I was in the kitchen tonight and I was filling up my canisters, when I thought about how important it is to surround yourself with beauty and the things you love. I love the colors and the shape and how they look on my kitchen counter. Every time I walk in my kitchen, I see those canisters and smile. They also have special meaning to me because they were the first birthday gift I ever gave to myself from me! Yes, I was over fifty years old before it occurred to me to give myself something for my birthday that I really wanted.
So, I don't keep flour and sugar and meal in these...I have Swiss Miss chocolate packs in one, tea bags in another, individual Spenda packs in the smallest one, and "cookies" or healthy snack bars in the big one. Maybe because the canisters are so pretty, none of my sons or my husband ever open the lids to see what I have in there!