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Your Guide to Galentine’s Day

Ditch the romance this February and show some love to your gal pals instead. This guide walks you through a delicious ladies' night from brunch to cocktails and everything in between!
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What’s Galentine’s Day?

It’s only the best day of the year! As the great and wonderful Leslie Knope famously said, it’s all about ladies celebrating ladies. Gather your best girlfriends around and make a toast to the magic that is your beautiful friendship. Follow our guide for the perfect Galentine’s Day!

Let's Brunch!

Who doesn’t love a good brunch? Start your Galentine’s Day celebrations right by inviting your gal pals over for a fancy brunch and enjoy a spread complete with an Easy Breakfast Frittata, Strawberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast, and the world's Fluffiest Pancakes. Wash it all down with these beautiful Rainbow Smoothies.

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Easy Breakfast Frittata

Messy Kitchen Happy Belly

Here’s a great breakfast idea for mornings with friends and family. This frittata comes together quickly and is packed full of flavor (and veggies)!

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Strawberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast

Live Eat Learn

Turn your usual Saturday breakfast into something deliciously out of the ordinary with this Strawberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast.

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The Fluffiest Pancakes

Aaron Ayotte

These really are the softest, fluffiest pancakes you can imagine.

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Rainbow Smoothie

Sweet and Savory by Shinee

This colorful Rainbow Smoothie is not only fun to look at...it’s also absolutely delicious to drink!

Spa Day

Treat yo self to a spa day! You’ve just had a huge, filling brunch so you have to relax a bit, right? Chill out, paint your nails, do your hair, and, if you have some strawberries leftover from brunch, you can snack on these Confetti Dipped Strawberries.

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Confetti Dipped Strawberries

Step Stool Chef

This recipe for Confetti Dipped Strawberries just makes strawberries even more fun to eat. Perfect for young chefs!

Finger Food

Make your Galentine’s Day themed by getting all your girlfriends to dress up as their favorite feminist icons. You can even turn it into a photo shoot! While you’re not posing in front of the camera, power up on snacks like these Brownie Cheesecake Bites or this Flavored Popcorn.

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Brownie Cheesecake Bites

DrizzleMeSkinny

Valentine's Day and cheesecake just go hand in hand, right? These Brownie Cheesecake Bites are absolutely delicious, so go ahead and indulge in a little cheesecake love!

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Flavored Popcorn

Well Worn Fork

Host an old-fashioned movie and whip up a batch of one of these snacks.

Cocktails and Karaoke

In the evening, host a karaoke session and belt out all your favorite anthems by female artists, whether it’s Beyonce, Adele, or some classic Blondie or Whitney Houston. Prepare a few drinks, like this Cherry Blossom Cocktail or Elderflower and Rose Champagne Cocktail, to get everyone singing!

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Cherry Blossom Cocktail

Love Happy Hour

This gorgeous Cherry Blossom Cocktail was inspired by one of the most beautifully filmed movies, Memoirs of a Geisha.

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Elderflower and Rose Champagne Cocktail

By Gabriella

A summery, sweet, and floral cocktail with just two ingredients!

Make Every Day Galentine's Day

Never forget to always put your ladies first! Who could possibly be more supportive, non-judgemental, loving, kind, and caring than your best girlfriends?

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