I have built an entire morning routine around choosing my coffee mug. I’ve got a pretty large collection of different mugs all of which are unique in look, feel, and meaning. With each morning comes a new opportunity to seize the day—as they say—and I don’t take that lightly. What is it that I look for in my daily mug? It all depends on my mood and what I want to be most reminded of that day. I have mugs that feature my favorite mantras (like Trust the Process and Embrace Change), mugs that are soothing colors, mugs that are playful, mugs with photos on them, mugs that are hand painted by my daughters, you get the idea. Each one brings me joy for a different reason but most of all, choosing my mug for the day keeps me mindful and grounded. I know that just by a simple choice, I can create the kind of morning I want.
With that kind of deliberate start to my day, one might think it would have dawned on my sooner to take that kind of simple act of mindfulness and bring it to the rest of my kitchen cupboards. But, it wasn’t until I bought my husband the most adorable owl juice glasses did I realize that my every meal (or in this case beverage) can be infused with more mindfulness and joy if I continued my morning mentality into the rest of the day.
These little glasses are bringing my entire family so much happiness (they came 4 in the set, each as adorable as the other) that I’ve been looking for more juice glasses to add to the new collection.
Here’s some of the front runners:
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Good Morning Sunshine! 1 of 9For the perfect pick-me up in the morning, try using a happy little juice glass! (upper left corner shot from my cupboard: Owl Glasses from Paper Source, $19.95, set of 4
Retro Bike Glasses 2 of 9This adorable bike collection set is fun and playful. Paper Source, $19.95, set of 4
Semiotic Juice Glass 3 of 9Probably the most unique glass I have ever seen. I am totally in love with it. Anthropology</a
Squeeze Orange Juice Glass 4 of 9Perhaps the most appropriate glass for your OJ. Crate & Barrel, $2.95 each
Krokett 5 of 9Cute, practical and feminine. Ikea, $2.49 per glass
Mermaid Tumblers 6 of 9Mermaids are always a favorite. Love these punch colors. Set of 2 at Cost Plus, $7.98
Babushups 7 of 9A little old world charm here and the coolest part is that each glass is a different size. House 8810, $17.50, set of 3
Sagaform Juicy 8 of 9Happy colors and shapes with a vintage flair. Fjorn, $19.95, set of 4
Menagerie 9 of 9One of the Menagerie Collection, this is a glass we actually have. I couldn't resist the whale paired up with the phrase, "It's Okay." I gave it to my daughter for her birthday. She adores it. Anthropology, $12.00 each
For more about Tracey and how she elevates the everyday, visit her at traceyclark.com.
For the story about how she and her teen got here, take a peek at their first post at Reframed.
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