You are here
Home > Reviews > Hostess with the Mostess: Holiday Party Prep

Hostess with the Mostess: Holiday Party Prep

Hostess with the Mostess: Holiday Party Prep with Windows 8.1 Nokia Lumia 830

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Microsoft. #MoreLumia

cortana

You have the fancy coasters, perfect table-setting, name cards, now what? To become the hostess with the mostess it is all about the prep and details. My fondness for innovative technology has brought me to love Cortana and the new 8.1 Windows Nokia Lumia 830. For me it’s all about getting things done efficiently and at my fingertips. I need to be able to party prep while I’m sitting in the carpool line. I love apps especially when they make my life easier. Today I am sharing holiday party prep made easy with the new Windows 8.1 Nokia Lumia 830.

 Hostess with the Mostess: Holiday Party Prep with Windows 8.1

Nokia Lumia 830

Cortana

My new personal assistant goes by Cortana. For whatever needs you have start with Cortana to take the pressure off of making lists, setting reminders, searching information. My favorite Cortana feature is the smart GPS that will remind you to get things done that you have set through Cortana. For instance picking up paper towels the next time you are by a grocery store.  Cortana allows me to set a reminder with Cortana. Cortana uses GPS to remind me when I am nearby a grocery store. As my to do list grows, I simply relay it to Cortana and I don’t miss a thing.

Big Oven App 

Need some inspiration for your next holiday dinner? The BigOven App keeps all of your favorite recipes at your fingertips. Enter 3 ingredients and BigOven will tell you what you can make. With 250,000+ recipes, you can simply plan your next meal. I’m pretty excited about my next dinner party,it’s featuring bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed chicken breast recipe from BigOven.

PureView Camera

A holiday party didn’t happen if it isn’t documented. The 10MP PureView camera with OIS and ZEISS optics simply takes great pictures. All the high quality photos and videos you want to share amazing moments.

Movie Creator

Create beautiful movies with Movie Creator. Create, edit and share right from your fingertips.

Afterlight App

Image editing and enhancing your photos with the Afterlight app. The simple afterlight app tools allow you to take photos a step further.

Fireplace App

The virtual fireplace! app to cozy up to. Turn the app on and delight your friends with the sights and sounds of a real fireplace.

Portable Wireless Speaker 

A tiny speaker with BIG sound. What I love about this Nokia speaker is that it works off of NFC (Near Field Communication) or bluetooth allowing you to stream music for 15 hours of continuous music on the rechargeable battery. Perfect for Christmas music playing right off your phone during your next holiday party.

MixRadio

Speaking of music for your phone MixRadio is the ultimate personal radio station. Handcrafted playlists let you play what you want without having to do much more than set it. 

Treasure Tag

With all of the hustle and bustle that comes with party planning you have NO time to actually misplace anything. The treasure tag from Nokia keeps all of your precious necessities close. If you happen to misplace something with a Treasure Tag attached, like your car keys. You can simply locate the tag on the app and the GPS capability will search for the attached tag.

nokia lumia products 3

Learn more about Microsoft 8.1 and Nokia.

Michelle
Michelle Cantu is a digital influencer, entrepreneur and business owner. She built a thriving community dedicated to supporting parents and inspiring moms. Michelle is in her fifth year of homeschooling her 4 kids with her husband right outside of San Antonio, Texas. Instagram, twitter and facebook.
http://athriftydiva.com

Similar Posts

23 thoughts on “Hostess with the Mostess: Holiday Party Prep

  1. I just want to say I am all new to weblog and actually enjoyed your web-site. Likely I’m want to bookmark your website . You definitely have good article content. Thanks for sharing your blog site.

  2. Naturally I like your web site, but you need to take a look at the spelling on quite a few of your posts. A number of them are rife with spelling issues and I find it very silly to tell you. On the other hand I will definitely come again again!

  3. I would like to thnkx for the efforts you have put in writing this blog. I’m hoping the same high-grade website post from you in the upcoming also. Actually your creative writing skills has inspired me to get my own site now. Actually the blogging is spreading its wings rapidly. Your write up is a good example of it.

  4. Normally I don’t learn post on blogs, but I wish to say that this write-up very forced me to try and do so! Your writing style has been surprised me. Thanks, very nice post.

  5. Excellent read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing some research on that. And he actually bought me lunch as I found it for him smile Therefore let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch!

  6. Great ¡V I should certainly pronounce, impressed with your website. I had no trouble navigating through all the tabs and related information ended up being truly simple to do to access. I recently found what I hoped for before you know it at all. Reasonably unusual. Is likely to appreciate it for those who add forums or anything, website theme . a tones way for your client to communicate. Excellent task..

  7. I am not sure where you are getting your info, but great topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more. Thanks for excellent info I was looking for this info for my mission.

  8. Thanks for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do a little research about this. We got a grab a book from our local library but I think I learned more from this post. I am very glad to see such magnificent info being shared freely out there.

  9. I have been surfing online more than 3 hours lately, but I never found any attention-grabbing article like yours. It¡¦s lovely worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all webmasters and bloggers made just right content as you probably did, the web can be a lot more helpful than ever before.

  10. As I site possessor I believe the content material here is rattling excellent , appreciate it for your hard work. You should keep it up forever! Best of luck.

  11. I think this is one of the most vital information for me. And i’m glad reading your article. But want to remark on some general things, The site style is wonderful, the articles is really nice : D. Good job, cheers

  12. My spouse and I absolutely love your blog and find a lot of your post’s to be just what I’m looking for. Do you offer guest writers to write content for you? I wouldn’t mind writing a post or elaborating on a number of the subjects you write related to here. Again, awesome blog! visit my site ex girlfriends

  13. It is truly a great and helpful piece of information. I am glad that you shared this useful information with us. Please keep us up to date like this. Thank you for sharing.

  14. magnificent put up, very informative. I wonder why the opposite experts of this sector do not understand this. You should proceed your writing. I’m sure, you have a huge readers’ base already!

  15. you are really a just right webmaster. The site loading pace is amazing. It sort of feels that you are doing any distinctive trick. Also, The contents are masterwork. you have performed a fantastic task in this matter!

  16. hello there and thank you for your info – I’ve certainly picked up anything new from right here. I did however expertise a few technical issues using this site, as I experienced to reload the web site lots of times previous to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if your hosting is OK? Not that I’m complaining, but slow loading instances times will very frequently affect your placement in google and could damage your high quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Well I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look out for a lot more of your respective intriguing content. Ensure that you update this again very soon..

Comments are closed.

Top