The Great Faucet Conundrum

I’ve been wearing my aprons in the kitchen a lot more recently. 

Ah, because you’ve had a chance to start cooking more now that the twins are a bit bigger, you say?

Um, no. 

Because I have a faucet in the kitchen that I HATE.

Why do I hate my faucet, you ask?

The Great Faucet Conundrum

Because it’s not well-suited for the sink!

On a daily basis, I walk away from my sink soaked in water after rinsing up a few dishes, or sometimes even after just washing my hands. 

See, I’m only five feet four inches tall, and I really think the counter tops in our new kitchen are higher than the counter tops in our old kitchen. When I stand and lean up against the counter or the sink, it hits me just above the waist. 

And somehow, when the water from the faucet that I hate in the kitchen hits the kitchen sink, it splashes up and hits ME right above the waist. Soaked, I say. SOAKED. So I’ve been wearing aprons a lot if I’m going to be by the sink. They do a pretty good job of keeping me mostly dry. 

But I got to thinking, it’s probably a good idea to replace the faucet.

Since I’m not ready to replace the sink yet, I know I want to stick with something that coordinates decently with what’s already there. My husband suggested something like this:

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