17 Quickfire Shortcuts to Get You Out the Door Faster
Whether you fear the alarm clock or not, these time-savers will simplify your mornings and give your day a happier, saner start.
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Make a Fast Breakfast Matter
Have the coffee machine prepared so that all you have to do is press "on," or make a pitcher of iced coffee ahead of time. Keep a to-go cup handy so you can have your morning jolt while you drive your kids to school. Have a lineup of several routine breakfasts to serve, with at least one being portable. "If you're making a smoothie in the morning, put everything in the blender with the lid on the night before and store it in the fridge," Stack says. You can also set out nonperishables and any pots or pans you might need in advance.