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HELP! I can't find any Advent Calendars

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Connoisseur Dec 4, 2013 08:38 AM

I forgot to get them last week and now they are all SOLD OUT.. Has anyone seen them recently or does anyone know where I can get one today in the Scarborough area?

Thanks

  1. jlunar Dec 4, 2013 11:05 AM

    Dollar Store? They won't be very tasty, but it might not matter.

    1. j
      JennaBean Dec 4, 2013 11:42 AM

      http://www.shedoesthecity.com/25_days...

      This might be helpful.

      1. Nevy Dec 4, 2013 11:44 AM

        Shoppers Drug Mart has their store brand (Carnaby Street) and also Lindt still available in my area.

        1. duckdown Dec 4, 2013 12:26 PM

          Am I crazy, or did I also see them at Costco of all places?

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            Nevy Dec 4, 2013 12:35 PM

            Nope... they were there EXCEPT they were the ultra hard to find Lindt deluxe version. Usually they're only sold in the US and Europe but we got them somehow. It's twice the size of the Shoppers Advent calendar and includes truffles, mini bars, dark chocolate, hazelnut enrobed with truffle and then chocolate, and solid mini Lindt bears. The best part... it eventually went cheaper than the price found at Shoppers and Loblaws.

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              LexiFirefly Dec 4, 2013 07:42 PM

              We got one of those for mini firefly. She has a tummy bug, am I awful if I "catch up" for her? :)

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                Nevy Dec 4, 2013 08:08 PM

                I think its a loving mother's duty to keep the little ones caught up :). Nevy Jr only ate half the hazelnut truffle one yesterday... I was thrilled to help her 'stay current'.

                This Lindt deluxe version feels luxurious compared to the wax mock-late I had as a kid.

          2. foodyDudey Dec 4, 2013 02:05 PM

            I know that this is not available in Scarborough, but look at this Advent Calendar! They ship within 24 hours, worldwide.

            http://www.masterofmalt.com/whiskies/...

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            1. re: foodyDudey
              jlunar Dec 4, 2013 04:18 PM

              Ah, but they SHIP to Scarbs...

              A friend got that. I am jealous.

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                duckdown Dec 4, 2013 08:17 PM

                Hah! So cool

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                poppygirl Dec 4, 2013 02:58 PM

                I'm in the west end so I don't know about Scarborough, but I saw lots of Lindt advent calendars on sale at Shopper's Drug Mart today. I think they were $7.99. I payed $10 two weeks ago.

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                  betsydiver Dec 4, 2013 03:10 PM

                  you may be able to get rhem onliine from augsburg fortress.com or make your own!

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                    jammy Dec 4, 2013 06:11 PM

                    If you don't mind filling the drawers yourself:

                    http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/search/?que...

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                      Dean Tudor Dec 4, 2013 06:30 PM

                      I've had a new one every year from

                      https://www.jacquielawson.com/advent

                      Only $4, less if you order in bulk...Great entertainment on the computer...

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