Maybe your feet are just sick and freaking tired of heels. Whatever your reasoning for wanting to stay in — own it. Boozing optional. Whether you and your girlfriends have been friends for ages, or just recently started hanging out, sharing memories and stories from the past can bring you together and leave you in a fit of giggles at how crazy you were when you were younger. Watch a chick flick, because honestly nothing beats lazy, snuggling, popcorn-eating movie nights. There are a zillion different love movies, comedies, scary movies, etc. Need inspiration?
Check this list. Find something you all can agree on and put your feet up. Try one of those Pinterest recipes. The options on Pinterest are literally endless, and who better to attempt and probably fail with than your girlfriends? Have a spa night. Complete with the sliced cucumbers over the eyes, have a full on nail painting, calming music, bubble baths, and face masks. Because sometimes you just need to rejuvenate and restart. Do something crafty.
Make decorations for your apartment, a homemade gift for a family member, start scrapbooking, paint, draw, color. Take night to just zone out on an artsy project. Make chocolate fondue in the crockpot.
All you need is a crockpot, a Pinterest recipe, chocolate, fruit, and an empty stomach. Build a pillow fort. Make healthy milkshakes. Substitute heavy ice cream for Halo Top, vanilla soy milk, or frozen bananas. Use fresh fruit and add protein if you want an even healthier boost. Or disregard and just have a damn treat. Set up a movie outside on the lawn.
Set up a screen or white bed sheet outside and project a movie against a wall or flat standing surface. Make dinner from scratch. Or as scratch as possible.
Foodie fun girls night ideas
Have a board game marathon. When was the last time you finished a game of Monopoly…like probably never, right?
Take a trip down memory lane and play all the games of your childhood. Give each other makeovers. Raid each others closets, do each others hair, and spend the night tweezing eyebrows, trying funky eyeliner colors, and feeling pretty. Play truth or dare.
Okay, when was the last time you played truth or dare? Share your favorite, most embarrassing, and funniest memories. Host your own dance party. Do a clothing swap.
Sometimes a new wardrobe can change your entire self-image. Binge watch scary movies. Need ideas? Check this list of some good ones on Netflix. Have a book club night.
Spend a night prepping for the week by cooking and preparing lunches or freezer meals for the future. Sing karaoke. Who needs the crazy bar scene and the drunken half-shouting into the crappy microphone when you can do all of that at home with more fun and less stress? Maybe not the let loose, chill out type of girls night in, but a valuable one nonetheless.
Mixology and wine girls night ideas
The week can be too busy sometimes, take this time with your friends to catch up on all that you might have missed. Watch and attempt something from a YouTube tutorial. Have a photoshoot. Sometimes you just need a new FB picture, okay? Get all glammed up and stage the perfect shot of you, of you both, of you and your pupper, of a cute craft or recipe you just made.
Because not only is this fun, but it gets your body moving esp. Record a hilarious YouTube video for absolutely no reason. Dancing, singing, parading around the kitchen like a weirdo — whatever floats your boat. And I dare you to share it. These words are for us all. Beyond Worthyby Jacqueline Whitney. You may unsubscribe at any time. Marisa Donnelly is a poet and author of the book, Somewhere on a Highwayavailable here. More From Thought Catalog. Get our newsletter every Friday! You're in! See you Friday.
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