Emily has just moved home to take over her grandmother s failing bakery and discovers that if she doesn t attract enough customers by Christmas, she ll lose it. Finding new customers proves tough, and competition from the town s grocery megastore isn t making it any easier. Thankfully, salvation comes in the form of an advent calendar, which holds a love letter behind every door and a promise to reveal the sender s identity on Christmas Day. The calendar becomes the talk of the town and Emily s bakery flourishes as does her love life, with every bachelor now vying for her attention. Of course, the one man who catches her eye is French pastry chef Gerard, her top competitor. As their rivalry blossoms into romance, she questions if she can really fall in love with the enemy, especially when she has a secret admirer whose identity is about to be revealed.