Whether or not you love Valentine’s Day, on February 13 we like to celebrate something else: our bestest gal pals. Galentine’s Day, made popular by Parks and Recs’ main character Leslie Knope, is a day to celebrate your lady friends. “Ovaries before brovaries. Uteruses before duderuses.”

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As Knope puts it, “Galentine’s Day? Oh it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast style! Ladies celebrating ladies.”

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So why not grab your girlfriends and celebrate each other? We’ve rounded up some great DIYs for your own Galentine’s festivities:

- Host a brunch and let everyone show off their favorite dishes.
- Paint the town in your best pink or red outfits and have a Girls' Night Out!
- Have a craft night! Nothing screams friendship more than beaded and macrame bracelets.
- Kick it old school and host a sleepover!
- Bring your best makeup and give each other silly makeovers, or give that newest trend a whirl.
- Decide what everyone's spirit animal would be.
- Live tweet your favorite girlfriend movies like Legally BlondNow and Then, and Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
- Clothes swap! Someone could give your old clothes new life.
- Read your old letters and diaries to each other.

Have a Cheeky Galentine's Day Party with our Cheeky Party pink and red packs! Shop our collection at www.target.com/cheeky. Photo by Sara Schmutz of Confetti Sunshine.

And don't forget tasty snacks and drinks! Our pink, white, and red party packs are perfect for your Galentine's Day celebrations. Even better - when you buy one pack, we give one meal through our partnership with Feeding America. Now that's a cause for celebration! Shop our collection at Target!

Have a Cheeky Galentine's Day Party with our Cheeky Party pink and red packs! Shop our collection at www.target.com/cheeky.

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And don't forget to #treatyoself!

Photography by Sara Schmutz of Confetti Sunshine