In the coffee corner in my family's kitchen, we have a plastic cereal container (similar to the one shown below) that's filled with loose Splenda or other sugar substitute. We keep a spoon in there for doling out appropriate doses of the stuff. The spoon, however, consistently sinks below the surface of the lighter-than- and smaller-than-sugar granules. When we get to the bottom, we often find a whole family of spoons down there.
What can we do to save the poor utensils from drowning?
Here's a picture of the type of cereal container that we use: