A Simple Guide to Galentine’s Day with DOVE®

This post has been sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Galentine’s Day is around the corner, officially on February 13th. It’s [almost] more popular than Valentine’s Day. Every year, I host a few of my girlfriends to celebrate the holiday and our friendship.

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This year, to celebrate, I styled a Galentine’s Day bar cart featuring adorable sweets. I included DOVE® Bourbon Vanilla Dark Chocolate & Almond Brittle Milk Chocolate Bars, which I found at CVS. Like I’ve mentioned before, when I plan a party, I love to carry the theme throughout all of the elements.  For this party, I built the theme around DOVE® Bourbon Vanilla Dark Chocolate.

The Theme

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Galentine’s Day is all about pinks, reds, and chocolate. I wanted to carry an element of decadence through this year’s set up, too, which is why I chose DOVE® Bourbon Vanilla Dark Chocolate and Almond Brittle Milk Chocolate. They’re premium, silky chocolate bars that fit the theme perfectly.

The Game

To have some fun and reminisce about old stories, I put together a simple question card game. Using card stock from Paper Source and my inkjet printer, I created game cards. To add a special touch, I decided to emboss a gold flower on them, which I created a quick tutorial here. I love this idea because it sparks great conversation and stories from so long ago. It’s sure to get your Galentines giggling!

The Favors

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I love to send guests home with favors. It’s a nice thank you for coming. Favors don’t need to be expensive; they can be super simple. For the favors, I bought extra DOVE® Bourbon Vanilla Dark Chocolate and Almond Brittle Milk Chocolate Bars from CVS Pharmacy™.

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I wrapped them with super simple twine from my local store and added a handmade tag. Using a large circular hole punch, I cut the tag. Then, I embossed paper with pink powder and, using my heart punch, I glued the heart to the tag and perfecto—a cute gift tag. By writing in a sweet saying, it tied in with the theme. The DOVE® Chocolate Bars were an inexpensive thank you and perfectly fitting for the theme.

Do you host a Galentine’s Day party? What are your go-tos?

Affectionately known to her friends as Millennial Martha for her love of DIY and decorating, Jen can’t help but pour her heart + soul into everything she touches. She’s loved to entertain since acquiring a table and chairs, and giving gifts is one of her favorite hobbies. Jen is the creator of Girl Meets Party. Her dream is to share her passions with the world in hopes to inspire others by making the seemingly unattainable attainable.

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