and then right-click (Windows) or Control+click (Mac) the image and choose “Save Image As…”

Enjoy this spooky wallpaper from Northpole.com!

Free Wallpaper: Far Out!

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Did any of you see the total solar eclipse last month? That cosmic alignment of the sun and moon sky-rocketed Raymond the reindeer’s imagination into outer space! Download this desktop wallpaper and ponder what it would be like to drift in outer space amidst the stars and planets.

To download the free wallpaper, click on one of the sizes above and then right-click (Windows) or Control+click (Mac) the image and choose “Save Image As…”

Enjoy this wallpaper from Northpole.com—it’s out of this world!

Free Wallpaper: Adventure Awaits

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Hi friends! We hope you’re having a wonderful summer thus far. Have you traveled anywhere or had any other new experiences? As this summer’s adventures come to end and you settle back in at work or school, save this wallpaper to your computer or laptop. Each time you look at Raymond and his hot air balloon, let them remind you of past excursions while you dream about adventures yet to come.

To download the free wallpaper, click on one of the sizes above and then right-click (Windows) or Control+click (Mac) the image and choose “Save Image As…”

Enjoy this cheery wallpaper from Northpole.com!

And we’d love to hear from you—what’s your favorite summertime memory? Let us know in the comments below!

Free Wallpaper: Sweet Summer Days

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It’s summertime—when the days run together with visits to the pool, play dates in the park, and loads of sunshine. Help keep track of the long, lazy days of summer with this cute calendar wallpaper featuring Raymond the reindeer. It’ll surely help make each day this month even sweeter and more colorful!

To download the free wallpaper, click on one of the sizes above and then right-click (Windows) or Control+click (Mac) the image and choose “Save Image As…”

Enjoy this fun wallpaper from Northpole.com!

Free Wallpaper: A Serene Summer Scene

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Now that June is here, we’re sure that many of you are planning a fun summer getaway. Maybe you will be heading to the beach for some sun, to the city for some excitement, or perhaps to the lake—like our pal Raymond the reindeer—for some relaxation. While you’re waiting to retreat to your favorite vacation spot, you can enjoy a serene slice of paradise by downloading this free wallpaper and setting it as your desktop background.

To download the free wallpaper, click on one of the sizes above and then right-click (Windows) or Control+click (Mac) the image and choose “Save Image As…”

Enjoy this summertime wallpaper from Northpole.com!

Free Wallpaper: Forever May Flowers

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What kind of flowers bloom at the North Pole in May? Pretty paper posies straight from the Craft Cottage! To enjoy this lush garden scene featuring Raymond the reindeer all month long, simply download and set it as your desktop wallpaper.

What kind of flowers are blooming in your area? Let us know in the comments below!

To download the free wallpaper, click on one of the sizes above and then right-click (Windows) or Control+click (Mac) the image and choose “Save Image As…”

Enjoy this lush floral wallpaper from Northpole.com!

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