Home Name: What Do Your Water Glasses Say About You?


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Two years in the past, Sean Santiago wrote: Water glasses are your house’s handshake. “After a welcome mat, water glasses are your subsequent greatest alternative to make a terrific first impression.” How true! I give it some thought on a regular basis. Yesterday, it popped into my thoughts as a result of a) I’m now absolutely vaccinated and prepared for the onslaught of visitors, and b) I had a stranger come into my house, whereby I supplied him a beverage (he was an power effectivity auditor, which was very fascinating and informative, when you should know). He cherished the little classic enamel mug we served with espresso—a chunk from a set discovered by my eagle-eyed companion, who has unimaginable thrifting/amassing skills. And although it wasn’t a water glass, it had an identical impact.

I’m so excited to welcome folks into my house once more—no lined faces, no stressing over embraces—and current them with a drink. I’m already planning which vessel will go along with what libation. Quick Duralex glasses for water. Some colourful mugs for espresso. A hand-crafted cup for tea. After greater than a yr with out handshakes, I’m coming again with high-fives, fist bumps, hugs, and extra.

Learn on for some hostess with the mostest–worthy glasses.

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