Galentine's Day Ideas

We love Galentine’s Day! This February 13th celebrate your love of your lady friends by hosting your own Galentine's Day celebration.

Galentine's Day was introduced by NBC's Parks and Recreation and is all about ladies celebrating ladies and honors friendship between women. Grab a few of your besties and celebrate your friendship with a few of our ideas.


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SWEET INSPIRATION FOR A Galentine’s Day Valentine Brunch

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Surprise Them With Mini Flower Bouquets

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MORE IDEAS…

Get Pampered.
This is always a good idea! Treat yourself and your ladies to a spa day for a manicure, pedicure, facial or other luxurious treatment. This is a classic for a reason and be sure to do this while sipping on some champagne.

Have a Movie Date Night.
Get dressed up with your lovelies and head to the theatre. Order the large popcorn and soda, and pick your own favorite candy knowing you won’t have to share ;)

Plan a Staycation.
Rent a hotel room in your local city or at a spa resort with your besties or your mom. Treat yourself to a spa treatment, order room service, stay cozy in bathrobes and lounge around chatting the night away.

Have an Ice Cream Social .
You can head to your favourite ice cream shop or host a night in complete with toppings, cones and sundae-making bar.

Plan a Wine Tasting.
A wine tasting is a fun way to try new flavors and catch up with your gal pals. Choose a nearby winery or a restaurant with a great selection of wines, and be sure to book in advance.

Attend a Theatre Show.
Plan ahead and make reservations at a gorgeous restaurant first and then take in some culture by taking in a play, ballet or symphony.

xxo

Lifestyle Changes for Happy + Healthy Living

Five Part Series : Part One

Each day should be celebrated and small lifestyle changes can make a difference in your life. Start by practicing gratitude - be grateful for what and who surrounds you and try to see the positives in situations.

Here is part one of our Lifestyle Changes Series that will hopefully inspire you xxo

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1. Drink more water.
We love infusing fruit into our water in addition to herbs. It looks pretty and tastes so yummy!

2. Don’t skip breakfast.
You will be less likely to binge or have low energy levels mid-morning. You can prep the night before (overnight oats or smoothie) or simply pop some toast in and make a cream cheese sandwich to-go.

3. Eat a Healthy Snack.
Our favourite snack for either morning or afternoon includes berries and almonds.

4. Take Omega-3. 
Omega 3 fatty acids have been proven to improve mood and alleviate depression. 

5. Drink herbal tea.
In the evening after dinner, make yourself a cup of herbal tea such as peppermint or chamomile. Give yourself some tea time and just enjoy the moment.

Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles for Christmas Morning

Wake up, pop into the oven and smell the goodness baking! Enjoy a delicious warm breakfast on Christmas morning without making a big mess - you'll be able to relax with your cup of coffee and enjoy the beauty of the morning.

We have put together a list of yummy Christmas breakfast casseroles that you will love. xxo, Merry Christmas.

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Christmas Love List

It's the most wonderful time of the year! We love Christmas and we have put together a list of things we love to do - and hope you will too this season! xxo, Merry Christmas


❄ Make your home smell like Christmas with a few simple ingredients!

We found a great DIY from Pip Ebby

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❤ Have a pajama day!

Keep your pj's on or change into a pair of new ones you bought especially for the day. Then feast on a breakfast casserole (prep night before). Bake sugar cookies, do Christmas crafts, and even have a movie marathon! Whatever you do, the day will be filled with lots of beautiful memories, love and laughter in your cozy comfy pj's. ❄

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❤ sip on some homemade cocoa 

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❤ Pick a special family ornament for the year ❄

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❤ Make and decorate gingerbread houses or cookies while listening to Christmas music ❄

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❤ Have a Christmas movie marathon complete with cozy blankets and popcorn. On our movie list: It’s a Wonderful Life. Elf. A Christmas Story. Home Alone . Miracle on 34th Street ❄

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❤ Host a cookie-baking party. ❄

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Free Christmas Printables

We love printables for the holidays because they are fun to use (who doesn't love colouring?!), keep you organized and make home decorating so simple.

We have curated some of our favorite Christmas prints and template printables below. Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS from Yellow Bliss Road

COLOURING PATTERNS from ColoringHome.com

LARGE CHRISTMAS PRINTS from Landeelu

Random Acts of Christmas Kindness from Baton Rouge Moms

CHRISTMAS PLANNER from Yellow Bliss Road

AND HIS NAME WILL BE CALLED from Hearts and Sharts

SANTA LETTERS FOR KIDS from Mom Luck

‘TIS THE SEASON from On Sutton Place