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Galentine's Day & Valentine's Day 2017

Galentine's Day & Valentine's Day 2017

What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year.
— Leslie Knope

Happy Galentine's and Valentine's Day to everyone! For those of you who don't know me, these might be some of my favorite days of the year. Every year on February 13th I spend time with my girl friends, just a dedicated night for us to celebrate

Because the 13th fell on a Monday this year we decided to celebrate the Saturday before, spending the night at a friend's house, making treats and going to see Fifty Shades Darker, the Valentine's Day movie this year.  We actually got to see a proposal in the movie theater during the previews, which was by far the most exciting movie experience I have ever had. 

It can be difficult to see friends with the crazy schedules we all have, so plan something! It can be a party,a trip, a night in, a night out, or anything else you can think of. This year we made a spiked jello cups which were a perfect after movie treat. See the recipe below: 

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Strawberry Champagne Jello Cups

Ingredients

  • (2) Pre-made Jell-o Packets - Strawberry
  • (1) Cup of Champagne of your choice
  • (1/2) Cup of Vodka
  • Whipped Cream
  • Strawberries

Follow the instructions on the boxes for the Jell-o and let it cool down before mixing in the Champagne and vodka. Distribute into whatever mold you would like and let chill for 4 hours. Serve with whipped cream and strawberries. This made 6 cups.

This recipe is simple and versatile, you can change the flavors and choice of drink to have some fun. We are already thinking about Prosecco and peach flavored for Bellini Jello-o.

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Valentine's Day Cookies

We ended up making Valentine's Day sugar cookies, which are great to give to parents, coworkers and friends. Great options are cookies, cupcakes, and brownies, be as decorative and creative as you want to be.

Whether you are in a relationship or not, Valentine's day is a day for love. Celebrate all the loves in your life, including yourself.

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