April showers bring May flowers…and April also brings the dreaded deadline for filing your yucky taxes. If you haven’t done yours yet and you aren’t planning on filing an extension, you have just enough time to get moving and get ‘em done.
Thanks to Facebook, I am being given many, many opportunities to buy Girl Scout Cookies. Unfortunately, most of them live either way across the huge metropolis that is Los Angeles, or clear across the country. Since there is only a Cub Scout in my own household, I’ve had to find another way to get my yearly fix.
Whether you’re going to Grandma’s or hosting dinner at your own house, there’s an app to help see you through. For me Thanksgiving has five specific categories: food, drinks, kid entertainment, football, and shopping. Grab your smartphone and let’s go.
My girlfriend just took a weekend trip to the beach, and totally unplugged. When she came back to reality, she realized just how much she missed, and vowed to never do that again. For myself, unplugging completely just is not going to happen.
Whoever said getting there is half the fun may not have ever traveled with children. But armed with smartphone, you can all get to your destination safely while having more fun. Here are a few of my favorite apps that make traveling by car a little easier for everyone.
I love technology as much as the next girl. I love my Android phone, my laptop, my Kindle. My kids love their inherited-from-me-but-still-works computer, their Wii, their DSi’s and iTouches. But how much is too much for my kiddos?
If a dog is not in your immediate future, the new CubeDog app for iPhone is a fun free digital alternative that works with iPhone 3GS and 4 as well as iPod Touch 3rd and 4th generation devices. Download the app directly from the iTunes store and start playing with your pooch immediately. Each CubeDog is customizable thanks to a wide selection of colors, dog features (ears, body, snout, eyes, …
Regular postcards are so old-fashioned. The cool way to send a photo of your vacation (or anything else fun, for that matter) is through Postagram. This nifty app will send a printed photo postcard to your friends or family members anywhere in the world for only $.99.
If you have an iPhone, iTouch or iPad and a toddler in your house, you’ve probably already realized that in a pinch, it provides great entertainment and/or acts as a quieting device in say…a restaurant, doctor’s office, you name it. That’s the good news. The bad news is that most toddlers can’t keep their tiny fingers off the “Home” button, rather than the game at hand.
How have you done with your New Year’s Resolutions? If you fell off the wagon a little, don’t worry. There’s always an app to get you back on track.