Since it debuted six years ago on Parks and Recreation, Galentine’s Day has become firmly established now as the holiday to celebrate those you love, who are not your lover. Whether that be sister, mom, or bestie — she’s the Leslie Knope to your Ann Perkins. It’s a great time to show your love by making something thoughtful. If you are running out of time or inspiration, we’ve got you covered, with these Galentine’s Day printables, featuring P+R maxims.
Galentine’s Day is not just for singletons. It’s an opportunity for all gals to celebrate our friendships with other gals, plural. Say you’ve got more than one gal pal, then we’re talking par-tay! From eats and drinks to bling and photo props, here are 10 Galentine’s Day essentials that will make this February 13th celebration memorable for you and your BFFs. If your shindig is a daytime party, here are 9 tips for hosting the perfect Galentine’s Day brunch. If you are looking for some Galentine’s Day post-party entertainment, look no further than Netflix. While Valentine’s Day movies are all about romance, Galentine’s Day films will celebrate female friendships. Re-screen some your all-time favorite chick flicks, like Thelma and Louise, Clueless, Bridget Jones and Bridesmaids. Or stream a favorite-ever series, like My So-Called Life or Gilmore Girls. Or maybe there’s a new series that most of you haven’t seen yet, such as Jessica Jones, which features a strong gal-pal duo who, literally, save each other’s life.
If you are looking for an activity that’s more personalized, but you are at a loss for ideas, here are 12 Galentine’s activities based on your zodiac sign. Does it surprise you that Scorpios want to hit a museum and Sagittarius a spa, while Virgo prefers to stay put and play Cards Against Humanity? Hah. Check out what’s in store for your sign — and your bestie’s.
Do the activities-by-zodiac ring true to you? Tweet us how your sign likes to celebrates Galentine’s at @BritandCo!