Thursday, October 9, 2008

cabinets, coffee beans, and candles

A particular corner cabinet in my kitchen was in sore need of attention. This is the same cabinet I open every single morning to ease out a coffee filter to make the morning's pot of coffee, and every afternoon to scrounge around the tea selections in order to seep a soothing cup of tea.

It was a pitiful sight!

All contents were removed and laid on the counter, then neatly rearranged and stored back in the cabinet. In the process some old hazelnut coffee beans were discovered. Just enough to place into an old "Quaker Oats" oatmeal dish with a chocolate scented candle- coffee house aroma permeated my kitchen. What an added treat to my now orderly cabinet!

tea relish

Funny how little things scurry into my mind these days. Things "au nouveau" that prick interest, the voice in the back of my mind ...