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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but what you may not know is that thanks to modern-day traditions, it’s also cool to spend a special day with the very best girlfriends in your life – Hello, Galentine’s Day!

And lucky for you, we’re sharing some fun and affordable gift ideas, too!

What is Galentine’s Day?

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Galentine’s Day was originated on the TV show Parks and Rec back in 2010. By the show’s definition, Galentine’s Day is celebrated by women who share a deeply connected friendship.

As Leslie Knope would say from Parks and Rec, “Oh it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies.”

When is Galentine’s Day?

Galentine’s Day is on February 13, 2020, and falls on the 13th of February every year. Easy way to remember? It’s always the day before Valentine’s Day!

Here are some affordable Galentine’s Day gift ideas:

1. Wine flavored cotton candy

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Buy a similar tub on Vat19 $5

  • Or in-stores only at Target for just $2.99!

What better way to say “cheers” to this special holiday than with some Prosecco cotton candy! You can find this in Target stores or online at Amazon, though we found a similar product for less on Vat19. Either way, it’s time to raise a glass…er…hunk of cotton candy!

2. A ruby red candle

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Candles are great to have around the house, and even better when you gift it. Now all your girlfriends will be reminded of you every time they light it! Plus, when the wax is all gone, they can use the beautiful glass jar for something else!

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If the Rose Petal and Macaroon scent isn’t quite what you’re looking for, Target has plenty of other options that are sure to make your heart skip. 💓

3. Beautiful flowers

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Trader Joe’s is one of my most favorite places to grab some last-minute flowers and what girl wouldn’t want to receive flowers on Galentine’s Day?! You can scoop up these adorable potted flowers that will actually last – starting at just $1.99 or they have tons of other options ranging from tulips to succulents!

Can’t make it to the store? You can find adorable mini succulents from Succulent Studios and score 2 of the plants for only $8 shipped!

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And if you’d like to keep things traditional on Galentine’s Day, Trader Joe’s has plenty of affordable rose bouquets too, which are just $6.99!

Hip Tip: If you’re looking to splurge on a really special gift for someone, check out Collin’s fave place to buy houseplants online!

4. Sugarfix dangle earrings

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The entire line of Sugarfix earrings at Target has got some cute and fashionable options. Better yet, there are quite a few styles that fit perfectly for Galentine’s Day like these hot lips drop earrings.

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Or we’ve also got our eyes on these fun gummy bear earrings that look just like real gummies. And if you want to get something a little different for all your girls, they also have these LOVE drop earrings that will really make your friendship shine. 🤗

5. A sweet gag gift

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If the friends you’re spending Galentine’s Day with are your besties, chances are they have a great sense of humor like yourself. And if one or two of your girls are still out there looking for the perfect guy… Target even has that too. 😂 Oh Target, we love you! 

Bonus Tip: In case you’re hosting your own Galentine’s Day brunch…

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We spotted this affordable and super adorable heart-shaped waffle maker that we think would be the perfect addition to your Galentine’s Day brunch. Besides, who doesn’t love to eat waffles to their heart’s desire?! Plus, it even comes in red or pink so you can find something to go with your great style.

And as Leslie Knope would also say, “We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” 

And if you’re heading to Target…

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Make sure to swing by their Bullseye section where they have tons of spa day goodies that would be perfect to go all out on a special friend. While you can’t find most of these items online, you can scoop up plenty of great finds in the store like lavender essential oils, bath bombs, fuzzy robes, and more – all for just a few bucks!

Now, go treat yourself and check out these Lululemon knockoffs that we found on Amazon!

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