Hosting the Ultimate Galentine's Party

Hosting the Ultimate Galentine's Party

Hosting the Ultimate Galentine's Party!

Say hello to the ultimate guide on throwing the perfect Galentine's party! Get ready to indulge in a day filled with laughter, love, and lots of girly goodness. All enjoyed in ivy dresses, of course! From a delightful waffle bar to a tempting pink treat charcuterie board, we've got you covered for an unforgettable celebration. Pink parties are our specialties!

  
WHAT WE'RE EATING - Waffle Bar Wonderland

No Galentine's party is complete without a scrumptious treat! Perfect for snacking while spending time with your fave gals!! What's darling + delicious? A waffle bar!! Elevate your brunch game by offering heart-shaped waffles using the adorable Dash waffle maker!! (online for just $10!!) Provide an array of toppings like fresh strawberries, Nutella, raspberries, whipped cream, powdered sugar, buttermilk syrup, & maple syrup. Your friends will be swooning over this sweet spread!

 
BUTTERMILK SYRUP RECIPE 
 
INGREDIENTS:

¾ cup buttermilk
1 cup sugar
½ cup unsalted butter
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

       INSTRUCTIONS:
    1. In a medium sauce pan, combine butter, sugar, & buttermilk to a boil.
    2. Once it's at a complete boil, let it boil for 1 minute. 
    3. Remove from heat then whisk in baking soda & vanilla.
    4. It will begin to foam up while boiling, and especially when other ingredients are added.
    5. Serve with your favorite pancakes or waffles. Best served warm!


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      WHAT WE'RE EATING - Pink Treat Charcuterie Board

      Bring out your inner candy queen with a pink treat charcuterie board that's as delightful to the eyes as it is to the taste buds. Head to the grocery store or dollar store and load up on all things pink! From pink waffle crackers to strawberry Pop Tarts, pink sugar cookies to Little Debbie cakes – the options are endless. Arrange them on a charcuterie board or cover the entire table for a show-stopping display that your friends can graze on all night long.


      our fave pink treats to include - pink wafter crackers, strawberry Pop Tarts, pink sugar cookies, pink Little Debbie valentine's mini cakes, hot tamales, and pink Valentines Day Reeses. (the heart- shaped ones, of course!)

       

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      WHAT WE'RE DRINKING - Sippin' Pretty at the Soda Bar

      Transport your Galentine's party to the viral world of soda shops with a DIY soda bar. Utah locals know the drill, but this trend is sure to win hearts everywhere. Grab your favorite sodas, Torani syrups, coffee creamers, & pebble ice from your local Chick-fil-A or Sonic. Check out our favorite recipes from local soda shops below to create a personalized soda experience for your friends. Cheers to a fizzy and fabulous celebration! 

          

      OUR FAVORITE SODA MIXES 
      - Dr. Pepper OR Diet Coke with Coconut Coffee Creamer
      - Dr. Peper OR Diet Coke + Vanilla Syrup + Coconut Coffee Creamer
      - Mountain Dew + Mango Syrup 
      - Mountain Dew + Raspberry Syrup + Peach Syrup + Vanilla Coffee Creamer
       Dr. Pepper + Vanilla Syrup + Peach Syrup + Half & Half
      - Diet Coke + Coconut Syrup + Fresh Lime Wedges
      Coke + Pineapple Syrup + Coconut Coffee Creamer
      + so many more online! 
       

       

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      WHAT WE'RE DOING - Favorite Things Party

       

      Introduce a unique, and super fun, twist to your Galentine's gathering with a Favorite Things Party. Wondering how it works? Each guest brings a one of their favorite items, within a set budget, and you'll exchange these treasures with each other! Turning the exchange into a game is our favorite way! These items can range from favorite beauty products to jewlery items, whatever YOUR favorite thing is! It's a fantastic way to discover new favorites and share the love for your cherished items. Plus, it adds an extra layer of excitement to your celebration!

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      WHAT WE'RE WEARING - Ivy City dresses, of course!!

      Each year we release our Lovers Collection, just in time for Valentine's Day. We dream up this collection all year & it is long awaited by all! It's our most frilly, feminine, and FABULOUS collection of the year! The first chapter of this iconic collection is LIVE!! Any of these stunning styles would be perfect for your galentine's party! 

         

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      There you have it, friends – a guide to throwing the perfect Galentine's party that will leave your friends talking for weeks!


      ****select images courtesy of Pinterest. We do not own the rights to those images. except for the ones that our amazing ivy photographer shot, can you tell which ones they are? ;))***