Will you be my quarantine?
*insert the laughing but crying emoji here* LOL!
Seriously, though. Did you really think we’d still be here almost a full year later? Gah.
With many cities across the country still having stay-at-home orders, this year’s Valentine’s may require staying in rather than dining out. I hardly saw any of my girlfriends last year so what better way to say, “I love you” than with a Galentine’s gift!
Here’s a list of my top gift recommendations for the gals in your life.
How cute and functional are these matches? This is borderline genius IMO. These would be great for the friend who likes to meditate and do all the natural things! $8.95+
Think soap dish but better! Soap Standle attaches to the bottom of your soap to help stop that goo that inevitably forms at the bottom of a conventional soap dish. It also increases the life of your soap and is made in the U.S.A. Gotta love that! $5+
We’ve all got that health nut friend. Introduce her to Self Supplements that are packed with amazing vitamins, minerals, herbs and amino acids that taste great with plain water. So, go on and help your friend achieve her optimal health. Don’t forget to grab one for yourself, too! $39.99
Who still washes their hair every day? I’ll wait…. I am definitely part of the dry shampoo club and it is a life changer! It saves so much time when I can skip the washing and styling of my hair. Almost colorless, aiHr Dry Shampoo will add body and texture and give an irresistible sexy tousled look to your tresses. Healium Hair does not use any parabens or sulfates and each product has up to 25 botanical ingredients. These healthy hair care products are made in the US and are formulated with natural sunscreen to protect your hair from harmful UV rays. All of the products and ingredients are cruelty-free and certified by PETA. $18
“I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want!” Perfect for the Posh Spice of the group, The Caviar Co. is the San Francisco-based purveyor of fine caviar opening your palate to one of the finest delicacies in the world. Treat your friend to a luxury at-home tasting experience! Price varies.
It’s not every day that you see a black candle. Give this gift to your one-of-a-kind friend that’s like none other. VELA NEGRA pours candles with black wax because black absorbs and dispels negative energies and provides new beginnings and clarity as when the light of the vela appears, the darkness is illuminated. I just love that! $20+
This jacket by Coalatree is the perfect layer for your outdoorsy friend’s travel and nature adventures! It has long-lasting insulation that keeps its warmth even when wet, six pockets for gloves, headphones, passports, and more. Most importantly, it’s packable with an internal stuff pocket that instantly turns the jacket into an on-the-go travel pillow. $159
For a gift that can be used year round, Snow Candy’s Glitter Galaxy Snow Tube doubles as a floatie! This pink glitter filled snow tube uses the deep space super region photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Say what?! I think this would also be cool for any space enthusiast! $34.99
Oxygen in a can. Yes, it’s a thing. And your thrill seeking friend will know exactly what to do with it! Boost Oxygen is 95% pure, Aviator’s Breathing Oxygen, in a portable, easy to use handheld canister. Boost Oxygen helps you stay oxygenated and wards off shortness of breath, headaches, dizziness and nausea. It can improve sleep, lift your mood and increase mental alertness and stamina. $7.99+
We should all be ZOOM pros by now. Am I right? What better way to put those new skills to use than by hosting a virtual wine tasting with your favorite girls! The Acheson Wine Company Home Tasting Kit is a great way to catch up with friends any time of the year. $50+
Do you remember the 1st girls trip you had with your best friend? Or maybe the date you first met? Well Told offers contemporary barware that features striking etched maps of any US city. If a certain date holds more value, glasses can be beautifully engraved with the exact view of the stars, constellations, and planets from any place and time. So cool! $16+
We could all benefit from more calm in our lives. The “Love and Light” collection from Moxie Malas are bracelets made from healing crystals which allows the gift recipient to connect to the love and light within them, allowing their best qualities of themselves to shine. $28
You can’t go wrong with chocolate. It’s not possible! RED has all the guiltless indulgence of regular chocolate, but with up to 50% less calories, no added sugar, and 30-40% less fat! You’re galentine will love you! $14.99
Ladies, I don’t know about you, but you’re not going to see me lugging around a gigantic grill. Ever! I don’t care if it has rollers and comes with Wi-Fi, it’s just too much! I’m all about keeping things simple and easy. nomadiQ is the ultimate portable, lightweight gas grill for all of your charbroiled hopes and dreams. This would make an incredible gift for friends who love to camp, enjoy Korean BBQ, or live in small spaces. It’s only 12lbs! $299+
I don’t know who needs to hear this, but grazing boards are here to stay! For the friend who loves to entertain, Left Coast offers custom charcuterie boards in different styles and sizes. Engrave her name, her favorite quote….or maybe there’s an inside joke you share. Plus, they’re made in the U.S.A.! $48.50+
How fun is this chair?! Think of it as a golden throne for your hard to impress gal pal. The AirCandy Classic Armchair is a fun, spacious, super-comfortable inflatable chair. And, because it’s inflatable, it’s easy to store and put away when not in use. Yes to that! $44.99