With the holidays looming just around the corner there is always a lot to plan, cook, schedule and buy and phone apps can be the extra tool you need to get the job done. I’ve composed a list of 10 of the most helpful holiday apps to make your lives a little bit easier and this holiday season a little bit more fun!
- Better Christmas List – Christmas shopping can be tiresome and sometimes hard to keep organized. This app provides an easy alternative to messy paper lists and sticky notes. It helps you create shopping groups for family, friends, teachers or who ever. It even sets and tracks your budgets for those specific groups or individuals and alerts you when you go over budget! ($1.99)
- Serving Size Pro Recipe Converter – This app comes in handy for converting any original holiday recipe serving size and ingredient measurements into the exact size and measurements you need for your guests! The measurements can be given in whole numbers or fractions, and you can choose to halve, double or triple your serving sizes or even customize them! ($0.99)
- Epicurious – The perfect app to spice up your holiday feast! It includes preparation info, ingredient lists, photos and reviews for Christmas, Hanakkah and Kwanzaa recipes. You can even search by cuisine, dietary considerations or season, and the best part is it’s FREE!
- Santa Tracker – This app is perfect for those parents out there that want to keep the Christmas spirit alive with their kids. The app allows you to track Santa, as he gets ready for Christmas Eve. You can see photos of him from around the world, read his blog, watching the timer count down for Christmas Eve and even writing a letter to him and get a response in return. ($0.99)
- Santa Message2U – This app is perfect for holiday magic-making. It allows you to record messages as “Santa” and play them back to your kids! The app makes your voice sound just like Santa or one of his many elves, depending on your preference. You can make it sound even more realistic by adding background noise from his work shop and save it to play as many times as you want! ($1.99)