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5 Apps to Get You Through Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is around the corner and there is always a lot that goes into getting ready for that day. Whether it’s cooking, planning family events or making sure you know when the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade there is a lot to do. To help you make things a little less stressful here are five helpful apps that will get you through this Thanksgiving weekend.

1) Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade (Android, iOS)

For most the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is the kickoff to the Thanksgiving festivities. Now you can begin the kickoff a little earlier by downloading Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade app. With this app your able to immerse yourself into the parade festivities even more with up-to-date news about the upcoming parade, create your own virtual parade balloon and behind the scenes glimpses of balloon prep.

2) AllRecipes Dinner Spinner (Android, iOS, Windows Phone)

You don’t have to break your brain with having to decide what to cook for Thanksgiving dinner with the handy, dandy AllRecipes app. This is one of the apps that I discovered while testing out the Windows Phone OS a few weeks ago and have already found some great recipes for sides to make for Thanksgiving. The added shopping list feature to the app is also very helpful in finding exactly what you need to cook certain dishes.

3) thnkfl (iOS)

Thnkfl challenges you to think of three things to be thankful for each day. Once you have those three things you’re thankful for your encouraged to write a note, take a photo, draw it, or use all three. Once that is done you drop whatever you did to show your thanks into your glass. Afterwards you can review your thankful moments and share them with your friends and family whenever you want.

4) Cookie Dozer Thanksgiving (Android, iOS)

Looking for the next great time waster with a Thanksgiving flavor to stick with the holiday? Than Thanksgiving Cookie Dozer is the app you’ll want to download. It has all of the addicting qualities of another popular bird game. The point to this game is to add new cookies to the table while pushing the existing cookies off of the end of the table in to the prize basket without pushing them off the sides, unless you want to lose the points and prizes that is.

5) Food Network In the Kitchen (Android, iOS)

Taking the Food Network addiction into the kitchen with the official Food Network in the Kitchen app. This app will give you great cooking tips from the likes of Alton Brown, Giada De Laurentiis, Rachael Ray, Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri. The navigation is simple and broken down to what kind of food you want to cook this Thanksgiving or on a regular Tuesday night.

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