5 Apps to help make the most of your Valentines Day
Every year on the 14th of February, love birds take to the shops to stock up on roses and chocolates for their other half. But hell hath no fury like the partner of those who forgot to treat them on the special day.
Whether you have left it to the last minute, or been flat out at work, you now have no excuse as we are about to save you from a rocky evening.
For those looking for something a little bit special, why not consider creating a movie full of all the photos and videos of you and your loved one to mark the special occasion. Google photos is your one stop shop as it easily can create great keepsakes for various occasions with a special “Valentine’s day movie” while also backing up your special memories.
Google Photos is available on both android and iOS as well as through any web browser.
Simply head to ‘assistant’ in Google Photos and it will run you through an easy process to create anything from a collage and animation right through to a personalised movie. Too easy!
Have you got little bundles of joy keeping you and your partner busy? Too busy for a bit of quiet time alone? Well no need to worry, there is a lifesaver on hand that can find you a babysitter or nanny in your area to save the day. Sittr connects you with top babysitters and nannies in your area. Each and every sitter goes through background checks, has a verified Working with Children check, a government issues background check (including a national criminal history check), a senior first aid qualification (including Asthma and Anaphylaxis treatment) and meets national childcare standards while also insured – so there is no need to worry when it comes to your child’s safety.
Did you plan on having a nice bottle of champagne to open while having a bit of a staycation to celebrate Valentines day together – but then did the unthinkable and forgot to book your accommodation? Well you have nothing to worry about, because HotelTonight will be your saviour – providing deals you’ll love and the ability to book a room in just 10 seconds! Filter through the options and find a place you both will love from various categories right through to the discounted rates.
When it comes to dining out, it helps to do your research. OpenTable is one trusty buddy to have on hand as it makes it unbelievably easy for you to find the right place that suits the wonderful occasion. Whether you are travelling interstate, or planning on heading out somewhere local this recommendation combines everything from searching, exploring and making the reservation. Find your next favourite restaurant as you can get personalized recommendations based on your preferences, check out photos, reviews, manage your bookings and even take a look at the menu. On top of that, every time you book and dine you can earn points towards future meals.
Are you not the main cook in the kitchen in your household? Well with just a basic understanding of your pots, pans and know how to turn the oven on, you could cook up a storm with this handy app. Kitchen Stories gives you step by step details as well as a rating on difficulty to carry you through the whole process. From customised servings, to utensils and how-to videos, you can make the most of your special evening.