A couple of years ago, I became aware that LEGO made a Star Wars advent calendar, which sounded to me like something my brother’s kids would really like, being fans of both LEGO and Star Wars. Unfortunately, I didn’t hear about it until well into the holiday season, when an advent calendar is less than useful. And then, last year, it was sold out by the time I went looking for it.
But in my ongoing quest to be Auntie of the Year, I persevered, and am now the proud owner of not one, but two, of these advent calendars, because — I’ll own up to it — I also wanted one for myself. I’m now counting the days until December 1st, when I can bust it out and start building. (I put Santa C3PO back in the box after I took the picture above.) Continue reading