4 Ways to Survive the Holiday Season with Springpad
Between gift shopping, holiday parties and meal plans, December can be pretty rough. Pile on a gift list that’s a million miles long, a demanding extended family, a slew of party invitations, some seemingly impossible recipes, and a weeping bank account, and who isn’t ready to call it quits? Don’t panic. Springpad is here to help.
Organize Your Gift Lists
Giving gifts is fun. Stressing over what to get for the picky people on your shopping list is not. Start a Springpad notebook of gift ideas now, so that you can save perfect present options as you come across them online or while out shopping. Plus, we automatically add alerts for price drops and coupons for the products you save in your notebooks. Add the Springpad web clipper to your bookmarks bar to easily save products to your notebooks when browsing the web.
Holiday Pro Tips: Use the barcode scanner on our iOS and Android mobile apps to save gift ideas in your holiday notebook while out shopping. We’ll automatically add price comparisons so you’ll know where to save!
Last minute grocery store hopping to find the only carton of light whipping cream and last jar of candied ginger in the city is stressful and exhausting. Plan your meal in advance with a Springpad notebook of favorite recipes and shopping lists for the market. Share your notebook publicly so your family members can see what’s on the menu and keep track of what they’ve committed to bringing.
Holiday Pro Tips: Before you head to the market, finalize your menu in a Springpad notebook. We’ll automatically add local deals on the ingredients in your favorite recipes so you can save time and money when you get to the store. Learn more about local grocery deals in your recipe notebooks.
Hitting the road for the holidays? Keep track of everything from flight information to favorite brunch spots in a Springpad notebook — add maps, to-do lists, outfit ideas, and notes with directions and more. Goodbye travel stress, hello relaxation!
Holiday Pro Tip: Use the Board to visually organize your trip. Outline our itinerary, see all of your travel notes, and create a map of your destinations. Learn more about using the Springpad board.
Plan Your Party
Canapes and decorations and cocktails, oh my! Organize your holiday party — whether for friends, family or coworkers — in a Springpad notebook. Start saving ideas and recipes you find now, so you’ll be set to go as the RSVPs roll in. Getting organized means more time having fun, and less time sweating the details.
Holiday Pro Tip: Use Springpad on your tablet or smartphone so you can take your party plans with you while running errands. Having photos of your decorating ideas will help you out when dizzied by the aisles and aisles of holiday decorations. Plus, managing your to-do lists on the go means you’ll save time and stress battling the holiday crowds. Get Springpad for iPhone and iPad. Get Springpad for Android smartphones and tablets.
Home for the Holidays: Win a $500 Shopping Spree from Springpad and Wayfair.com
This December, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Wayfair.com to make the holidays at your house even sweeter. Create a Springpad gift list of the gorgeous home goods, gourmet kitchen goodies and gifts you’ve been dreaming of this season, and you could win one of three $500 shopping sprees from Wayfair.com. Entering to win is easy, get started now!