SET UP A BREAKFAST STATION
Streamline your morning routine by grouping everything you need for a quick breakfast into one handy location.
IDENTIFY YOUR NECESSITIES
such as a coffeemaker, mugs, and sweeteners, opposite, and place them so they’re easily accessible, says professional organizer Jamie Novak. Add convenient foods like granola, fresh fruit, and nutrition bars to make your station grab- and- go ready.
when organizing your breakfast station, says professional organizer Kate Martin. Dedicate a cabinet for small appliances and supplies, below, or store items like bowls and plates on a vertical rack. Hang coffee mugs from undershelf hooks instead of in precarious piles.
about how you set up your station to ensure it will work for a majority of your family members. Martin suggests storing kid-friendly items—think boxes of cereal—where they can be easily reached so there’s a reduced risk for spills. Keep a step stool near your breakfast station just in case.