17 Essential Apps To Help You Celebrate Thanksgiving for iPhone & iPad

November 11, 2012

Thanksgiving is coming and we’ve got the best apps to help you have a stress-free holiday. From planning your Thanksgiving meal to tracking the flights of incoming family members to scouting the best Black Friday shopping deals, we’ve got the apps you need to have the best Thanksgiving holiday with your loved ones. 

Thanksgiving Menu Maker from Fine Cooking - for iPad

  • Choose a customized menu from over 75 all-time favorite Thanksgiving recipes
  • Get a customized shopping list and schedule
  • Recipes are divided among Starters, Main Dishes, Sides and Dessert
  • Access recipes without internet access
View on iTunes

Chow Thanksgiving Dinner Coach - for iPhone

  • Easy and delicious traditional Thanksgiving recipes
  • Get a step-by-step timeline guiding you through the day
  • Includes a shopping list
View on iTunes

Hello Vino - for iPhone

  • Get wine recommendations for what you’re eating or your taste preference
  • Includes wine label image recognition so you take a pic of the label and the app will give you all the info
  • 2-minute audio reviews of wines you can find at your local store
  • Wine recommendations for every occasion and holiday
View on iTunes

Pocket Cocktails - for iPhone

  • Over 500 of today’s most popular cocktails
  • Includes full screen photos, tips, trivia and holiday drinks
  • Shake your device for a random cocktail
View on iTunes

Celebrate the Holidays with Better Homes and Gardens - for iPad

  • Throw the perfect holiday party with Better Homes and Gardens
  • 24 complete party plans with recipes, invitations, decorating ideas, games and activities
  • Over 180 recipes for appetizers, main dishes, desserts and more
  • Get tips on how to party on a budget, order wine, speed clean your home and more
View on iTunes

Amazon Instant Video - for iPad

  • Watch over 120,000 videos available from the Amazon Instant Video store
  • Download purchased and rented videos from Your Video Library for offline viewing
  • Amazon Prime members can watch thousands of titles at no additional cost
  • Subscribe to a TV Season Pass and episodes will automatically be available on your iPad the day after they air
View on iTunes

Thanksgiving List - for iPhone & iPad

  • A fully configurable and customizable Thanksgiving list
  • Pre-loaded with over 160 items to plan your holiday party
  • Create multiple lists for different types of groups such as friends or family members
  • Email lists to anyone you want
View on iTunes

Flight+ Track Live Flights - for iPad - for iPad

  • The ultimate air travel companion
  • Track all available flights worldwide in real-time
  • Weather, airport flight boards, airline information and more
  • Push notifications to get the latest information regarding your flights
View on iTunes

GasBuddy - Find Cheap Gas Prices - for iPhone

  • Finding the cheapest gas near you
  • Report gas prices to help other people find cheap gas
  • Chance of winning $250 gas every week
View on iTunes

Jive Turkey Shoot - for iPhone & iPad

  • Shoot the turkey and try to get as many points as possible
  • You get 150 points for each turkey, 75 points for each corn on the cob, pumpkin or sweet potato
  • The game ends when you run out of ammo or time, or if you accidentally shoot the skull
View on iTunes

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® 2012 - for iPhone

  • The official app of the 86th Annual Macy’s Day Parade
  • Get Parade information and a comprehensive guide to New York City
  • Includes traffic cameras to view the Parade in real-time
  • Track 14 various Cheerleading and Dance Troupes, Marching Bands, and even Santa’s float
View on iTunes

Thanksgiving - for iPhone

  • Tons of Thanksgiving facts ranging from Turkey to Pilgrims
  • Shake your iPhone or iPod Touch to display another random fact
  • For children and adults
View on iTunes

Vintage Thanksgiving Cards - for iPhone

  • An exclusive collection of over 100 classic vintage greeting cards for Thanksgiving
  • From the Victorian Era to Post-War America
  • The authentic cards are from the largest privately owned archive of fully restored and retouched holiday collectibles
  • Email as many cards as you like
View on iTunes

TGI Black Friday - for iPhone & iPad

  • Plan your holiday shopping before Black Friday ads are available in your local paper
  • Search over 10,000 Black Friday deals across stores and categories
  • Frequent updates of new leaked ads from stores like Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Sears and more
  • Push notifications to alert you when a new ad is posted
View on iTunes

Gratitude Journal ~ the original! - for iPhone

  • This app helps you remember what you should be grateful for
  • To see your attitude change: write down 5 things you are grateful for each day for at least one month
  • Add photos, rate the day, record the weather and bookmark
  • Email an entry to a friend or yourself
View on iTunes

1,000+ Thanksgiving Wallpapers - for

  • Over 1,000 Thanksgiving Wallpapers to choose from
  • Select your favorite one and save it
  • Add to contact and share it
  • Super fast loading
View on iTunes

ScoreCenter for iPad - for iPad

  • Brings you scores, news and standings from sports leagues around the world
  • Follow your favorite teams anytime, anywhere with personalized scoreboards and alerts
  • Follow the nation’s top stories with in-depth coverage and analysis
  • Breaking news, scores and videos from the top live events of the day
View on iTunes


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