Tuesday, January 19, 2010
The Heart of the Home
I truly believe the kitchen is the Heart of the Home...it's where delicious meals are prepared for family and friends to share, a comforting place to talk over coffee, where kids can do their homework, where we bake pies and desserts and sweet treats, make cocktails and drink wine, where we begin our day and end our day. I think the kitchen is the most familiar room in the home where people feel a certain level of comfort, whether it's in their own home or someone else's. It's funny how everyone ends up crammed into the kitchen at a party...no matter how much space there is elsewhere in the house, guests would rather mingle and chat right in the heart of the home. I'd have to say my favorite kitchen to spend time in is my mother's. She's always baking or cooking something that smells delicious, has a pot of hot coffee brewing or wine flowing, and it's filled with lots of laughter and conversation with close family. What's special about your kitchen? What traditions or activities do you enjoy doing and with whom?