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BFF's Guide to Galentine's Day!

BFF's Guide to Galentine's Day!

In case you didn't hear, Valentine's Day is this Sunday, the 14th. Now I'm not one of these Holiday Haters who want to boycottt V-Day. I see it as a special day where you can totally commit yourself to the people you love in your life whether its an Other Half or just your mates, we love em all! I'm going to share with you my guide to Galentine's day!

Today's post is a shout out to all my BFF gal pals out there. Why don't we have a day to celebrate your glorious mates?! I dunno. While I'll be spending Valentine's munching pancakes with my Boo (oh!) I'll also be making sure my friends know how much they mean to me too. Let's be honest here, how many times have your friend had your back when it comes to relationships? A round of applause for my ladies please! 

So anyway, I invite you to celebrate Galentine's Day! The word on the internertzz is your supposed to celebrate Galentine's day on the 13th? But you squeeze it in whenever, even the 15th! (um hello? discounted heart chocolates?!)

Grace and Serendipity

Grace and Serendipity

THE GIFT OF GIVING

Prezzies aren't and essential but we sure love em! Why not chip in on an experience instead? whether you all put money into the kitty for an amazing take-away or have a DIY at home pamper sesh using up those Green Tea bags no one drinks. If you are going to spend money on each other be sure to communicate it well so no-on feels in a pinch or left out. Want to really mark the day? Why not toast each other in this super cute Galentine's mug from Megan Padovano Designs? I'll drink to that! 

GET ALL SENTIMENTAL

Let's get all soppy over some old pictures and stories. Why not get real personal and write a card? A few I've pictured in this post are made with the same love and care as you have for your chum. These two card are from Kristin's Esty shopGrace and Serendipity and Olivia's Etsy shop, Atiliay. Save the hassle of handmade cards to these pros!

Atiliay

Atiliay

SET THE SCENE

Whether it's a night out on the town or Netflix and Chill BFF Edition fill your hope with love! That's right, why not go all out with the decorations? Besides with decor as cute as this gold foil print from Grace and Serendipity you can keep it on display all year round. Who wouldn't want be surrounded with love 24/7? Opt for some adorable heart garlands or basically anything pink and fluffy. 

Grace and Serendipity

Grace and Serendipity

FOOD FOR FUN

I love food and I will never pass up an opportunity to enjoy some comical themed food. It's time to dash out and get some red food colouring, heart-shape cookie cutters and basically any red, pink or heart-shaped food you can find. Pinterest is great for finding some amazing yet simple recipes. But when it comes to a girls night, sustenance should come soley from Pizza, Popcorn, Chocolate and Ice Cream. A huge Pizza Addict myself, I'll be giving my (very lucky) BoyF a bouquet of Pizza Roses.

Pizza Rose

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So there you have a few tips and tricks to help you have a very special Galentine's Day with your BFF. Maybe you're having a more traditional day and spending it with your Significant Other! Why not share your plans in the comments below to inspire (or make incredibly jealous) others. What ever you get up to and who ever it's with, I hope you have a fun, happy and safe time celebrating! 

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