How to Throw the Ultimate Galentine’s Day Party
It’s that time of year again–love is in the air. Whether you’re single, taken, or it’s complicated, there’s one thing about this holiday every lady can celebrate: your girl friends. Galentine’s Day is all about honoring those special ladies in your life who help you through the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Here’s how you can throw a great party and make them feel special.
Choose a Theme
We ladies are so strapped for time these days with work, family obligations, and our never-ending to do lists. Let your Galentine’s Day party serve as an excuse to get dressed up by choosing a fun theme everyone can get behind. It doesn’t have to be super complicated or costumey. Here are some ideas that are sure to be a smash:
- On Wednesdays We Wear Pink – Inspired by Mean Girls, make this Wednesday night soiree a nod to trust falls in the gym and, of course, all pink everything.
- Roses and Bubbly – Are most of your friends sans Valentine’s Day plans? Give them a “romantic” Saturday night with the fixings of a traditional V-Day.
- Bachelorettes in Paradise – Think palm trees, flamingoes, and tiki drinks, as you beat the winter cold at a tropical brunch.
Skip the Man Bashing
Galentine’s Day is about celebrating the females in your life. Don’t make it about burning the ghosts of boyfriends past in a garbage fire. Instead, focus on the positive: your relationships with each other.
Which leads us to…
Don’t Shy Away from the Emotions
Your friends are awesome. This is obviously why you’ve chosen them to be in your life. Take Galentine’s Day as an opportunity to gush on them. Write them a card, print out a special photo right from your phone at CVS, or share a favorite memory with the group. Or if you’re feeling particularly crafty, you can make individual scrapbooks for everyone. You know, whatever works. They’re going to love the thought, and you’ll love making them feel good.
Let Them Eat Cake
No ladies night (or day) is complete without sweets and cocktails. Fortunately for you, Arctic Buzz has you covered on both ends. With a whole lotta sweet and just the right about of buzz, you don’t need to worry about anyone getting sloppy.
Once you have your theme set, it will be easy to choose your flavors. Get creative with your pairings and presentation, by trying out some ice cream recipes and subbing in Arctic Buzz. Think ice cream sandwiches (great to make ahead), champagne floats, or a sundae bar. What’s not to love?