6 Essential Thanksgiving Apps for Moms
Thanksgiving prep turning into Thanksgiving panic? Get the only apps you need to keep the kids busy while you cook, send holiday greetings and get dinner on the table (on time!). All for about three bucks ... total!
- Thanksgiving Dinner Coach, Free (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android)
Choose recipes, generate a shopping list and get tips on food prep and timing, so you know your bird is cooked all the way through. If only your phone could clean dishes, too.
- Pilgrim Years & Turkey Years, Free (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad)
Your 7-year-old is going to love calculating your guests' ages in pilgrim and turkey years! (Oh, who are we kidding? You're gonna love it, too!)
- Turkey Blast, Free (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android)
As the name suggests, this arcade game app lets players ... well ... blast turkeys. It may be the perfect distraction for your hubs during football breaks, but kids and vegetarians beware—it's pretty violent!
- Thanksgiving Countdown, $1 (Android)
Kids get a new puzzle and fact to count down to Turkey Day every day—which means you won't have to remind them exactly when Granny is visiting 80 times a day.
- Vintage Thanksgiving Cards, $1.99 (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android)
Yay! Your mom finally got a smartphone! Now you can save time and a stamp by sending virtual cards! Start with these pretty vintage Thanksgiving greetings that'll be right up her alley.
- Thanksgiving Coloring Book, Free (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad)
Keep little turkeys entertained with this 23-page virtual coloring book! (There's a similar app in the Android app market, too.)