Galentine’s Day 2017

What’s Galentine’s Day?

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I love Galentine’s Day! I’m a firm believer in the importance of having strong women in our lives and a holiday that allows you to celebrate these women, what could be better?

If you don’t know what Galentine’s Day is, it was invented by Leslie Knope on Parks and Recs.

“Oh, it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and boyfriends at home and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.”

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A holiday that gives you an excuse to eat breakfast food and celebrate the women in your life who lift you up when you’re down, inspire you to do great things and challenge you to be the best you can be. Honestly, can you think of a better holiday?

Galentines Day

I love Galentines Day. A holiday that revolves around grabbing your favorite ladies to eat breakfast food is by far the best day of the year in my opinion. Especially since I love breakfast food more than anything . . . and I have some pretty great ladies in my life.

This year, in an attempt to pass the Galentines Day tradition along, I grabbed one of my favorite gals who had never heard of GD before.

My cousin Madison is the closest I’ve ever had to a sister. She’s by far one of the funniest people I know and is the only person I’ve ever met who is always as hungry as I am. Clearly a solid choice candidate for passing on this tradition.

We started our girls day at Justamere Equestrian Riding Center – Madison’s home-away-from-home.

Justamere Equestrian

Horse Whisperer

Horse Treats

Justamere Equestrian

Welcome Sign

Red Viewing Area

Justamere Equestrian

Justamere Equestrian

Justamere Viewing Area

Justamere Equestrian

Ugg Boots and Horses

I always love to see people doing what they’re passionate about and, for Madison, that’s horses. She was so in her element and despite the freezing cold, every time she ran by my window, she gave me a big red-cheeked smile.

Eventually, she came in shivering and starving so I whisked her off to do what us ladies do best on Galentines Day – brunch!

Pecan pancakes for her.

Le Andos Cafe

Strawberry belgian waffles for me.

Le Andos Cafe

Truly a Galentines Day fit for Leslie Knope. It was like “Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.”

Did anyone else celebrate Galentines Day? More importantly, what kind of waffles did you have?