You don't wear gloves because you're dainty, you wear gloves because you are taking no mercy!
I am a sucker for a classic cable knit sweater. I've also been looking for dishes that match my clothing so I can sit on the couch and look like I'm just eating off my lap. Win/win!
Mixing traditional china patterns is adorable, especially when you take it even further and mix them on one piece.
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Though I suspect you'd need a second scrubber to keep this scrubber clean, I'd be happy to have such a ray of sunshine adorning my sink.
Doing chores is so much easier when your tools are adorable and the soap smells nice and you have a cute apron on. Bring it, elephant! Those dishes will be done in no time!
Make a literal banana boat and relax in the satisfaction that you've really done something with your day.