Giveaway! Win a Yankee Candle Advent Calendar!

14 Nov


Pleasse note – this giveaway is now closed.

Today I’m very excited to be kicking off The 12 Days of  Not Just for Christmas blog tour with a fantastic giveaway in celebration of Alex Brown’s lovely new festive short story Not Just For Christmas. Each day from now until 25th November you’ll have the chance to win a festive prize or read a special post from Alex.


Today’s prize is the beautiful Yankee Candle advent calendar pictured below.


To enter this giveaway just leave comment in the box below or re-Tweet one of my tweets about this giveaway or like one of my posts about this giveaway on my Instagram page.
I’ll pick a winner using after the closing date.

This giveaway is open to UK residents only and will close at midnight on Friday 18th November. Good Luck!

not just forKitty, who runs the Spotted Pig Tea-rooms in the picturesque village of Tindledale, thinks she’s come to terms with her husband Ed’s death on active duty. When she learns that Ed’s army dog, a black Labrador named Monty, is being retired and needs rehoming, it awakens her heartache once more.

Amber runs the pet parlour, but her love of dogs extends to rescuing abandoned pooches and now her tiny cottage is overflowing with homeless hounds. The only answer is to open a proper rescue centre but where will the money come from?

Kitty knows she could never take on Monty – it would be too painful, but with more than one dog needing a home this Christmas, is a miracle too much to hope for?

Not Just for Christmas is a lovely short story read – just perfect for curling up with on a cosy winter afternoon. Fans of Alex’s books will enjoy being back in the country village of  Tindledale and if you’re new to the village and its residents, don’t worry at all – Not Just for Christmas is a perfect taster and introduction to the village and reads perfectly as a standalone.

I loved meeting Kitty and her daughter Teddie and their story was a particularly poignant one to read given the military angle as Armistice was remembered this weekend. Readers will have their heart stolen by Monty the army dog – he certainly stole mine. Not Just for Christmas is a lovely story of new beginnings that made me thankful and hopeful.

This giveaway has now closed.

61 Responses to “Giveaway! Win a Yankee Candle Advent Calendar!”

  1. Laura Bryant 14th November 2016 at 8:54 am #

    Super giveaway – love Yankee Candles and they are definitely not just for Christmas!

  2. Zarina 14th November 2016 at 9:49 am #

    Ohh I need to get my hands on this short, I love Tindledale (and I want to visit it so badly…)

    This calendar is actually on my Christmas wish list, how cool does it look?!

  3. Selina 14th November 2016 at 10:12 am #

    What a fab prize ❤️ Thanks for the chance xx

  4. emily Greentree 14th November 2016 at 11:41 am #

    What a lovely christmassy giveaway! I’d love to start advent with one of these calendars x

  5. Stephanie 14th November 2016 at 12:09 pm #

    Calendar looks great, I love Yankee Candles! Thanks

  6. Rea Cobb 14th November 2016 at 2:41 pm #

    What a fabulous giveaway, who doesn’t love a Yankee candle! I loved this short story :-) xx

  7. Carole Thompson 14th November 2016 at 2:43 pm #

    I love Tindledale…I read this in one sitting, I wanted it to be longer. Fantastic giveaway…good luck everyone

  8. Kelly ball 14th November 2016 at 5:30 pm #

    Love tindledale and love Yankee what a fab prize x X

  9. Laura 14th November 2016 at 5:30 pm #

    Looking forward to reading this book.Thanks for the chance. Lx

  10. Rachel 14th November 2016 at 7:28 pm #

    Would love to win this as know a friend who would love it.

  11. sarah m 14th November 2016 at 11:30 pm #

    Sounds like an excellent read! Thanks for the chance to win the calendar…you can’t beat a yankee candle xx

  12. Jo Hutchinson 15th November 2016 at 12:49 am #

    fabulous giveaway, Yankee candles are brilliant

  13. ValB 15th November 2016 at 7:49 am #

    What a treat each day in the run up to Xmas !

  14. Michelle Ptak 15th November 2016 at 7:51 am #

    Gorgeous prize, thank you … I love Yankee Candles the aromas are always wonderful and lasting x

  15. Julie Bissett 15th November 2016 at 8:13 am #

    Would love to win this, love Yankee Candles! What a fantastic giveaway x

  16. Jenifer 15th November 2016 at 8:37 am #

    Great – thank you very much! :) xx

  17. Sarah Mackay 15th November 2016 at 8:45 am #

    Brilliant Giveaway

  18. lorraine stone 15th November 2016 at 10:20 am #

    Loving the competition and prize! It will soon be Christmas! Yay!!!

  19. Marycarol 15th November 2016 at 11:01 am #

    Love yankee candles, thanks for the chance to win x

  20. Laura Tovey 15th November 2016 at 11:29 am #

    Lovely!!! Would love to win this!!

  21. kim plant 15th November 2016 at 12:33 pm #

    lovely giveaway love yankee x

  22. Melanie Daniels 15th November 2016 at 12:57 pm #

    What a lovely prize! :)

  23. Sarah prescott 15th November 2016 at 1:14 pm #

    Great prize. Have everything crossed

  24. Alana Walker 15th November 2016 at 1:26 pm #

    Thank you, makes a lovely change from a chocolate advent calendar.x

  25. Laura Harris 15th November 2016 at 3:02 pm #

    Must be the only person to have never had a Yankee Candle, so would be great to know what all the fuss is about!

  26. Shirley Tang 15th November 2016 at 3:43 pm #

    I love yankee candles. This is a brilliant prize. I would love to win this

  27. Chloe 15th November 2016 at 4:59 pm #

    Thank you for this, I love Yankee Candles!

  28. Alison 15th November 2016 at 8:28 pm #

    This advent calendar is so nice

  29. Emma Nixon 15th November 2016 at 8:33 pm #

    Would love to win.

  30. Christine Lockley 15th November 2016 at 9:01 pm #

    Wow, fab prize, thanks for the chance to win!

  31. Mike Board 15th November 2016 at 10:47 pm #

    Wife would love this!!

  32. Katie Hardman 16th November 2016 at 12:34 am #

    Brillant give away thanks for the chance xxx

  33. Solange 16th November 2016 at 2:09 am #

    Great prize. I love Yankee Candles.

  34. Rebekah Jones 16th November 2016 at 8:54 am #

    I have everything crossed !! Thanks for the fab competition xxx

  35. Philippa Gerrard 16th November 2016 at 11:53 am #

    Amazing prize, cant beat yankee candles

  36. Helen Tovell 16th November 2016 at 12:51 pm #

    Lovely giveaway cannot wait to smell the Christmas scents again

  37. anthony harrington 16th November 2016 at 3:16 pm #

    awesome prize, thanks!

  38. Sarah Prescott 16th November 2016 at 7:26 pm #

    Great giveaway

  39. Sarah Reed 16th November 2016 at 8:13 pm #

    Hmm, the scent of Christmas!

  40. Helen Swales 16th November 2016 at 9:31 pm #

    Yankee Candles are one of my favourites; glorious fragrances in a variety of different jars for every occasion (I just bought a Yankee Wedding Day candle for my sister as she loves them too). Would love to win.

  41. Ann Gwillim 16th November 2016 at 10:31 pm #

    Lovely prize !!

  42. Annette Oliver 17th November 2016 at 4:36 am #

    Yankee Candles are lovely, thank you for the chance to win

  43. Fiona K 17th November 2016 at 8:37 am #

    Great giveaway

  44. sandy Ralph 17th November 2016 at 12:58 pm #

    wow fabulous prize

  45. Nikki Hilton 17th November 2016 at 2:16 pm #

    oh my gosh- what a Cool gift- Thank you for the opportunity!! :) :) :)

  46. Jodie Cook 17th November 2016 at 5:54 pm #

    This advent calendar looks great fun! Thank you

  47. Val Swift 17th November 2016 at 8:49 pm #

    Fab giveaway

  48. Debby Morgan 17th November 2016 at 9:26 pm #

    Would love to win this, dad always buys mum one, maybe this year i’ll get one!

  49. sharon martin 18th November 2016 at 4:21 pm #

    fantastic prize would love to win thes for my mum

  50. rebecca sharp 18th November 2016 at 8:18 pm #

    Great giveaway :) Love Yankee candles

  51. Sandra Stitchell 18th November 2016 at 8:26 pm #

    Love the idea of Advent Calendars with the smells of Yankee Candless.

  52. SHAZZ 18th November 2016 at 9:08 pm #

    lovely giveaway

  53. Paula Phillips 18th November 2016 at 9:23 pm #

    Lovely prize thank you.

  54. Kay Broomfield 18th November 2016 at 9:27 pm #

    Fantastic prize! Please count me in!

  55. Rebecca Phinn 18th November 2016 at 9:35 pm #

    Fantastic prize x

  56. Kayleigh Tanner 18th November 2016 at 9:58 pm #

    Aww what a lovely giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity :)

  57. Wendy Tolhurst 18th November 2016 at 10:17 pm #

    Great giveaway. Much as though I love Yankee Candles myself, if I was lucky enough to win this, I would be sending it to my daughter who is in Spain for a year as part of her university degree. She absolutely adores Yankee Candles and it would let her know how much we were thinking o her :-)

  58. nashath ullah 18th November 2016 at 10:53 pm #

    Great giveaway! Love Yankee Candles :)

  59. sylvia 19th November 2016 at 12:45 am #


  60. Panna Vora 19th November 2016 at 7:29 am #

    Aww how lovely is this advent calender. Also, I’d love to read about Tindledale and Kitty’s adventures. Can’t wait to buy and read ‘Not just for Christmas’ Kitty is being very sensible as she knows she will never be able to look after Monty. I sincerely hope that Amber gets the money to open a rescue centre
    I so can’t wait to read the book. Good luck everyone.

  61. Amanda 19th November 2016 at 8:38 am #

    Thanks for all of your entries. This giveaway is now closed and a winner will be announced soon.

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