Sweeties, you may have heard of it but we are here today to explain some more! Galentine’s Day is an unmarked, unofficial holiday that takes place the day before Valentine’s Day AND is gaining more and more momentum over the years. When February 13th comes rollin ‘round, that’s the time to celebrate your best gal pals and enjoy “Galentine’s Day”!
The day is a special day for ladies celebrating ladies and friends celebrating friends! The beauty of this beloved day is there are no traditions, or set rules to follow. You may be askin’, “Well, how do I celebrate with my friends?” Well Sweeties, it can be celebrated however ya like! But we have some simple ideas on how to celebrate Galentine’s Day with friends both new and old! Ready? Let’s get to it!
Y’all know that we looove crafting! Cute gifts hand made by you is an oh-so-special way to tell your friends that you care. Add a personal touch so they will always think of you and your friendship together-aww! The crafting ideas are endless! Here are some crafting ideas:
- Decorate a picture frame with a photo of your friends.
- Hand make a card with a sweet n’ special message.
- If you are feeling extra creative, make a piece of jewelry
- Fill up a mason jar with 100 reasons why you love them!
Host a Brunch:
Show off your cooking or baking skills and have all your girlfriends gathered around the table! Brunchin’ brings warm home cookin’ and great conversation together. Make it a no cell phone policy, and ask your guests to disconnect for a few hours! Lay out a lace table cloth, fill vases with freshly cut flowers, invite your best friends, and you have yourself a wonderful Galentine’s Day brunch! Don’t forget the yummy food too. Some of our brunch favorites include:
- Eggs Benedict
- Asparagus, tomatoes & goat cheese frittata
- Blueberry baked French toast
- Sweet Potato Muffins
- Fresh fruit salad
Sweet Tip!: Put together a sweet tea bar with all of the Southern Breeze Sweet Tea flavors! Add your favorite garnishes like lemons, berries, and mint, fun straws, and keep the mason jars filled with Southern Breeze Sweet Tea!
Get All Gussied up:
What a great excuse to get all dressed up for a night on the town! Gather the girls that evening and put on your Sunday best for a night on the town! Have some fun and set a theme on how to dress: like Southern belle or dress as your favorite movie star! Plan ahead and go out n’ bout with your best friends! Stumped on where to go? We’re thinkin’:
- See the latest movie in theaters
- Visit a local tea room
- See a local play
- Go to a concert
- Visit an art gallery or museum
- Meet at a local park for a picnic if the weather is pleasant!
- Or get dressed to have a movie night at home!
There you have it! Remember, there are no rules or guidelines to celebrate this special day! Make it your own and make it special to your girl friends! Tell us Sweeties, will you be celebrating Galentine’s Day this year? We’d love to hear your plans in the comments below! Happy Galentine’s Day, Sweeties!