If you are like me, and zillions of others, your life now revolves around e-mail.  When I used Outlook I had an easy way to tag a reminder on to an e-mail, but for some unknown reason, Google Mail doesn’t have that feature.  Never fear… Followup.CC to the rescue.

Here is how it works… sign up for a free account at the link above. They don’t spam you. In fact, I’ve no idea how they make money to pay for this.

Now, let’s say you want to remind yourself of something. Just forward an e-mail to with when as the prefix of the address. So, for instance,

Simple. And don’t have to forward an existing message, you could, for instance just send a note “remind me to check pool water” to and it will e-mail you to check the pool water in 30 days.