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Friday, 6 September 2019

Yankee Candle Book Advent Calendar // Calendar Countdown

Yankee Candle Book Advent Calendar is the second out of three released by Yankee Candle and the largest one you can purchase in store. Priced at £34.99 this features Votive Candles, Tea Lights & one Votive Holder.


Votive Candles:
  • 1 x Christmas Cookie
  • 1 x Crackling Wood Fire
  • 1 x Snowflake Cookie
  • 1 x All Is Bright
  • 1 x Christmas Eve 
  • 1 x Christmas Magic
  • 1 x Winter Wonder
  • 1 x Frosty Gingerbread
  • 1 x After Sledding
  • 1 x Evergreen Mist
  • 1 x Candlelit Cabin
  • 1 x Pomegranate Gin Fizz
Tea Lights:
  • 2 x The Perfect Tree
  • 2 x Glittering Star
  • 2 x Icy Blue Spruce
  • 2 x Cranberry Ice
  • 2 x Warm Cashmere
  • 2 x Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 x Dot/Star Votive Holder
*Highlighted products are repeats from last years Advent Calendar*

How it it different to last years?

Keeping the book style opening for this advent again this year still, in my opinion, works better from a consumer point of view. It's easier to stand, use and doesn't take up too much space. They've taken their lovely festive design concept throughout the three advents but it was a shame to see this feature a wreath as well. I think a Christmas Tree or maybe even a fireplace design would have made it stand out a lot more and define that it is different to the other two advents. With 8 Votive scent repeats, 1 Tea Lights scent repeat and the same votive holder. 

Is it worth the price?

With 12 tea lights priced at £6.99, a votive holder prices at £4.99 and votive candles priced at £23.88 you are getting £35.86 worth in content. This is the same price concept as last year and contains 44% of the same products as last year. 
Although these advent's are suppose to be a lovely surprise each day, when content repeats are high, it's worth noting that you may not like the ones repeated and you may not get as much use from the money you've spent on the product. However for someone who loves the scents, is a fan of Yankee Candle and doesn't mind the ruined surprise, this would be a perfect candle advent gift.

Do you prefer this advent to the wreath one? Are you a Yankee Candle fan?

Calendar Countdown may have changed it's schedule but I'd still love to know your opinion. You can find me on FacebookTwitter & Instagram or use the hashtag #CalendarCountdown. 

As always, thanks for reading...

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