* 8 essentials for people who are allergic to early mornings
* Includes runaway alarm clocks, speedy breakfast makers and potent coffee
* Great as gifts for friends and coworkers who are best avoided first thing in the morning
Not a morning person? Then you know the waking process can often be a path fraught with obstacles. But we’re here to tell you that there are a number of ways to ease the start to the day, besides just having a morning cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast ready to go. On this list, you’ll find a range of helpful products to get the morning off to a great start—even if you don’t want it to ever begin.
1. Fjfz I Am Not a Morning Person Throw Pillow
The Fjfz I Am Not a Morning Person Throw Pillow sends out a warning to everyone around to steer clear until cup of coffee #2 is finished. Whether you choose to keep it on your sofa or as a direct deterrent on your bed, this to-the-point pillow cover will make sure everyone gives you a wide berth when you wake. Plus, it’s made with breathable fabric to keep you cool and refreshed until you do decide to get out of bed.
2. Death Wish Ground Coffee
When normal coffee just won’t do the job, there’s Death Wish Ground Coffee. Full of potent caffeine, this organic dark roast has been ground for use in an auto-drip coffee maker. Each bean has been carefully selected, roasted and packaged to make sure your coffee arrives fresh and ready to get you going.
3. Big Red Rooster Sound Machine
One way to help combat morning weariness is to ensure you get a good night’s sleep. The Big Red Rooster Sound Machine offers 6 different natural sounds to help you sleep as soon as possible and stay asleep as long as possible. Sound choices include a running brook, rain, a thunderstorm, a summer evening, white noise and the ocean. You can run this handy little box with either an AC power supply or with 3 AA batteries, which is great for frequent travelers.
4. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
Try kickstarting your day with a breakfast sandwich that’ll have you eager to get out of bed. Requiring no complicated cooking, the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker gives you a simple way to create your breakfast sandwich with eggs, meat, cheese and whatever other ingredients you wish to add. The best part? Your sandwich will go from uncooked to ready-to-eat in as little as 5 minutes.
5. USCCE Wake Up Light Alarm Clock
Instead of going from no light to “oh that’s really bright” light, the USCCE Alarm Clock gradually lights up over a half an hour to lessen the shock before the alarm sounds. The intelligent alarm also provides a simple way to snooze if you feel like it. Plus, it can be set to offer a choice of soft sounds or the FM radio as you wake up.
6. Nanda Home Clocky Alarm Clock on Wheels
If you are the type of person to continue to press the snooze button endlessly, the Nanda alarm clock on wheels is just for you. Instead of allowing you to lose track of time and sleep in, this no nonsense alarm clock gives you once chance to switch it off before it sets off, rolling across the room. The wheeled clock will then continue to drive around sounding an alarm until someone gets up to end its journey. To add to its appeal, the clock is also available in a range of vibrant and attractive colors.
7. Cuisinart Grind-and-Brew Automatic Coffeemaker
With a built-in coffee grinder and the capacity to make up to 10 cups of freshly brewed coffee, the Cuisinart Automatic Coffeemaker provides plenty of reasons to look forward to getting up. Not only will you enjoy freshly brewed coffee, the machine can be programmed to brew your drink whenever you are supposed to get up. There’s no need for a frustrating coffee brewing experience first thing in the morning, and who doesn’t love waking up to the smell of a freshly brewed cup of joe?