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10 Apps That Will Help You Become a Domestic Goddess

10 Apps That Will Help You Become a Domestic Goddess. I know the 21st century woman in me cringe at the words domestic goddess. However these apps will help even the busiest people boost productivity and stay organized. So whether you’re a domestic goddess who work at home or a business woman with a corner office these apps will help manage your finance, hone your culinary skills and enjoy the tranquility of perfecting a herb garden. Plus if  you’re having a hard time staying on task these 10 free iPhone and Android apps will help keep your family’s life organized and help you live a well balanced life.

10 Apps That Will Help You Become a Domestic Goddess

10 Apps That Will Help You Become a Domestic Goddess

1. Manage Finances  – Money Tracker by BillGuard
Money Tracker by BillGuard
Need a little help managing your finances. Money Tracker by BillGuard lets you create a budgeting tools with reminders on upcoming bill, account balances and transfers, plus it will offer you an overviews of trends in your spending habit.  (Free download on iTunes, Google Play & Amazon Kindle)

2. Simplify Grocery Shopping  – Grocery IQ

Grocery IQ is an intuitive grocery list app that makes grocery shopping easier.   You can build your grocery lists via  voice search or you can walk around your house while scanning the items you need so it can be added to your shopping list. Share the list with everyone in your house, organize items by aisle to make life easier while at the store. It extensive coupon database helps make meal planning a breeze.   (Free download on iTunes, Google Play & Amazon Kindle)

3.  Well Rounded Chef –  Food Network In the Kitchen

Want to wow your family and friends with award wining culinary skills, then check out Food Network In the Kitchen it has recipes from Food Network stars like Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis and Nigella Lawson. (Free download on iTunesGoogle Play & Amazon Kindle)

4.  Design & Decorate Your Dream Home – Houzz Interior Design Ideas

Thinking of remodeling your kitchen, maybe the bathroom or you just want to see what the new trends in home decor are. Houzz Interior Design Ideas has a database of ideas to inspire your next renovation. You can also look through the database to find a builder or an architect closest to you. (Free download on iTunesGoogle Play & Amazon Kindle)

5.  Host a Dinner Party  – Event Planner

Event Planner will help host your next dinner party. This app gives you everything you need to plan your next soiree. Manage your RSVP list, party budget and to do list all in a one place. (Free download on iTunesGoogle Play)

6. Keep Track of House Chores – Chore Checklist
Chore Checklist
Chore Checklist is a project management app for house chores. Set up your daily, weekly and monthly chores with assigned due date and objectives. Can’t remember the last time you groomed your dog or mowed the lawn it records chore’s completion date and automatically calculate next due date based on your preference. If you have a hard time staying on task, this will help you get organized and manage your time better. You can also share and sync the list between devices and users.  ($1.50 on iTunesGoogle Play & Amazon)

7.  Manage Health and Fitness  – MapMyFitness

In between managing the household, if you have time to schedule a run or hit the gym. MayMyFitness will help you manage your fitness activity with over 600 choices to choose from. Track your fitness goals and monitor your progress with  a comprehensive workout history. (Free download on iTunesGoogle Play & Window Phone)

8. Start a Vegetable Garden  – Garden Time Planner by Burpee

GardenTimePlannerIf you’re looking for an app to help grow your garden. Burpee’s Garden Time Planner offers how to videos with recommendations on best produce to grew based on the season. (Free download on iTunesGoogle Play)

9. Assign Laundry Task – Wash Squad

Wash Squad allows you to assign laundry task to specific member of the household. It also provides helpful tips  for washing whites, colors, dedicates, etc. The laundry guides provide users with information on organizing, cleaning, drying and folding clothes. (Free download on iTunes)

10. Organize your hectic life – Evernote 
Evernote will help you organize and store everything. You can also use it to organize your recipes and plan your weekly meal plan. Jot down notes, clip receipts online and check off your to do list. You can also use this as a visual board for all your ideas. (Free download on iTunesGoogle Play & Amazon Kindle)


Do you have a favorite app that isn’t included, let us know. 

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  1. Holly

    August 28, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    I so need the Laundry one. I need the kids to take on some of the responsibility. But if I could get an app that did the laundry I’d be in great shape.

  2. Rachel @RunningRachel

    August 28, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    what a great list!! i will check them out. i need all the help i can get in this department!

  3. Jesica H

    August 28, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    Now the trick is…..to use them! 🙂

  4. Billie

    August 28, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    What a fantastic list, I need to check otu a few of these and then actually use them, lol.

  5. Crystal

    August 28, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    That’s a really well-rounded list. I think I need to use Grocery IQ. I’m always forgetting to pick things up at the store & being forced to make multiple trips.

  6. Sara P. (@SensiblySara)

    August 28, 2014 at 9:36 pm

    I love that chore checklist! I’m going to have to install it!

  7. Mimi

    August 28, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    I like the well rounded app. I’ve heard people talk and talk about Evernote and I’ve never succumbed. I think it’s time. Next spring I want to try the Burpee app! I’m not an app person so I have none to share. lol

  8. valmg @ Mom Knows It All

    August 29, 2014 at 12:38 am

    For iPhone it’s Bento, hands down. It’s a database app that does everything.

  9. Bintu @ Recipes From A Pantry

    August 29, 2014 at 4:27 am

    I def need the food network one as well as managemyfitness. Domestic godessness here I come.

  10. Mellisa

    August 29, 2014 at 9:35 am

    I could use all ten of these apps! Thanks for sharing.

  11. Audrey at Barking Mad!

    August 29, 2014 at 10:11 am

    The laundry one is definitely something I could use!

  12. Lara

    August 29, 2014 at 10:15 am

    LOVE this! Thank you! I never heard of the grocery one. I am definitely getting that one!

  13. Kimberly Grabinski

    August 29, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    I LOVE Houzz and Evernote! I’ll have to check out some of those others.

  14. HilLesha

    August 29, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    That is an impressive list! I’ll be downloading a few of them. 🙂

  15. Lisa - BetweentheKids.com

    August 29, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    We use Evernote already, but I’m totally checking out the chore checklist and the laundry wash app! Thanks for sharing.

  16. Notorious Spinks

    August 29, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    Grocery IQ? I can kiss you for the app list honey. I need that and will be downloading it tonight! Awesome lists!

  17. Andrea Kruse

    August 29, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    Great app list! I want to download that chore list to use. I am not a domestic goddess, by far, but would love to be better.

  18. Lynsey @MoscatoMom

    August 29, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    A friend of mine SWEARS by EverNote. I have never used it. I think I fear I will get addicted LOL

  19. Kayla

    August 29, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    Oh my gosh, I could get LOST in Houzz. It makes me want to do ALL OF THE THINGS to our house, haha! 🙂

  20. Karen

    August 29, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    Several of these look really good, but I am going right now to get that Burpee Garden one. Thanks!

  21. Chelle @ Oh Just Stop Already

    August 30, 2014 at 11:43 am

    My problem is I download all these great helpful apps then I never open them again. Or I get sidtrack and end up on FB.

  22. Kerri

    August 30, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Ohh, there is an app for everything! I had no idea. Going to get that laundry one now!

  23. Karen Coutu

    August 30, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    What a great list! I’ll have to see if these apps (or something similar) are available for Windows phones. 😀

  24. Valerie Remy-Milora

    August 30, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Wow there are some great apps out there! Chores, laundry, shopping… All things we can all use help managing. Thanks for sharing!

  25. Liz Mays

    August 30, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    The only one I’m currently using is Evernote. I need to check at least three of them out that caught my attention.

  26. Jesica H

    August 30, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    I am so checking out that chore checklist one, lol.

  27. The Cubicle Chick

    August 30, 2014 at 11:08 pm

    I love all of these app ideas. Downloading Grocery IQ now. 🙂

  28. Jennifer @ Mom Spotted

    September 1, 2014 at 1:27 am

    Hmmm great list! I need to look into a few of these starting with the grocery one!

  29. Kathleen

    September 1, 2014 at 9:49 am

    These are great. Who knew there was so much help for moms running a household.

  30. Tiff @ Babes and Kids

    September 1, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    I could use quite a few of these to get me back on task. I really like the idea of the laundry and chore ones.

  31. Erica Brooks

    September 2, 2014 at 4:15 am

    Sounds like great apps. I’d definitely give Manage Finances and the Chore apps a try.

  32. Shell Feis

    September 2, 2014 at 4:19 am

    What a great list! I could definitely use pretty much every app on here. Thank you for the recommendations!

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