A breakfast bar complete with a nice new set of breakfast bar stools can bring a number of wonderful new benefits to this vital part of your home environment and completely change the way you approach key meal times. In particular, a breakfast bar can completely alter the way you approach the meal it was created for and named after; breakfast.
The Importance of Breakfast
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Too often, however, today's breakfast is a rushed, half-hearted affair or is even skipped entirely in the rush to get out the door and get to work, especially if you have to travel to the office via the school run. Modern schedules are busier and more hectic than those of the past, and have done away with the idea of everyone sitting around the breakfast table.
This is unfortunate, because breakfast is the most important meal of the day in a number of ways. Not only is it the meal that gives you the energy to fuel your day as it takes off and keep you going until lunchtime, but it's also one of the defining moments that lays the groundwork for the mood and progress of the day to come. A rushed, half-hearted breakfast of convenience may not give you the energy and nutrition you need, and it will certainly not help you to start the day in a good mood. Rushing from your bed to the door as quickly as possible, barely even pausing for your breakfast, can feel exhausted before you even arrive at your desk. A proper and pleasant breakfast, on the other hand, can help you feel ready to face not only the journey to work but the morning's to-do list and the day beyond.
Where Kitchen Stools Come in
Can a set of breakfast bar stools really do anything to change all this? In fact, they can do a surprising amount. They offer you an alternative breakfast solution which is well-suited to the rush of modern life, providing a compromise between the need to be quick and the benefits of taking a few minutes out in the morning to eat your breakfast properly and calmly. As much as we like to idealise the days of sit-down breakfasts, the truth is that these are no longer practical for most of us and sitting at a proper breakfast table seems to formal and involved when we are in a hurry. A breakfast bar and set of stools will provide you a simple, easy, quick way to “perch” on the stool for a less formal sit-down breakfast, encouraging you to relax for a moment and eat properly without wasting too much time.
At the same time, kitchen stools are often designed to be decorative as well as functional. In this way, they can help to enhance your kitchen as an environment to spend time in and make it altogether more pleasant. This will help everyone, from busy professionals to their kids who slept through their alarms on a school day, to more effectively relax and take a breather before leaving.