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Holiday iPhone Apps
With all the parties to plan, goodies to bake and presents to buy, the most wonderful time of the year is also the busiest time of the year. Those looming to-do lists and the stress that comes with them can take a toll on your bodies and Christmas spirit. Luckily, we've compiled the 25 best holiday iPhone apps to make your lives a lot easier (and more fun!) this Christmas, from easy holiday e-vites to virtual cookbooks. Consider this our gift to you! - Heather Leister
HOLIDAY TRAVEL | Packing (+To Do)
Holiday traveling with kids can be a pain. Not only are there baby clothes to pack but diapers, strollers and car seats - we're stressed just thinking about it! Never fear, terrified parents: Packing (+To Do) will keep you organized and prepared. This app allows you to create unlimited packing lists and customize them by deleting or adding items to fit your travel plans. Sample lists are available, as well as lists made specifically for male or female travelers and light packers. Items may be sorted by what's packed and what's still unpacked, and those traveling by plane can keep track of their items' total weight to avoid those overweight-luggage fees.
HOLIDAY TRAVEL | TripAdvisor Hotels Flights Restaurants
Plan the ultimate holiday vacation with TripAdvisor. Decide which hotel to stay at (or avoid) by reading some of the 40 million user ratings and reviews the app offers. In the mood for cheap Italian food? You can search for restaurants by cuisine, price and dining experience (date night, eating on a budget, family-friendly, etc.). You can also look up nearby museums, historical sights and nightlife activities. All addresses, phone numbers and directions are at your fingertips.