Mall madness, packing predicaments and hours slaving away in the kitchen will soon be distant memories. This holiday season, strike stress off your list and return to a simpler time when the holidays were, well, fun. Our holiday survival guide will have you relishing in the sheer joy of the season — okay, that might be an overstatement even for an app but at least you’ll be singing a happier tune.
1. How to Cook Everything ($4.99)
With New York Times columnist Mark Bittman as your guide, the perfect Christmas dinner is only a swipe away.
2. Mixologist ($0.99)
Combine one part bartending guide with 7,900 drink recipes. Shake and serve over ice.
3. ZipList (Free)
Take the stress out of grocery shopping one list at a time.
4. Track Packages ($4.99)
Make sure all your gifts are neatly tucked under the Christmas tree with this handy app.
5. Packing Pro ($2.99)
Socks? Check. Toothpaste? Check. Remember everything, every time you travel.
6. FlightTrack ($4.99)
So busy you don’t even know if you’re coming or going? This app can help… at least when it comes to your flights.
7. Better Christmas List ($0.99)
If all you want for Christmas is to get your holiday shopping done on time and on budget, then this app is for you.
8. Parking in Motion (Free)
Why waste time looking for parking when an app can do it for you?
9. The Find (Free)
Find everything on your list for at the lowest price around… guaranteed.