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5 Best shopping apps for busy moms

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Shopping apps that save time and money

Make shopping a snap with these apps for busy moms. These iPhone and Android apps make shopping a breeze, whether you're doing your weekly grocery shopping or making a trip to the mall.

Grocery Gadget

Shopping apps that save time and money

By shopping smarter at the grocery store, you can save time, money and needless headaches, and the Grocery Gadgets app allows you to do just that. Download this free app and you'll have all the necessary organizational tools at your fingertips to allow you to keep track of your grocery list, money-saving coupons and favorite recipes. Plus, you'll never need to worry about duplicate or missing data because the Grocery Gadgets app automatically updates your information regardless of the device you are using.

Amazon Mobile

Shopping apps that save time and money

When shopping online, is arguably the best resource on the Internet. Not only do they have cheap prices, their reviews and product details are very helpful. Now, with the Amazon Mobile app, you can get the power of Amazon in the palm of your hand. The most useful feature of this app is the ability to scan a barcode and instantly get a price comparison. Amazon Mobile also offers lightning-quick one-click ordering, and you can track your packages all the way to your doorstep.

Coupon Sherpa

Shopping apps that save time and money

The mobile coupon app from Coupon Sherpa will allow you to do away with paper coupons for good. This free app, available for both Android and Apple devices, allows you to search for coupons by store, category, keyword and more. When you find the coupon you want to use, simply show the coupon when you're checking out (most stores accept coupons on your smartphone these days) and you will instantly save money. No clippings, no hassle! Many leading retailers have coupons available through the Coupon Sherpa app, including Barnes & Noble, ACE, Macy's and Sears.

Grocery iQ

Shopping apps that save time and money

If you have a family that does a lot of grocery shopping, you can get everyone on the same page quickly and easily using the free Grocery IQ app. This app allows your family to share lists, which will instantly coordinate the grocery shopping duties among family members. The Grocery IQ app recognizes millions of grocery items via barcode scanning and can even alert you of available coupons. For faster shopping, you can sort your grocery list by aisle to get in and out of the store in record time.


Shopping apps that save time and money

Shopping at your local mall can be fun -- but also very time-consuming, especially if you don't know the mall's layout. With the FastMall app, you get directions to get you from store to store with ease. This app, which is totally free, also helps you remember where you parked and can locate the nearest restroom with just a shake of your iPhone. FastMall has info on virtually every major mall in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries around the globe.

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