The Holidays are coming up, which means many of us will be spending more time with our friends and family. Spending some quality time with those that we don't see that much during the year. Some will want to play games with their family, maybe play some music, or just enjoy some good food. These ten apps here will help you do all of that and then some.
Heads Up! is a fun game that you can play with someone else. You're basically attempting to guess a person, phrase or really anything, from the clues that your opponent is giving you. The game is popular due to the fact that Ellen DeGeneres plays it on her show from time to time. And now you can play it with your family and friends.
Looking for a recipe to cook for your Holiday party? Cookpad has you covered. They have hundreds of thousands of recipes available for you to use for your part this Holiday season. Additionally, Cookpad makes it easy for users to add the items they need to their shopping list, so they don't forget any ingredients when they go grocery shopping.
Yummly Recipes & Shopping List
Yummly is another great app for finding recipes to cook for your Holiday get-together. As the name implies, there is also a built in shopping list. This means you can find the recipe you want to cook, and add it to your shopping list. So you'll have all the ingredients you need, and you won't have to run to the store on Christmas morning.
What is a Holiday party without some Holiday music? Spotify has you covered on that front. There are countless playlists available on Spotify, for those that are both free and premium subscribers, you'll be covered. Spotify does also work with Chromecast, so you can stream over WiFi to your home entertainment system.
Google Play Music
Not a Spotify subscriber? Not a problem. Google Play Music is here to save the day. Google's streaming music service has a slew of playlists available as well as radio stations available (these are ad-supported) for those that are not subscribers. So you can just open up the Google Play Music app and play some Holiday music.
Todoist: To-Do List, Task List
If you're hosting the Holiday party this year, then you more than likely have a to-do list a mile long. But Todoist is here to help you. With Todoist, you can sync your tasks across multiple devices, and you can separate them by projects. So you can have one list full of things to pick up at the store, another for things that need to be cooked, and even one more for those on your gift list.
Need some ideas for what to cook for your get-together? Pinterest has plenty of ideas. On Pinterest you can find entire "boards" full of appetizers, dishes and much more for Holiday parties. It's a great app for the Holidays, and all year-round. The pins you'll find also link to the original site, so if you find a recipe that looks good, you can quickly find it and get to making it.
Secret Santa Generator
Now this is an app you'll probably want to use before the Holidays creep up, but with the Secret Santa Generator you are able to create a group, have all of your friends join and then generate who their Secret Santa is. Having an app do the dirty work is sweet because it means that it is completely done at random.
My Cocktail Bar
What's the Holidays without a bit of alcohol? My Cocktail Bar is a must-have app, as it'll help you make all kinds of cocktails for everyone attending your party. You can even use it to experiment with some things and make a rather interesting drink. This app only includes the most popular cocktails, so you won't be stuck with some cocktails that you may not like.
Wunderlist: To-Do List & Tasks
Wunderlist is another great to-do list app that will help you stay on task and get everything ready for the big day. Like Todoist, Wunderlist can also sync across multiple devices and multiple platforms. Additionally, you can assign tasks to other users, this way you aren't stuck doing everything in getting ready for this big Holiday party.