February is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for everyone’s favorite celebration of love. Nope, we’re not talking about Valentine’s Day — Galentine’s Day is coming up quickly, and it’s the perfect excuse to let your best friends (aka your truest soulmates) know exactly how much they mean to you (not that you actually need an excuse, but still).
Galentine’s Day is one of many ingenious ideas attributable to Leslie Knope, Amy Poehler’s character on “Parks and Recreation” (and, arguably, the most dedicated friend in TV history). Celebrated on Feb. 13, it’s a day to unapologetically shower your bestie(s) with love, and a thoughtful gift is one great way to do that. Below, you’ll find 11 of our favorite ideas to spoil your friends this Galentine’s Day. Pick out something special for your ride or die, and think about grabbing something extra for yourself — after all, you’re a pretty great friend to you, too.