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Blackboard Brew will let you leave notes on your morning mug of coffee


When we first wake up in the morning, it’s hard to remember everything we need to keep track of for the day ahead. There’s regular chores to keep up with, work, family, friends, and all sorts of other things that will fill up your day. While our brain doesn’t really start working until the second cup of coffee, it would make sense that leaving a note somewhere close to your coffee setup would be the most useful to remind you of pertinent information.

While a post-it note near the coffee pot might suffice, why not leave a message for your future self on your mug? The Blackboard Brew is a ceramic mug that has a chalkboard surface on the exterior. So long as you have a piece of chalk handy, you can leave yourself a message to pick up milk, make an appointment, and whatever else you might need. This is easy to wipe clean and will need to be washed in warm soapy water. It comes with two pieces of chalk and will cost you around $7.

If you hadn’t guessed this already, this novelty item is likely to lose favor with you pretty quickly. The main reasons being that you can’t put it in the dishwasher or microwave, and it will make your hand messy if there is a chalk note on your mug. Eventually you will also run out of chalk and have to buy more from a shop that still carries chalk. Aside from being a cute gag gift for teachers, this would lose its appeal awfully quick.

Available for purchase on Red5 (can you tell?)


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