They just don’t make things the way they used to. Don’t you just hate to say that? Doesn’t it make you feel old? But really…..things just don’t last the way they used to.
These are my drinking glasses.
We got these from Toby and Sue for Christmas. I just don’t remember if it was the last Christmas or the one before but that really doesn’t matter. A set of glasses should last for years and years. I had 8 of each glass and as of now, we have 7 of the large ones. Mostly because we almost never use those. We have 4 of the small ones left and they are the ones used daily.
I have no idea how they get broken but I go through glasses MUCH too often. What’s the deal here? Sometimes they come out of the dishwasher broken or cracked or I’ll take one out of the cupboard to set the table and one is broken. How does a glass get broken sitting in the cupboard? I never would have put it away broken so WTH? Are there little elves in there that chip and chip away until there’s a crack or what? Why do I go through so many glasses? I can’t even blame Jason and Toby now. We live alone for Pete’s sake!!
I remember way back when, we had glasses my whole childhood and we never had to get new ones. I can remember a lot of the drinkware and tableware that my grandparents had and they had it their whole lives. How do you make glass different?
For two cents I’d go to an antique store and buy all different glasses and make that my theme. I’m sick of having to get new ones. It’s such a waste of the big ones that then get given to charity because you can’t just buy the small ones and heaven forbid if you did, none would match! Besides, we never use the big ones. I have never drank out of one of them once.
How about you? How often do you have to replace stuff like this? Are things made with much less quality?