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Lauri found plastic cereal dispensers―"the kind you see at every breakfast buffet and college dining hall in America"―through a restaurant-supply company after a quick Internet search. She placed them on a low kitchen counter that the children can easily reach so they can serve themselves. They just grab a bowl from a stack on the built-in shelves, open the spout, and they're done, says Lauri. Meanwhile, she and Douglas get to steal the occasional sleep-in.
Cereal dispensers: For commercial units: $128 each, displays2go.com. For smaller ones: $30 each, kitchen-mart.com.