Around the house, there are many devices that may benefit from Smarthome technology such as a smartplug.
Lights inside and out are good candidates for control. For example, Christmas lights attached to the gutter, that additionally can be LED’s and change color.
Fountains are another device that be controlled and put on a schedule to run while you are awake.
TP-Link makes a very nice smartplug for around $20, that uses a smartphone app from Kasa. Wyze also makes similar plugs.