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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills

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Guest at Your Table Alternative Advent Calendar

Author Avianca Bouchedid, Written Nov 14, 2012

Set aside a few coins each day until Christmas. (UU’s may want to do this with their Guest At Your Table Boxes.) Count your blessings and give the total to charity.

December 1 – 10¢ for every hot water tap in your house
December 2 – 75¢ for every vehicle your family owns
December 3 – 5¢ for every pair of jeans your family owns
December 4 – 25¢ for each newspaper and/or magazine subscription
December 5 – 5¢ for every bed in your house
December 6 – 3¢ for every beauty or makeup item in your house
December 7 – 3¢ for every pair of footwear in your house
December 8 – 3¢ for every light switch in your house
December 9 – 20¢ for every tub or shower
December 10 – 10¢ for every flush toilet
December 11 – 2¢ for every bar or dispenser of soap
December 12 – 15¢ for every coat in your house
December 13 – 15¢ if you have cooking pots
December 14 – 5¢ for every window in your house
December 15 – 10¢ for every outside door
December 16 – 20¢ for every television, computer, cell phone, iPod or MP3 player, electronic tablet, and/or gaming device in your house
December 17 – 25¢ for each family member with health insurance
December 18 – 1¢ for every CD or DVD your family owns
December 19 – 5¢ for every meal with meat this week
December 20 – 25¢ for each degree held by family members
December 21 – 25¢ if you have a gas or electric lawn mower
December 22 – 10¢ for each coat in your house
December 23 – 15¢ for every bedroom in your house
December 24 – 5¢ for every blanket in your house
December 25 – 15¢ for every gift a member of your family received this Christmas