The 5th annual edition opens with what has become a perennial favorite. Because how else to count the days until Jesus’ birth than with a cold one?
My annual look at the unusual ways in which the Viennese count down the days until Christmas.
It is once again that time of year when Anna Grace and I feed our mini-addiction to daily tiny presents as we countdown the days until Christmas.
Though we are three days into Advent, it is not really too late to catch up on the countdown to Christmas. Sure, there’s plenty of chocolate and paper calendars to choose from, but why not go for creative?
“Adventskalender für Hunde.” A small chewie for each Sunday in Advent, and a plush Tannenbaum to shred on Christmas Eve. I know a certain Foxhound who is excited about this calendar.
A recent trip to the grocery store, in my car, turned up a bumper crop of ways to count down the days until Christmas. This is by no means the complete inventory, just those calendars I could inconspicuously snap with my iPhone.