Not too soon for Advent Calendars!

Roger's Advent

There's always a debate this time of year: when is it too early to put out Christmas stuff? Nobody wants to push things and nobody wants to be completely sick of carols before it's appropriate (we confess our tolerance is low!) but Advent Calendars are one area where we take our cue from customers. We've already had people come in and ask if we're getting our traditional chocolate advent calendars from Roger's Chocolates of Victoria BC. Well of course we are!

This year's new design, Winter Fun, by John Burrow is guaranteed to sell out so don't wait. And apart from it being top quality chocolate - and apart from it being fun to open a different window every day in advance of Christmas, Rogers' Chocolates is proudly committed to Fair Trade Certified™ Cocoa, so making your Christmas sweet isn't making someone else's bitter.

We do offer some other advent kits as well - where you can fill the windows with your own treats - but we know some people have been waiting for this announcement as a kind of unofficial start to the season, so consider yourself notified!


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Alt Advent

Last week we let you know that the Roger's Chocolate Advent Calendars were in. They're popular with many customers who had asked us to give them a heads up - after all, they are a time-sensitive item for the holiday season.

Still, if you're into counting down the Advent but chocolate isn't your bag, maybe a .... bag... would be more your (gosh, this is awkward) bag. Fill the simply decorated numbered paper bags with your own choice of daily treat to mark your own Christmas countdown. Simpler still, set up a string and clip a daily treat or note or decoration to count the days using these beautifully decorated and numbered clothes pegs.

A warning: not only do you need to start your Advent countdown soon but also these Advent items tend to sell out quite suddenly, so whatever your choice - chocolate or paper bags or clips - consider popping into the shop this weekend to pick them up. I suppose you could say that in some ways.... your days are numbered!

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Quality Advent Chocolate

Quality Advent Chocolate

Rogers Advent Calendars

I know there are people on our mailing list just because of this item. Customers have been asking about them since mid-October. And for good reason: there are a lot of junky-chocolate advent calendars out there. We're fortunate to get some of these every year from Roger's Chocolatier of Victoria B.C. and they always sell out, so, understandably, customers are looking for a heads-up. This is that heads-up!

There are two designs this year - by Rod Charlesworth on the left and Christine Genest on the right) and each comes in both milk and dark to accommodate different tastes and aesthetics. No matter what different stores and marketers say about the official start to Christmas, there's no countdown better than the advent calendar and no better advent calendar than Roger's!

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