I always recommend that new members kick off the Puttering Programme with the creation of a Comfort Drawer, a delicious idea from Simple Abundance, mostly because, before we get down to the nitty gritty of housekeeping, I want you to create a special little place all of your own…
Sarah Ban Breathnach describes the Comfort Drawer as "all that is required for the spoiling and pampering of a world weary woman…", but to me it is more than that: to me it is a refuge from ugly days, a place where I store tiny little reminders of who I am and what I love, a private little space I retreat to when I’ve forgotten what really matters..
In Sarah’s drawer we find, "a box of chocolate truffles, miniature fruit cordials and after dinner drinks, aromatherapy bath treatments, British decorating magazines, Bach’s Rescue remedy, a velvet herbal sleeping pillow, a satin eye mask, rose scented bubble bath, of love letters tied with ribbon, a scrapbook of personal mementoes, a tin of
And in mine, many of the things above, as well as favorite family photo’s, my gratitude
All of these scrumptious things are stored in a
What will you put in yours?
Originally posted on The HouseKeepers Gazette.
Thanks for the reminder! I’ve got to begin this again 🙂
I am finally getting mine together. I ordered the sampler from la bouquettierre, so all those scrumptious little pots of fragrance and cleaners, etc. are going in mine! Won't that be fun?…. and I think chocolate, for sure…. and lotion.