We use our smartphones for just about everything these days, the holidays are no different.
Here are 10 holiday apps to help make your holiday planning a little easier and less hectic.
We do more cooking during the holidays then we do all year, well almost. Between parties, potlucks or holiday dinner planning, we can always use fresh idea to spruce up a boring meal or create a fancy masterpiece.
WHY IT’S A MORE THAN A COOKBOOK
“Holiday Recipes & Party Planning Guide” is a book made exclusively for the iPad and iPhone, and includes:
• 127 masterfully curated recipes from seasoned home cooks
• Over 100 minutes of expert HD video tutorials
• Over 800 beautiful full-screen food and technique photos in dozens of step-by-step slideshows
• Extensive event-planning guidance
• Quick-reference search & glossary with definitions of concepts, tools, and ingredients
Make this Thanksgiving the best ever with our FREE Menu Maker. Tap your way to a customized holiday menu from more than 75 of our all-time favorite Thanksgiving recipes, plus get a customized shopping list and schedule.
Throwing the perfect party has never been easier – or more fun – thanks to this app from the editors of BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS®! You also the best ideas, inspiration, and how-to’s to host memorable get-togethers that are sure to make you the toast of the town. Everything from casual summertime gatherings and delightfully spooky Halloweens to bountiful Thanksgivings and cozy Christmas tree-trimming events.
If long recipes calling for multiple ingredients with strange names scare you, Festive Holiday Baking will be like a dream. Each recipe in the app has at most eight ingredients! That means the recipes will definitely be easier to shop for, and they should also be simpler to make. If only the app were as simple to navigate, then it would be perfect.
A great gift for bakers, Martha Stewart Makes Cookies has 50 of Martha’s favorite cookie recipes, step-by-step baking videos, and one-of-a-kind packaging tips to help you make the best Christmas cookies on the block this year.
Named “Best Black Friday Web Site” by both PC World and PC Magazine, Black Friday App lets you browse “leaked” and “confirmed” ads from dozens of major retailers. Everyone knows that Black Friday is a great day to get amazing deals. Some people wait for it all year long, while others seek out Black Friday-like deals every day.Plus shopping list and price comparison.
Better Christmas List continues to be the must-have app for keeping your holiday shopping on time and on budget. No more missed gifts, no more overspending. Keep your family AND your wallet happy! Create gift groups, people groups, password l0ck and shopping lists.
Email, text, tweet, Facebook, Instagram and paper mail personalized photo cards, notes, invitations + announcements right from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Snap a photo + share the gratitude of great gifts as they are being opened. Give your host instant gratification on a well-thrown party as you head out their door. Mail fresh, modern, expertly designed invitations, announcements and cards to your list of 1 or 189 in mere minutes. With just a couple of clicks, Red Stamp will print a high-end, eco-friendly paper postcard and mail it directly to your list of recipients, postage included.