Nova launcher, Beautiful widgets 4x2 clock and weather, simple calendar widget, battery disc(push ads, I'm rooted, so I just have Android Firewall to block network access for it), and I'm running a custom ROM(Rootbox) that allows for themes. The theme is Crystal 2.
And you can set direct dial shortcuts and navigation points on your home screen just long press a blank spot on your home screen and pick shortcut.
(VZW) Galaxy Nexus. Nexus 7.
& Casio G'zOne Commando - I just use this as a game system and waterproof camera
I love this script ==> V6 SuperCharger