You can make entries in the 'notes' feature on your cell phone or go luddite and write a note to self on a Post-It, but there's no guarantee that you'll get the message exactly when and where you need it. Fix that problem with the Parrot Digital Messaging Switch Plate.
The Parrot Digital Messaging Switchplate lets you record up to a 20-second voice recording that will play whenever you flip the switch to turn the lights on.
You can leave yourself—or your lazy roommate, forgetful partner or disorganized kids—a note that you won't forget to remember.
We love it for use in a utility room like a mud room or kitchen—you'll be reminded that today's the day the trash needs to be taken to the curb before you even start the coffee—but it could be useful anywhere in a house or apartment. Imagine turning on your bedroom lights and instantly reminding yourself about the construction on your commute to work.
The best part is that it's cheap ($9.99 from Kotula's, with free shipping!) and easy to install. Since it just screws on and replaces an existing switch plate, no wiring is necessary. The Parrot Switch Plate runs on 4 AAA batteries.