10 best Mother’s Day apps for Android
Mother’s Day is fast approaching it’s time to sit down and figure out what you’ll be doing. It’s true that your Android device likely won’t be the center of any Mother’s Day plans. However, you can still use your device to help you find ideas, plan things, or buy gifts. It’s also true that none of the apps on this list are specifically for Mother’s Day, but they can help you make it the best one possible. Here are the best Mother’s Day apps for Android.
Flowers are one of the classic Mother’s Day gifts. 1-800-Flowers is probably the best flower ordering app out there. Thus, it just makes sense. The app features tons of bouquets to choose from. Additionally, you can schedule it for same day delivery in many areas. There is even international delivery options. Of course, the price ranges vary depending on how complex the bouquet is and what flowers you include. Still, it’s one of the better Mother’s Day apps if you want to go with a classic approach.
Allrecipes Dinner Spinner is a cooking app. There are thousands of recipes to choose from. You can filter based on dietary concerns or just whatever you happened to be in the mood for. Additionally, you can add them to your favorites so you can find them later. It also includes more than a thousand recipe videos in case you need a little help. Cooking a dinner for your mom isn’t a bad idea considering how many she likely cooked for you. It’s one of the Mother’s Day apps worth considering.
Maybe you’re really bad at cooking and just want to order out instead. Eat24 is an excellent app for that. You can check out restaurants in your area and have the food delivered to your door. It should show most restaurants and the delivery fees and times should be relatively reasonable. However, if that’s not the case, there are other options. GrubHub, Postmates, and UberEats also provide similar services just in case you need to shop around. They are all reasonably good Mother’s Day apps.
Etsy is one of the better Mother’s Day apps. It’s a great place to find one-of-a-kind crafts, gifts, and other stuff. Just because you can’t make a gift yourself doesn’t mean it can’t be unique, right? The app lets you browse the entire site, talk directly to shop owners, find recommendations, and check out shipping info after you’ve made a purchase. It’s a good choice for finding unique stuff.
Eventbrite is one of the better Mother’s Day apps for going out on the town. It has a list of events that are happening in your area. Additionally, you can even purchase tickets for those events through the app. The events include concerts, festivals, classes, shows, and more. It’s worth a look to see what’s happening on Mother’s Day weekend in your area. Maybe there’s something your mom will want to check out. If you like the idea, but this app isn’t doing it for you, other apps include Nearify, Eventful, and OMGWhen. They offer similar services.
Google Photos is a photo backup app. However, it can do more than that. You can edit photos once they’re backed up. At least you can a little bit. Most importantly, you can add them to albums. Once albums are created, you can make them public and share them with your friends and family. You can likely see where I’m going with this. Any photos you take with your mom on Mother’s Day can backed up here permanently. You can then make albums to share with her, Facebook, or wherever else. It’s a nice way to preserve the memories.
Groupon can serve one of two functions for Mother’s Day. You may know where you’re going to take your mom or what you’re going to get her and you may want to save a few bucks doing it. Or, more likely, you have no idea what you’re going to do and need ideas. Groupon has coupons for all kinds of things, such as restaurants, events in your area, and other activities and services. You may stumble on a good deal for a spa day or a concert for a band your mom likes. Either way, the app can be helpful and save you a few bucks treating your mom to a day out.
OpenTable is an application that allows you to browse restaurants in your area. You can also make reservations directly from the application (where that functionality is supported). Worst case, you can call them up on your own to make reservations. The service boasts worldwide support with over 32,000 available restaurants. You can also explore your area to find something new, manage your reservations, and you can even send messages to your friends and family to help get everyone on the same page. It could be very useful on Mother’s Day if you plan on taking her out to eat.
The whole point of Pinterest is to find interesting things to make, buy, or do. This app can be very helpful on Mother’s Day if you’re stumped and don’t know what to do. You’ll find a variety of things, including DIY gift ideas, fun items to buy, and activities that you can do together. It also has recipes, designs for things like gardens, artwork, and other interesting arts and crafts. What makes it so appealing for this list is that it’s a total catch-all. There really isn’t much that you can’t find on Pinterest.
Tumblr serves about the same function as Pinterest. You can find ideas for all sorts of things here. There are blogs with recipes, arts and crafts ideas, activity ideas, and a lot more. It’s not quite as widespread, but it should provide a bit more depth. In other words, where Pinterest is better at finding ideas, Tumblr is better at fleshing them out. It’s not perfect for everything, but it’s a good place to go if you don’t know what to do and need ideas.
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