Even though the common saying is “better late than never,” it’s still always better to never be late. Sometimes, though, some people just can’t ever seem to be on time, no matter how good their intentions are. Luckily, the world knows that people these exist, and there are actually some pretty nifty products to help tame the trend of being late. Take a look!
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The most important meal of the day just got even easier. This awesome little culinary device allows you make your breakfast sandwich in no time, as it lets you add everything to your sandwich in just one quick step. That means quicker prep time, quicker cook time, and MUCH quicker clean up time.
Get this Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker ($29.99) from Target
As hard as we try to budget our time, we often end up spending too much time on one thing or another, and still end up being late. Cube timers are a hot new trend that time every aspect of your routine. Depending on the amount of time you want to spend on something, just flip the cube to that specific time and you’re good to go. When the timer goes off, it’s on to the next task you go!
Get this Datexx The Miracle Cube Timer ($18.86) with more color options on Amazon
These little beauties are definitely a time saver when it comes to putting your face on in the morning, as they allow you to color both your cheeks and your lips with just one little tool. Since it’s just one little item, you can easily take it with you on the go, and apply it while you’re sitting in traffic (NOT while driving), right before heading into work, or on your lunch break if you need a little touch-up.
Get this Nars The Multiple ($39.00) in multiple shades from Nars
Source: Best Buy
Although you probably already know how to get to your destination, GPS’s can definitely still come in handy for those who are always late. Mapping out your route on your GPS before you leave will alert you of any unforeseen traffic delays that may prevent you from getting to your destination on time.
Get this Garmin nüvi 57LM 5" GPS with Lifetime Map Updates (on sale for $105.99, originally $149.99) from Best Buy
Hydrating body wash lotion is something that has been advertised quite frequently lately. It’s actually pretty nifty if you ask me. Instead of having to wait until your skin is completely dry after your shower to apply your lotion, you can use a hydrating body wash lotion - right in the shower - to kill two birds with one stone and save lots of time!
Get this Nivea In-Shower Hydrating Body Lotion, 13.5 oz. ($4.99) from Target
These little time saving gems are on the rise. Think of your normal blender, but smaller and ready to travel with. With these, you make your smoothie as usual, but instead of having to pour it into a travel mug, you simply flip it over and the blender cup is actually a to-go cup! Just replace the blade with a lid, and you’re out the door!
Get this Oyster MyBlend Personal Blender (on sale for $34.99, originally $39.99) from Kohl's
If you’re someone who’s always late, it’s definitely time to invest a little money into a programmable coffee maker. These new and improved coffee makers give you the option to set a timer for whenever you want your coffee to start brewing. So before bed, set your coffee maker up to brew and set the timer for just before you’re scheduled to wake up. That way, your coffee is all ready for you as soon as you roll out of bed!
Get this Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer ($45.00) from Walmart
Tinted face moisturizer is perfect for those days when you just don’t seem to have the extra few minutes to moisturize AND apply foundation. This product allows you to do both at the same time, as it has the moisturizer, primer, and foundation all in one. Just apply in one step, throw on a little eye make-up and some lip color, and you’re ready to hit the road!
Get this Laura Mercier Oil-Free Moisturizer ($44.00) from Sephora
Source: Bed Bath & Beyond
Are you one of those super heavy sleepers that can’t seem to wake up unless someone shakes you awake? If so, you need vibrating alarm clock in your life. Just set the alarm and put the attached sensor on your arm or under your pillow. When the alarm goes off, it vibrates until you wake up and turn it off. Weird, but smart!
Get this Sharp Vibrating Pillow Alarm ($9.99) from Bed Bath & Beyond