Galentine’s day is on the 13th of February, it is a day dedicated to celebrating your friendships with your gals! It does not matter whether you have a valentine or not, valentines may come and go but friends are always there. So, get your gals together and plan a wholesome day to cherish your friendships. Below are 10 ideas to help you plan your Galentines.
1. BE CREATIVE
Plan a day with your gals which revolves around being creative together, for example, go pottery painting, jewellery making, baking, candle making etc. Find an activity that you all love or want to try and have a go!
2. HAVE A SPA DAY
Whether this is going to a spa is simply staying in and creating your own, this is a lovely way to unwind and relax with your girlies and it is the ultimate form of self-care. This could include making face masks from scratch, painting each other’s nails, using a hair mask etc. This will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.
3. BOOK AN AFTERNOON TEA
This is always a very wholesome activity to do with your friends, dress up and catch up over tea and scones.
4. HAVE A DINNER PARTY
Base Galentines evening around a nice meal with all your gals. Each friend can prepare a course, perhaps accompanying this with a drink also. Make it pretty – get the fairy lights on, lay the table, light the candles – and dress up!
5. DO A SECRET GALENTINES
Pick names out of a hat and write a card to one of your friends, including all your favourite things about them. It is a lovely way to show how much your care for them.
6. HAVE A COCKTAIL/MOCKTAIL NIGHT
Buy a cocktail shaker and make a variety of drinks for you and your friends, whether these are cocktails or mocktails it is a fun activity to try with your gals.
7. GO OUTDOORS
Have a picnic, go on a bike ride adventure, go on a walk to watch the sunset, or spend the day at a beach or a park. These activities are so simple but will create such lovely memories.
8. HAVE A MOVIE NIGHT
Get all your friends to put their favourite films into a hat and pick one. Ensure you have popcorn, blankets, hot chocolates, and pyjamas on and enjoy a cosy evening with your gals.
9. BUY FLOWERS
Buy a bunch of flowers and give one to each of your friends, including yourself. It is something that everyone loves to receive and will brighten up their day.
10. HAVE A GAMES NIGHT
Get competitive with a night full of games, such as charades, monopoly, card games etc. It is a fun way to relax and have a laugh with your friends.
Whatever it is that you decide to do on Galentine’s day, ensure you treat yourself and your friends, and most importantly – enjoy each other’s company ♥️