3 Amazing Apps for iPhone Users

iphone appsThere are many apps out there for the iPhone, with user favorites such social media apps like Facebook and Twitter leading the way. However, there are many out there that are just as useful and amazing as the aforementioned apps but are virtually unknown. If you’ve always wanted to fill your iPhone with useful apps but are too busy to browse the plethora of apps available at the App Store, here are some of the best ones that seem to never make “the best of” lists but bring great functionality to your smartgadget.

FileThis

Do you view your utility bills via your trusty smartphone? If you do, you’ll love FileThis. This app allows you to gather and organize online statements and other documents that your credit card or insurance company mails you. The app smartly converts these documents to text-searchable PDF files and delivers it to the cloud service of your choice. With FileThis, you can always review your statements with ease. You will also never lose files even if you happen to misplace your phone since they’ll be stored in cloud.

SitOrSquat

When you travel to a non-English speaking country, don’t you just hate it when you can’t easily ask a trivial question like where the toilet is? SitorSquat is the world’s most convenient app for locating nearby toilets. Currently, the app has over 65,000 registered toilets worldwide and the database is still growing thanks to a dedicated community that helps update SitOrSquat regularly.

SnapGuide

Sometimes, learning how to do a certain task can be difficult if you just read text instructions. With SnapGuide, however, DIY guides are made easy. The app is filled with how-to guides for everything from art to food, and each is illustrated with detailed steps. It’s a great app to have around at all times, especially if you’re a bit of a DIY fan. Users can create guides of their own to share with the community.

Smartphones are quite possibly the fastest growing industry in the world, and it isn’t too surprising given the scope of people who use them now. According to the company that manages the entertainment site Pocket Fruity, mobile sales are expected to surpass $40 billion in 2015 so we will probably see more apps in the future that revolutionize the way we see things in every part of our lives.

Do you use a less than popular app that you feels is underappreciated? Share it with us in the comments section!

Father’s Day With Baylis & Harding

father's day giftBaylis & Harding have a lovely range to choose from if you want to buy yourself a little treat, but they have gift shopping sussed too with their lovely gift set ranges.  This Father’s Day is no exception with this sleek SPORT Trio of Treats Gift Set contains a Hair & Body Wash, Shower Gel and Aftershave Balm, in the fresh and zesty Citrus Lime & Mint fragrance.  Available now from both Asda and Tesco, priced at £7.50 (rrp), which I think that’s excellent value and the set looks like it would cost more.

If you’d like to win a set, Baylis & Harding have offered us a set to give away to readers of A Little Luxury For Me.  You can enter via the Gleam widget below.

Competition Terms and Conditions
1. No bulk, third-party or automated entries.

2. Entrants must be UK residents aged 18 years or older.

3. The winners will be chosen by a random draw.

4. The winner will be notified by email and will have a week to claim their prize. Should they fail to respond within this time, an alternative winner will be selected.

5. Promoter is responsible for fulfilling the prize and full contact details of the winner will be passed onto the promoter.

6. Competition closes on 11 June 2015.
Baylis Father’s Day Little Luxury

Food Gusto at Ashby-de-la-Zouch

cake at food gustoAt the weekend we went to Food Gusto at Ashby-de-la-Zouch.The venue was the town’s historic Bath Grounds and there was a good crowd in attendance. Entrance was £1 per over 15 year old.  There was quite a selection of stalls to browse around, some of whom were familiar from the regular farmers’ markets held in Ashby, but others were new to the mix.

Food GustoI loved that there was a wide choice of stalls and produce on offer, often with more than one type of each stall.  So you could buy picture perfect cup cakes if that’s your thing or more rustic (more generous) slices and buns. Don’t those Battenburg slices look amazing?

choice of breads

There was a fabulous looking deli store from North’s, the resident purveyor of all things baked in Ashby.  They had a lovely range of savoury and sweet treats to tempt you.

sweets farmers market stallThere were a wide range of pies from Brocklebys,.  We tried a couple of these and found the Chicken one a little bland, but Summer Isle Salmon Pie was very tasty. One thing that was missing was a proper butcher’s stall.  There was one stand selling burgers and sausages which they were cooking and you could buy some sausages to take home, but there wasn’t a traditional butchers, which was a shame given the wide range of produce available.  dog biscuits farmers market

As well as food (and drink) stands that you’d expect, there were a number of community stands too, so there was something there for all the family.  Luckily we won a bottle of wine on one stall, as you can imagine we came home pleased.  There were even treats to be had for the family pooch with The Doggy Cookie Company on hand.

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