worthy of using beautiful things and that each day that we wake up and take a breath is a SPECIAL occasion!!! I encouraged her not to pack them up, but instead display them or relocate them somewhere more accessible. I suggested she even let go of other items to make room for these dishes she clearly enjoys. She said this had never crossed her mind! Sound familiar? For those of you nodding....I feel very confident your great-grandma would never say "Okay, the minute you hear death is imminent or that Armageddon is not just a movie, you can use the heirloom (fill in the blank) I passed down to you."
Repeat often L-B-E!!!
images courtesy of Wedgwood, Diptyque, Williams-Sonoma Home, Lily O'Brien, Hermes