Staying on Track With a Grocery App!

Grocery shopping is an inevitable part of life. It can also be one of the easiest ways to blow your budget. Whether you choose to do your shopping at the corner store, Aldi or your local Walmart, remembering what you need and trying to stick to your budget can be a hassle.

That’s the goal of the dozens of grocery apps currently available. But with so many out there, how can you choose the one that best suits your needs?

Texoma With Kids to the rescue! We’re proud to bring you a review of the best grocery apps. All to make your life a little easier, and hopefully a little cheaper.

Grocery iQ

This one has the word “IQ” in it for a reason; it’s built smartly! This free app is one of the most full-featured grocery list apps available. It allows you to create shopping lists, scan barcodes and perform searches via voice recognition.
Best Features:

– Allows you to scan an item’s barcode and then store it in the app’s memory to add to future grocery lists.

-Equipped with the super-convenient ability to clip and print coupons.

-Sync your account with your store’s loyalty card and add your coupons directly to your store account.

Glaring glitches:

-Doesn’t tell you what’s on sale in other stores or offer any help with creating your menu for the week.


Out of Milk

Everyone hates running out of milk. This free app wants to make sure you never have to experience that inconvenience again! Out of Milk allows you to create a fun, interactive grocery list that makes shopping super-easy. It also lets you design to-do lists for other areas of your life outside grocery shopping.
Best Features:

– The Pantry List; Aptly named, this feature allows you to keep stock of what’s in your pantry and alert you when you’re running low on a food item or staple so you know when it’s time to restock. It’s like shopping with your pantry in your back pocket!

Glaring Glitches

-Has no added features for menu-planning, coupon-clipping or even comparison shopping.


Grocery Pal

Grocery Pal is the bargain shopper’s dream. The free app was designed to help you browse the latest sales and deals at your favorite supersized and midsized stores, allowing you to add on-sale items to your existing grocery list with an easy click. Grocery Pal is also adept at organizing your recipes and tracking the items in your pantry. It’s truly an all-in-one app!

Best Features:

-No more messy coupon-clipping! Grocery Pal not only allows you to browse the local sales, it will search for deals on the items on your list on its own, with no input or effort on your part.

Glaring Glitches:

-Grocery Pal will not allow you to scan a barcode and store an item in its memory for future lists.




How they stack up:


Your Turn: What’s your favorite grocery-list app? Tell us all about it in the comments!




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