But to give you something to look forward to, you can always get yourself an Advent calendar.
You can get loads of different types of Advent calendars to give yourself a little treat in the lead up to Christmas, and here are some of the best.
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CATHOLIC readers have celebrated their best Advents. Sometimes it was prayer practiced at home, with the whole family gathered around.
"At the supper table, we would light the appropriate Advent candle(s) and read a prayer meditation written for two readers (one parent, one child) with repeated responses.
"Since 1991, I have gone on an Ignatian four-day silent retreat during the last week of Advent," says McMullen.
The cool cleanness of Advent. The smell of a Douglas fir.