6 Galentine's Day Ideas You And Your Best Girlfriends Need To Try

6 Galentine's Day Ideas You And Your Best Girlfriends Need To Try

Because your girlfriends will never disappoint you the way men do.

Remember the old days in elementary school when everyone in your class was your Valentine, and you didn't need a partner to celebrate the cutest holiday of the year? I do, too. I love everything about Valentine's Day. Red roses? Yes, please. Pink everything? My perfect world. All-things love and all-you-can-eat chocolate? Sign me up.

Yet as we've grown up, this holiday has inevitably become more about how much junk food we can consume in our sweatpants with the company of Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks than about celebrating love.

But love is amazing, and Valentine's Day is adorable, and just because you're thinking about your ex, doesn't mean you should be deprived of enjoying yourself this Valentine's Day.

So here are six ways to celebrate Galentine's Day with your favorite girlfriends this February because we don't need men ever and we especially don't need them to enjoy this holiday.

1. Throw a vision board making party.

If one of your 2018 goals was to become a better person, then this one is for you. Gather your favorite magazines and craft supplies, put on your feel-good tracks, and make some vision boards with your fellow #girlbosses because why worry about your ex when you can be working on yourself instead?

2. Check out a cute brunch spot.

Make some brunch plans at the local cute café and catch up with your favorite ladies because nothing fuels the soul better than some mimosas, overpriced avocado toast, and quality conversations. (It just-so-happens to be a plus that brunch is the best place to stock up on those killers Instagram photos.)

3. Go dancing!

Paint the town red with your girls this Galentine's Day. The one thing that can reliably make you feel instantly better about life is hitting the club. Dance until you sweat off your makeup and sing along to your favorite trap songs until your ears start ringing and have pure, uninhibited fun.

4. Treat yo self!

Pampering yourself works wonders on your confidence and mood. Book a Drybar party. Get matching mani-pedis. Touch up on your airbrush tans. Then go out and shop some local boutiques and grab an iced coffee. Do any and everything that will make you feel beautiful and happy because you deserve it, and a lil blowout never killed nobody.

5. Go out to a fancy dinner.

Slip on your favorite heels, put on that dress you bought on a whim because it was so beautiful, and hit up that classy Italian restaurant with your girls because pasta will never let you down the way men do.

6. Throw it back to the old days and have a slumber party!

Throw on your comfiest oversized flannel or matching loungewear set, order too much pizza, grab gallons of ice cream, and put on your beloved #girlpower movies. Some recommendations from yours truly? John Tucker Must Die, Sex and the City 1 & 2, and Clueless. Dance wildly to your favorite throwback tunes and have meaningful conversations. Be present with the women in your life who inspire you and bring you joy.

As cliché as it is, at the end of the day, boys are temporary, and it is so much more important to invest your energy in the friendships that empower and better you. This Galentine's Day, take back control and fill up your calendar with activities that ignite and fulfill you. Ladies, it's time to have the Valentine's Day we know we deserve.

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10 Bible Verses For Thanksgiving

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The Thanksgiving season is a time we spend with our loved ones giving thanks for the blessings we are given. Here are 20 Bible verses that remind us of what Thanksgiving is all about:

1) 1 Chronicles 16:34

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.

2) Colossians 3:15-17

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

3) Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

4) Psalm 30:12

That my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you forever!

5) Isaiah 12:4-5

And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. “Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.

6) Hebrews 12:28-29

Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.

7) Jonah 2:9

But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving. That which I have vowed I will pay Salvation is from the Lord."

8) 1 Timothy 4:4-5

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, if it is received with gratitude; for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer.

9) Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, And with my song I shall thank Him.

10) Psalm 100:4

Enter His gates with thanksgiving, And His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him; bless His name.

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Autumn Is Obviously The Best Season For These 10 Reasons

10. You can gain a few pounds without anyone noticing. Thanks baggy clothes!


Some people like summer and some people like the winter. But autumn the best season of them all (in my opinion), is never given as much credit as it should be.

While my birthday is in the fall time, I am not a biased source. This season is genuinely the best of all the seasons and here are ten reasons why it is so great.

1. It has two names: fall and autumn.


No other season can say that!

2. Pumpkin spice flavored EVERYTHING!


Haters, you need to try something pumpkin spice before you knock it. This delicious flavor makes me think of the holidays and brings happiness to all who consumes it!

3. Football season happens.

Whether or not you are a big sports fan, most Americans were raised to at least know what football is. If you went to a school with a football team, you know just how big of a deal football is to your school and community.

Plus, football games are a fun way to hangout with friends and to drink hot cocoa.

4. The weather is literally perfect.


It's not too hot. You don't go outside and feel like your face is falling off from the heat.

It's also not too cold. You won't worry about frostbite, even without wearing a jacket.

5. Professional photos always look amazing with the colorful leaves!


Who doesn't love photos in the yellow, orange, red, green, and brown falling leaves?

6. You can go on the cutest dates.


Whether you want to take your partner to pick apples at an apple orchard, carve pumpkins at home, or cuddle together on a haunted hayride, this season is a romantic and fun-filled!

7. There are so many holidays!


The first major holiday of the season, and my person favorite, is Halloween where you get tons of candy. Then about a month later is Thanksgiving with the yummy homemade food!

8. November is a common birth month = Infinite birthday cake.


I was born in November, as was my father and his father. Not to mention many members of my family, my boss, and other coworkers. This just seems to be a month for having babies! So you will be getting a lot of birthday treats!

9. Stores prepping for the winter holidays means great deals!


In the autumn, you get Black Friday shopping and other discounts throughout the months! Stores know people Christmas shop early so they get the discounts ready.

10. You can gain a few pounds without anyone noticing.


Before I explain, let me tell you that you should not give a shit if you gain a few pounds. But if you are like me, and are a bit insecure about your body, fall is a great time to feel confident in yourself while still looking cute and put-together!

So you see, autumn is, by far, the best season of them all. With multiple holidays, candy and homemade foods, and the perfect weather, who could not like this season?

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