Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

Have you heard of the Walmart Ice Cream widget?

January 22nd, 2010

Walmart has an Ice Cream Social widget that allows you to plan an entire party geared towards an Ice Cream Social.

You’re probably thinking “Who cares…its cold outside!” and that’s true. However, it won’t always be cold and an ice cream social can be a fun time.

The widget:

This widget offers far more functionality and usefulness than the average widget. You can search for creative, ice cream related recipes…and print them in recipe card sizes or even full page format.

Create an invitation for your guests via and start this process right in the widget.

You can see a weather forecast based on your zip code. Knowing what the weather is going to be like can make or break a party.

There is even a shopping list feature where you can create and print out your shopping requirements for the party.

The shopping list feature also offers the ability to email or SMS text a list to guests telling them to bring something to share. (Only 160 characters permitted)

Where can I put this widget? Just about anywhere…here’s the list.

This is really a feature rich widget. I would like to see more brands offer functionality such as this.

Get the Walmart Ice Cream Social widget. from gigya.

Growing baby widget from

May 28th, 2008

Expecting parents can easily track the growth progress of their baby has created a widget that allows you to track the growth of your unborn babies and also babies that have arrived. The widget also includes a button that links to detailed information about every specific stage of your baby’s development. Also included are tips on improving yours and the baby’s experience.
babyzone appears to be a great resource

some details:
The web version of this widget uses Flash programing. This is great because most blogs and customizable social pages allow embeds that use Flash. indicates that there is a desktop version of this widget but they require you to sign up with email and a password just to get the widget. says:

“Add this widget to get weekly, personalized pregnancy and baby updates delivered straight to your desktop or favorite webpage! Your Growing Baby Widget tracks the growth of your baby or baby-to-be with the most relevant—and fun!—information from pertaining to your stage of pregnancy or parenthood. Plus, you can add this tool to your own webpage, blog, MySpace or Facebook profiles, Google homepage, and many other places on- and offline. Click on the “Get This Widget” button now to grab it.”

get the growingbaby widget

I believe is a property. also offers other widgets that are somewhat family oriented.

craft finder widget

“Need some family fun ideas? Check out the Kaboose Crafts Finder widget, and you’ll never be stuck for kid-friendly craft ideas again. Put this widget on your desktop, favorite webpage, or blog. Click on the “Get This Widget” button to get started.”

recipe finder widget

“Don’t know what you’re cooking for dinner tonight? We’ve got recipes! Family meal ideas are easy with the Recipe Finder widget. Put this widget on your desktop, favorite webpage, or blog. Click on the “Get This Widget” button to get started.” widgets

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