The Stickies app for macOS gives you Sticky Notes for your desktop, turning your Mac into a virtual bulletin board and letting you jot down short bits of text to remember later.
Stickies is an old app, and recent versions of macOS have buried it in the "Other" folder, along with a lot of other utilities.
Stickies wants to look at your desktop.
You can either edit These Notes or close them by selecting File> New Note.
Once you make a new note, you can write what you want and use it TextEdit or the Notes app.
Stickies can not be found on the Windows menu. 19659009] You can use this option for each note, so using Option + Command + F may save you some clicking around.
If you do not want the notes to clog up your screen, you can make them translucent from the same menu or with Option + Command + T. You can also collapse them from the Window menu, or by using Command + M, or by double-clicking the title bar of the note:
This is useful and will make your notes much smaller, letting you in the top left corner, using the "Arrange By" menu in the Window settings. [more information can be found here.] 19659010]
You can also change the color from the "Color" menu, or with Command + 1 through Command + 6:
You're limited to the classic Post-It colors, but there's enough for some basic categorization.  Saving Your Notes
Stickies will automatically save every edit you make your notes, so you can free to close the app or restart your Mac without losing anything. The only way to get rid of a note is to click the box in the top left corner of the note. This will ask you to save when you try to close the note, the contents as a text file. There's no "Save" option in the File menu, but you can use "Export Text," which will do the same thing.
If you'd rather switch over to using the Notes app, you can export all of your current Stickies
 Some things may look a little different, but they should retain their formatting and be sorted by their colors into separate folders.